oxygen cost

oxygen cost

the rate of oxygen usage for a particular task or work rate.
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They compared oxygen cost, heart rate, blood pressure, rate-pressure product, and rating of perceived exertion.
There will be a particular RGO hip joint stiffness where the oxygen cost of walking will be at a minimum.
2] data, the optimum walking speed, that would elicit the lowest oxygen cost, was calculated and compared between the two shoe conditions.
It is unclear what the exact mechanism behind the apparent benefits is however the researchers suspect it could be a result of the nitrate turning into NO in the body reducing the oxygen cost of exercise.
Thus, the oxygen cost of breathing at rest is only about 2% of total body oxygen consumption.
The net effect is to reduce afterload and improve cardiac output with no oxygen cost.
slower than normal walking speed, increased oxygen cost, and the high incidence of stumbles and falls, remain a focus of our research efforts to help improve the mobility of people living with transfemoral amputation.
The Indiana University research, "Inspiratory Muscle Training reduces the Oxygen Cost of Breathing during Exercise," was presented June 3 at the American College of Sports Medicine annual meeting.
1995) found that artificially increasing leg mass by the addition of weights strapped to the thighs and lower legs resulted in a significantly higher oxygen cost of cycling across a range of pedal cadences.
He has worked with numerous distance runners and triathletes on increasing running efficiency and decreasing oxygen cost of running.
However, they suspect it could be a result of the nitrate turning into nitric oxide in the body, reducing the oxygen cost of exercise.