Blood Lactate

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Title: Blood lactate

Introduction:
Measuring blood lactate concentration provides information not only about changes in glycolysis (1) but also about anaerobic work capacity (2).
The point where heart rate or running pace at which lactic acid begins to accumulate is called the Lactate Threshold. This measurement is also sometimes called the anaerobic threshold or onset of blood lactic acid.
The lactate threshold measurement is very valuable as it is one of the more sensitive indicators of fitness level. For example, if training is ineffective the lactate threshold will be reached at a relatively low running speed; with more effective training the threshold will be achieved at a higher speed. Elite athletes reach the lactate threshold at a much higher running speed than sub-elites. The threshold is, once again, a function of effective training and also genetics. Many scientific studies indicate that the lactate threshold is one of the best predictors of distance running performance.
Objectives:
To investigate the changes in blood lactate during incremental endurance activity of sport science male student aged 24 years old.
To investigate the changes in blood lactate during pre and post endurance exercise of sport science male student aged 24 years old.
Purpose:
The purpose of this study was to measure the changes in blood lactate during pre and post and during incremental of endurance exercise on sport science male student aged 25 years old.

Methodology:

Equipment/Apparatus:

Procedures:
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2. Disinfect the area by using an alcohol swab.
3. Hold the finger firmly to prevent sudden movement, position the lancet, the phlebotomist will then make a small puncture on the fingertip, and then allow the blood to bead. Punctures in the fingertip should be into the pulp and across, rather…...

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