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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2005) Aerobic and resistance exercise sequence affects excess postexercise oxygen consumption.
2011) Excess postexercise oxygen consumption is unaffected by the resistance and aerobic exercise order in an exercise session.
2000) The effect of dietary restriction and menstrual cycle on excess postexercise oxygen consumption (EPOC) in young women.
1993) Factors influencing excess postexercise oxygen consumption in trained and untrained women.