The effects of resistance training on running economy - a review

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Debby Sargent

Running economy can be defined as the oxygen uptake required for a given velocity of submaximal running, and is a better predictor of distance running performance than maximal oxygen uptake (VO2max) in athletes who have a similar VO2max. Small improvements in running economy could, in theory, make the difference between winning and losing when the margins between athletes are small. Therefore, interventions to improve running economy are sought after.

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