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Energy Sources for Prolonged Exercise

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1A person who sprints for 45 seconds obtains most of their energy from
A)muscle triglycerides.
B)plasma free fatty acids.
C)blood glucose.
D)muscle glycogen.



2What happens to the amount of muscle glycogen used for energy as exercise continues?
A)it increases
B)it decreases
C)it continues unchanged
D)it is never used



3After 3 hours of exercise what are the main sources of energy?
A)blood glucose and plasma free fatty acids
B)blood glucose and muscle glycogen
C)blood glucose and muscle triglycerides
D)muscle glycogen and muscle triglycerides



4What happens to the amount of plasma free fatty acids used for energy as exercise continues?
A)they increase
B)they decrease
C)they continue unchanged
D)they are never used



5Where are most plasma free fatty acids obtained from?
A)hydrolysis of blood glucose
B)hydrolysis of muscle triglycerides
C)hydrolysis of stored fat
D)sports beverages







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