What is metabolism? How does it work?

What is Metabolism and Why is it Important? Metabolism is the amount of energy that is required to sustain the basic functions of the body. Your body constantly burns calories during eating, sleeping, cleaning and similar activities. Metabolism is influenced by body composition. These compositions are the proportion of muscle and fat tissues in the […]

Measurement Of Work And Power

  Bench Step    The term ergometry refers to the measurement of work output. The word ergometer refers to the appai ratus or device used to measure a specific type of) work. Many types of ergometers are in use today in exercise physiology laboratories ( figure ).       Figure  Illustrations of four different ergometers used […]

Work And Power Defıned

Work Work is defined as the product of force multiplied by distance: Work = force X distance The SI unit for force is Newtons (N), whereas the SI unit for distance is meters (m). Consider the following example to compute work during a weight-lifting exer-cise. If you lifted a 10-kilogram (Kg) weight upward over the […]