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Metabolic cost comparison of cross country skiing between elite and non-elite skiers

Kenneth J. Harkins

Metabolic cost comparison of cross country skiing between elite and non-elite skiers

by Kenneth J. Harkins

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Energy metabolism.,
  • Exercise -- Physiological aspects.,
  • Cross-country skiing.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Kenneth J. Harkins.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP171
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 38 leaves :
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17763389M

      The jaw-dropping benefits of cross-country skiing. Open this photo in gallery: Researchers tested a group of 16 elite Norwegian skiers, half . From a technical point of view, the difference between the two types of skiing is that in cross country skiing only the toe of your boot is attached to your ski. In downhill skiing, the entire boot is attached to the ski by your binding. Cross country skiers can go up, and down, a variety of terrains.

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    Top-level cross-country skiers and their coaches tend to embrace a high-volume, low-intensity training paradigm. Training programs unveiled at international cross-country skiing coaches' seminars reveal that elite and very good skiers usually spend less than 20 percent - and sometimes as little as 10 percent - of training time at an intensity below lactate threshold during a year of training. The Snowscape 8 cross-country skis have all the main features users are looking for in pair. This includes a lightweight Desolite core that is durable and sturdy, a wider platform for lots of maneuverability for easy ups and downs and an aggressive grip with no maintenance.


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Metabolic cost comparison of cross country skiing between elite and non-elite skiers by Kenneth J. Harkins Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Metabolic cost comparison of cross country skiing between elite and non-elite skiers. [Kenneth J Harkins]. The equally well‐trained leg and arm muscles of elite cross‐country skiers allow comparison of their metabolic properties without the complication of a difference in this respect.

It is notable that during cross‐country skiing, net lactate uptake is higher and lactate release lower in the legs than the arms, despite similar amounts of work and net glucose uptake (Van Hall et al., ).Cited by:   This has permitted skiers to reduce their metabolic cost by more than 50% per meter (Formenti et al.

), allowing today’s elite skiers to finish the race in well under 4 h. Such an increase in average speed has also been evident in recent decades, exemplified by a ~ 10% speed increase in international elite distance races from to Cited by: 2.

contribution to sprint cross-country skiing is the gross efficiency (GE) method (Andersson et al.,; Andersson and McGawley, ) as introduced by Serresse et al. Ten elite female cross-country skiers were continuously measured by a global positioning system device during an international km cross-country skiing time-trial in the classical technique.

Comparison of a Double Poling Ergometer and Field Test for Elite Cross Country Sit Skiers Article PDF Available. Aim of the present study was to compare skiing performance, measured by maximal. Cost: $ Cross Country Ski Packages.

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Skiing and physical training can be both an aerobic and an anaerobic activity, and the fuel sources for both need to be adequately replaced. During gate training, skiers are required to go hard for bouts of seconds. Depending on the drills, training sessions may last from hours and be repeated twice a day.

For cross country skiers, choosing a ski length is most heavily influenced by skier weight. Heavier skiers need longer skis and each ski length should have a recommended weight range. Research the specifications of your skis before ordering to be sure your ski will be appropriate for your weight.

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The relationship and work with various national teams and the 75 elite. Holmberg H.C. () Physiology of cross-country skiing - with special emphasis on the role of the upper body. Karolinska Institutet. Holmberg H.

C., Lindinger S., Stöggl T., Eitzlmair E., Müller E. () Biomechanical analysis of double poling in elite cross-country skiers. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exerc A prospective study of cross-country ski injuries conducted in Vermont revealed an injury rate of per thousand skier days.

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Responses to training in cross-country skiers Article (PDF Available) in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 31(8) September with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'. Runners and cross country skiers can both put together impressive displays of endurance.

Marathons are the most commonly referenced long distance running event at miles ( kilometers). Similarly impressive distances can be covered by cross country skiers. Cross country skiing marathons are approximately 25 miles (40 kilometers).

Information about the open-access article 'A Comparison between Alpine Skiing, Cross-Country Skiing and Indoor Cycling on Cardiorespiratory and Metabolic Response' in DOAJ.

DOAJ is an online directory that indexes and provides access to quality open access, peer-reviewed journals. Introduction. For decades, physiology of alpine skiing has been a topic of research with several publications (Andersen and Montgomery,Turnbull et al., ), primarily focussing on energy systems’ contributions to the task of ski the sport has undergone equipment changes during the last decade, research has continued to provide a clear profile of current metabolic demands.

Energy system contribution during cross-country (XC) skiing races is dependent on several factors, including the race duration, track profile, and sub-techniques applied, and their subsequent effects on the use of the upper and lower body.

This review provides a scientific synopsis of the interactions of energy system contributions from a physiological, technical, and tactical perspective.

INTRODUCTION. Cross-country skiing is an endurance sport popular in Northern Europe, Canada and the United States of America [].Individual races last 12 to 90 minutes for female athletes, and 22 to minutes for the men, involving downhill, uphill and level skiing [].In contrast to distance running and long-distance cycling, cross-country skiing uses both upper and lower body.

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This listing of the Top 10 Cross Country Skiing Areas in the United States is constantly being revised. So, if .To compare the effects of strength training versus ski-ergometer training on double-poling gross efficiency (GE), maximal speed (V max), peak oxygen uptake ($$\\dot{V}{\\text{O}}_{{ 2 {\\text{peak}}}}$$ V ˙ O 2 peak) for elite male and female junior cross-country skiers.

Thirty-three elite junior cross-country skiers completed a 6-week training-intervention period with two additional min.Introduction. Cross-country skiing is physically demanding, technically complex, and performed on varying terrain and at widely varying speeds.1,2 In most races, approximately one-third of the distance is performed on uphill, flat, and downhill terrain, respectively, and a skier must alter his technique and work rate according to the incline, snow friction, and air drag.2–4 To successfully.