Training for endurance in sport and fitness
Training for endurance in sport and fitness

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Training for endurance in sport and fitness

7 End-of-course quiz

You can take part in a quiz which is an opportunity to check your learning of some of the main points addressed in this course.

End-of-course quiz

What are the key determinants of endurance performance?

a. 

a) VO2 max, Lactate threshold, Exercise economy, Anaerobic power


b. 

b) VO2 max, Lactate turnpoint, Exercise economy, Aerobic power


c. 

c) VO2 max, Lactate threshold, Exercise economy, Anaerobic power


d. 

d) VO2 peak, Lactate turnpoint, Exercise economy, Aerobic power


The correct answer is a.

How can running economy be improved?

a. 

a) Reduce body fat


b. 

b) Improve biomechanics


c. 

c) Wear lighter shoes with good cushioning


d. 

d) all of the above


The correct answer is d.

Which of the following is not a form of endurance training?

a. 

a) Long Slow Distance Training


b. 

b) High Intensity Interval Training


c. 

c) Plyometrics


d. 

d) Fartlek training


The correct answer is c.

Why should strength training be included within an endurance athletes training programme?

a. 

a) To reduce the risk of injury


b. 

b) To enhance exercise economy


c. 

c) To enhance anaerobic power


d. 

d) All of the above


The correct answer is d.

Which of the following models of training intensity distribution is more beneficial for endurance performance?

a. 

a) Pyramid training


b. 

b) Polarised training


c. 

c) Threshold training


d. 

d) Fartlek training


The correct answer is b.

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