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Self Tests

Muscle Types

White meat - fast glycolytic - Type II fibers - Fast twitch

Red meat - slow oxidative - Type 1 fibers - slow twitch

 

 

 

Your Answer

 

 

Correct Answer

1. Red meat is very good at endurance events - more so than white meat.  True
False
2. Red meat has more mitochondria per cell than white meat.  True
False
3. White meat contains more capillaries than red meat.  True
False
4. White meat fatigues more quickly than red meat.  True
False
5. White meat is very good at strength events.  True
False
6. Red meat has more myoglobin than does white meat.  True
False
7. Red meat does not use any form of anaerobic respiration. (Think)  True
False

8. White meat fibers are thicker in diameter than red meat fibers.

(Think: football vs marathon)

 True
False
9. With the proper exercise, it is easy to change red meat fibers into white meat fibers.  True
False
10. The percentage of red and white meat in your body is largly due to genetics.  True
False

 
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