Document Detail


Gender comparison of physiologic and perceptual responses in recreational marathon runners.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19953819     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
PURPOSE: The aim of this investigation was to compare gender differences in physiologic and perceptual responses during a 1-h run at recent marathon pace and running economy at three speeds in recreational marathon runners. METHODS: In a counterbalanced design, 10 men and 10 women completed a 1-h treadmill run and a running economy test. Treadmill speed for the 1-h run ranged from 141 to 241 mmin(-1) and 134, 168, and 188 m x min(-1) for running economy. Physiologic parameters (oxygen uptake, carbon dioxide production, pulmonary ventilation, and heart rate) and perceived exertion were measured. Repeated-measures ANOVA was used to compare any gender differences (P < .05) during the 1-h run and a two-way ANOVA was used to compare running economy. With this sample, estimated marathon energy expenditure, body composition, and maximal physiologic function was reported. RESULTS: With the exception of an allometric expression of VO2 (mL x min(-1) kg BW(-0.75)), similar gender physiologic and perceptual responses were found during the 1-h run. Although not significant, the females exercised at a higher percent VO2(max) (8% to 9%) during the run. Similar gender differences were also noted during the running economy tests. CONCLUSIONS: Although the male runners completed a recent marathon significantly faster than the females, similar gender physiologic and perceptual responses were generally found during the 1-h treadmill run and the running economy tests.
Authors:
Mark Loftin; Melinda Sothern; Georgianna Tuuri; Connie Tompkins; Cathie Koss; Marc Bonis
Related Documents :
1249529 - The problem of peak identification in crossed immunoelectrophoresis: a modification of ...
18438219 - Changes in spring-mass model parameters and energy cost during track running to exhaust...
19188889 - Biomechanical and physiological comparison of barefoot and two shod conditions in exper...
8964759 - Treadmill exercise training and estradiol increase plasma acth and prolactin after nove...
17194229 - The effects of sprint running training on sloping surfaces.
12741869 - Physiological cost of running while wearing spring-boots.
8712969 - Ultrasonographic assessment of the swelling of the human masseter muscle after static a...
15994239 - No effect of short-term testosterone manipulation on exercise substrate metabolism in men.
18082309 - Cadmium adsorption on vermiculite, zeolite and pumice: batch experimental studies.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of sports physiology and performance     Volume:  4     ISSN:  1555-0265     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2009 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-12-03     Completed Date:  2010-01-07     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101276430     Medline TA:  Int J Sports Physiol Perform     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  307-16     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Health, Exercise Science, and Recreation Management, University of Mississippi, University, MS, USA.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Energy Metabolism / physiology*
Exercise Tolerance / physiology*
Female
Humans
Male
Perception / physiology*
Recreation / physiology*
Running / physiology*
Sex Distribution
Time Factors

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  High-intensity training in football.
Next Document:  Intersession reliability of kinematic and kinetic variables during vertical jumps in men and women.