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Author Buttelli, O. ♦ Vandewalle, H. ♦ Jouanin, J. C.
Source SpringerLink
Content type Text
Publisher Springer-Verlag
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©1999
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Social sciences ♦ Sociology & anthropology
Abstract The effects of fatigue upon the torque-velocity (T-ω) relationship in cycling were studied in 11 subjects. Fatigue was induced by short exhausting exercise, on a cycle ergometer, consisting of 4 all-out sprints without recovery. The linear (T-ω) relationship was determined during each all-out sprint, before, during and after the exhausting exercise. The kinetics of the T-ω relationship had permitted the study of the recovery of optimal torque, optimal velocity and their corresponding maximal power outputs (P max), 30 s or 1 min after the short exhausting exercise. Fatigue induced a parallel shift to the left of the T-ω relationship which was partly reversed by a parallel shift to the right during recovery. After 30 s recovery optimal velocity, optimal torque and P max were slightly lower than the corresponding values before the exhausting exercise; after 1-min optimal velocity and optimal torque had recovered 99% and 97% of their initial values. These mechanical data suggested that the causes of exhaustion were processes that allowed fast recovery of both optimal velocity and optimal torque.
ISSN 03015548
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1999-07-08
Publisher Place Berlin/Heidelberg
e-ISSN 14396327
Journal European Journal of Applied Physiology
Volume Number 80
Issue Number 3
Page Count 3
Starting Page 249
Ending Page 251


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