Maximal and submaximal physiological responses to adaptation to deep water running.

AZEVEDO, Liane, LAMBERT, Mike I, ZOGAIB, Paulo S and BARROS NETO, Turibio L (2010). Maximal and submaximal physiological responses to adaptation to deep water running. Journal of sports sciences, 28 (4), 407-414.

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The aim of the study was to compare physiological responses between runners adapted and not adapted to deep water running at maximal intensity and the intensity equivalent to the ventilatory threshold. Seventeen runners, either adapted (n = 10) or not adapted (n = 7) to deep water running, participated in the study. Participants in both groups undertook a maximal treadmill running and deep water running graded exercise test in which cardiorespiratory variables were measured. Interactions between adaptation (adapted vs. non-adapted) and condition (treadmill running vs. deep water running) were analysed. The main effects of adaptation and condition were also analysed in isolation. Runners adapted to deep water running experienced less of a reduction in maximum oxygen consumption (VO2max) in deep water running compared with treadmill running than runners not adapted to deep water running. Maximal oxygen consumption, maximal heart rate, maximal ventilation, VO2max at the ventilatory threshold, heart rate at the ventilatory threshold, and ventilation at the ventilatory threshold were significantly higher during treadmill than deep water running. Therefore, we conclude that adaptation to deep water running reduces the difference in VO2max between the two modalities, possibly due to an increase in muscle recruitment. The results of this study support previous findings of a lower maximal and submaximal physiological response on deep water running for most of the measured parameters.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Humans; Water; Exercise Test; Pulmonary Ventilation; Adaptation, Physiological; Oxygen Consumption; Heart Rate; Running; Physical Fitness; Adult; Female; Male; Physical Exertion; Adaptation, Physiological; Adult; Exercise Test; Female; Heart Rate; Humans; Male; Oxygen Consumption; Physical Exertion; Physical Fitness; Pulmonary Ventilation; Running; Water; 1106 Human Movement and Sports Sciences; 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy; Sport Sciences; 3202 Clinical sciences; 4207 Sports science and exercise; 5201 Applied and developmental psychology
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Page Range: 407-414
SWORD Depositor: Symplectic Elements
Depositing User: Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited: 21 Mar 2024 16:30
Last Modified: 21 Mar 2024 16:30

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