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Mitochondria Functions and Training

Most cells get their energy from cellular respiration, a process that breaks down glucose molecules and harvests the chemical energy they contain. This essay describes research results on the effects of physical exercise on the efficiency of cellular respiration in laboratory rats and the potential application of these findings for human endurance athletes.

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