metabolic and related thresholds

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metabolic and related thresholds

intensities of exercise (expressed as power output or as percentages of aerobic capacity, O2 max) at which specific metabolic and related changes are considered to take place. A plethora of thresholds has been proposed historically. These included many giving the same label to different criteria, or different labels to the same criterion; a number also embodied assumptions about bodily processes, at best unproven and sometimes now known to be false. The table lists six which appear unambiguous, the first five exactly as first described and the sixth slightly modified; however the two that are not related to observable phenomena (anaerobic and aerobic thresholds) are not recommended for further use. The [Lac]b (blood lactate concentration) values cited are representative approximations for a healthy but untrained young adult; they are used in some laboratories as working indices, but should not be taken as definitions of the term concerned. Other usages in the literature include: (1) OBLA as equivalent to LT or AT - confusions possible only if the reference to continuous rise is omitted from the OBLA definition; (2) the 4 mmol.L- criterion being designated as any one of 'anaerobic', 'aerobic' or 'aerobic/anaerobic' thresholds. See table overleaf .
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The maximal lactate steady state (MLSS) is the highest concentration of lactate and workload that can be maintained over time at the anaerobic threshold (12,16,23).
2009) demonstrated that LT determined by the D-max method corresponded to the maximal lactate steady state (MLSS).
From these, one of the most well-known is the Maximal Lactate Steady State (MLSS) test, which aims to assess the highest workload that can be maintained over time with stable blood lactate concentration values ([[La.
In Phase 2, during the <VT run, all but one subject met criteria for being at less than the intensity of the maximal lactate steady state (MLSS), as [La] increased < 1 mmol x [l.
min] test is a way to determine the maximal lactate steady state (MLSS), which is the gold standard of anaerobic threshold verification.
The maximal lactate steady state (MLSS) is considered the "gold standard" procedure in the assessment of aerobic endurance (2,3).
Accordingly, the LMT intensity is assumed to be a valid test to estimate the maximal lactate steady state intensity and it is determined by a lower blood lactate value from the polynomial relationship between blood lactate and exercise intensity measured during the incremental exercise phase (Morel and Zagatto, 2008; Zagatto et al.
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