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15 various physical activities was examined in 275 subjects under training conditions of the particular activity. The sample contains usually 15 medium athletically developed persons at minimum.

The energy metabolism was followed by indirect calorimetrical method, the heart rate was registered throughout the experiment telemetrically. The activities were divided into three groups, according to the time of duration.

The results showed, that the energy expenditure ranges in A-group (duration 5 min and more) 0.08–0.26 kcal/min/kg, in B-group (1–3 min) 0.11–0.45 kcal/min/kg, and in C-group (1–30 sec) 0.68–1.75 kcal per min/kg. The observed values of heart rate, pulmonary ventilation, and oxygen uptake are discussed.

The correlation between the energy expenditure and the intensity of the motional activity, according to pedagogues' observation was not found. The relationship to physiological function was with respect to motional activity on 1–5% significance level, especially in sports from groups A and B.

It was constructed the graph of the relationship of the intensity of metabolism, against duration of the activity. Three fields limited by parallel lines enables us to judge the real metabolic rate during the sports' activity of examined persons to functional development of his organismus.

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Seliger, V. Energy metabolism in selected physical exercises. Int. Z. Angew. Physiol. Einschl. Arbeitsphysiol. 25, 104–120 (1968).

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