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the ability to sustain an activity over a period of time.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
The ability to sustain a physical activity, perform repetitive submaximal contractions, or exert a force for a prolonged period
Types Aerobic endurance—the basis of all forms of endurance—anaerobic endurance, speed endurance, strength endurance
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The ability to continue performing a given task over a prolonged period of time Sports medicine 'The ability to perform repetitive submaximal contractions', often understood to occur after a long period of time. Cf Eccentric contraction.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.


Ability of muscle (e.g., cardiac or skeletal) and the musculoskeletal system to sustain a force, or generate a force repeatedly over time.
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The time limit of a person's ability to maintain either a specific force or power involving muscular contractions.
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Patient discussion about endurance

Q. Does anyone have tips to increase on my cardio endurance levels, like by supplementation? Does anyone have tips to increase on my cardio endurance levels, like by supplementation? I am regular with my exercise and good diet….

A. Your cardio is different and has no role and connection with endurance. The more you become stronger with exercises like aerobic and anaerobic the stronger your muscles, joints and your heart. Please, no extra supplementation is required and only balanced diet. You can increase on workout timing as endurance has a link with increased timing which it will give to your body and heart as well.

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A statistician might call Cooper's r=0.90 a spurious correlation, and would not at all be impressed that this result represented evidence of endurance as Cooper and unfortunately others had legions of researchers believe.
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Try the twice weekly weight-room workouts both in-season and in the off-season for a while and see if there is improvement in strength, power, and endurance in the water.
The risk of lone AF appeared to increase once a man exceeded about 1,500 lifetime hours of endurance sports activity, or 3 hours per week for 10 years.
That said, the sequence of exercise for muscle endurance goals is not as crucial since it's necessary to reach fatigue in these programs, as opposed to trying to avoid it.
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