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Chapter 6. Fundamentals of Exercise Physiology and Nutrition

What is the path oxygen follows to get from the air to the working cells?

A. Right atrium, right ventricle, pulmonary artery, alveoli, pulmonary vein, capillaries, cell

B. Pulmonary artery, left atrium, left ventricle, aorta, alveoli, capillaries, cell

C. Alveoli, right atrium, left atrium, left ventricle, vena cava, capillaries, cell

D. Alveoli, pulmonary vein, left atrium, left ventricle, aorta, capillaries, cell

Where does the majority of digestion occur?

A. Stomach

B. Small intestine

C. Liver

D. Large intestine

Where does the majority of absorption occur?

A. Stomach

B. Small intestine

C. Liver

D. Large intestine

Where does protein get converted to glucose?

A. Stomach

B. Small intestine

C. Liver

D. Large intestine

Jane ate an egg 4 hours prior to beginning a 7-mile run. The amino acids absorbed from the egg have just passed into the bloodstream. What is the most likely pathway for the ketogenic amino acids?

A. Delivery to muscle for storage

B. Delivery to fat for storage

C. Conversion to glucose for energy

D. Entry into an oxidative pathway for energy

What is the primary energy system to fuel a plyometric jump squat?

A. Phosphagen system

B. Anaerobic glycolysis

C. Aerobic glycolysis

D. Fatty acid oxidation

E. Amino acid deamination

What is the primary energy system to fuel cycling at 70% of VO2 max for 15 minutes?

A. Phosphagen system

B. Anaerobic glycolysis

C. Aerobic glycolysis

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