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Running economy: The forgotten factor in elite performance

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dc.contributor.author Foster, Carl
dc.contributor.author Lucía Mulas, Alejandro
dc.date.accessioned 2016-07-22T17:35:53Z
dc.date.available 2016-07-22T17:35:53Z
dc.date.issued 2007
dc.identifier.citation Foster, C., & Lucía, A. (2007). Running economy: The forgotten factor in elite performance. Sports medicine, 37(4-5), 316-319. spa
dc.identifier.issn 01121642
dc.identifier.issn 11792035
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11268/5455
dc.description.abstract Running performance depends on maximal oxygen uptake VO↓2max, the ability to sustain a high percentage of VO↓2max for an extended period of time and running economy. Running economy has been studied relatively less than the other factors. Running economy, measured as steady state oxygen uptake VO↓2 at intensities below the ventilatory threshold is the standard method. Extrapolation to a common running speed (268 m/min) or as the VO↓2 required to run a kilometer is the standard method of assessment. Individuals of East African origin may be systematically more economical, although a smaller body size and a thinner lower leg may be the primary factors. Strategies for improving running economy remain to be developed, although it appears that high intensity running may be a common element acting to improve economy. spa
dc.description.sponsorship SIN FINANCIACIÓN spa
dc.language.iso eng spa
dc.title Running economy: The forgotten factor in elite performance spa
dc.type conferenceObject spa
dc.description.impact 3.619 JCR (2007) Q1, 3/72 Sport sciences spa
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess spa
dc.subject.uem Carreras(Atletismo)-Entrenamiento spa
dc.subject.unesco Deporte spa
dc.description.filiation UEM spa
dc.peerreviewed Si spa


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