excess postexercise oxygen consumption

ex·cess post·ex·er·cise ox·y·gen con·sump·tion

(EPOC) (eks'es pōst-eks'ĕr-sīz ok'si-jĕn kŏn-sŭmp'shŭn)
Elevated aerobic metabolism following exercise that restores the body to its preexercise condition; duration varies with intensity and duration of exercise performed.
Synonym(s): recovery oxygen consumption.
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Excess postexercise oxygen consumption and recovery rate in trained and untrained subjects.
The calculation of the excess postexercise oxygen consumption (EPOC) was performed by the sum of the total energy cost used until the values returned to values found before the exercise.
Circuit weight training and its effects on excess postexercise oxygen consumption.
Aerobic, anaerobic, and excess postexercise oxygen consumption energy expenditure of muscular endurance and strength: 1 -set of bench press to muscular fatigue.
2005) Aerobic and resistance exercise sequence affects excess postexercise oxygen consumption.
1993) Factors influencing excess postexercise oxygen consumption in trained and untrained women.
2000) The effect of dietary restriction and menstrual cycle on excess postexercise oxygen consumption (EPOC) in young women.
1999) Effects of menstrual cycle on excess postexercise oxygen consumption in healthy young women.
Effects of exercise intensity and duration on the excess postexercise oxygen consumption.