Section 9.3 Assessment
Terms in this set (4)
1. A. Name the two main types of fermentation.
Alcoholic and lactic acid build up.
1. B. How are alcoholic and lactic acid fermentation similar? How are they different?
They are similar because they both begin as pyruvic acid and NADH. They are different because they create different products.
2. A. Why do runners breathe heavily after a sprint race?
They breathe so heavily because of the oxygen debt required to clear the lactic acid from the body.
2. B. List the body's sources of energy in the order of which they are used during a long-distance race.
Glycogen, and then fat.