anaerobic capacity

an·aer·o·bic ca·pa·ci·ty

(an'ār-ō'bik kă-pas'i-tē)
Maximal work performed during maximum-intensity short-term physical effort; reflects the energy output capacity of anaerobic glycolysis.
See also: Wingate test
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Anaerobic capacity is the maximum amount of ATP resynthesized via anaerobic metabolism during a specific mode of short-duration maximal exercise (Green and Dawson, 1993).
The relationship between T agility test score and RAST indices (i.e., total time, mean speed, mean power, mean power per weight, and anaerobic capacity) range between very large and nearly perfect.
However, it is worth noting as a limitation that this study did not measure the increase in muscle mass, which may influence the use of measurements and body indices, in addition, the anaerobic capacity was not evaluated.
The center will feature the only sports science lab in South Carolina with anaerobic capacity testing and the evaluation of sports-related movements, including pitching motions and golf swings, according to a news release.
Anaerobic capacity is identified with the quantity of total energy because of the combination of anaerobic gliosis and phosphagen system (Rodgers,1990).
On the other hand, the Running-Based Anaerobic Sprint Test (RAST) has been used to evaluate anaerobic capacity. According to Zagatto et al.
In addition to V[O.sub.2]max, anaerobic capacity (ANC) and running economy (RE) also make an important contribution to endurance performance [9].
Changes in gene expression before and after HIIT or high intensity exercise (HIE) have been studied for physical possibilities, especially anaerobic capacity [18,19].
The Wingate test provides basic parameters of anaerobic performance: anaerobic power (AP) is the maximal value one achieves in the first few seconds of the test and represents the phosphocreatine energetic pathway of power development; the mean power is a unit of anaerobic capacity (AC) that includes glycolytic energy release as well; the explosive power (EP) is the speed at which maximal power is achieved and reflects transformation of chemical energy into mechanical work.
Since it is known that the fatigue index indicates the rate at which power output declines for an athlete, [35] this index can provide coaches with information about an athlete's anaerobic capacity or endurance.
Izumi Tabata found that this form of training not only increases aerobic capacity, or stamina, but also improves anaerobic capacity, or ability to build muscle.
(5) proposed measuring the maximal accumulated oxygen deficit (MAOD) to determine anaerobic capacity based on oxygen uptake.