The efficiency of severe work of different length has been studied. The results show that the efficiency of anaerobic work is only 50 p. c. of the efficiency of aerobic work. The consequences as far as professional work and athletic performances are discussed.
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Christensen, E.H., Högberg, P. The efficiency of anaerobical work. Arbeitsphysiologie 14, 249–250 (1950). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00933841
- Human Physiology
- Sport Medicine
- Athletic Performance
- Professional Work
- Anaerobic Work