Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Fatigue, lactic acid build up and recovery time

Equipment

Stopclock

Method

Start the stopcock and clench and unclench hand fully as rapidly as possible until the burning sensation becomes too great. Stop the stopcock.
Wait for 1 minute then repeat the test.
Increase the wait time by 1 minute and repeat again, and continue up until a 10 minute interval between exercises.

Produce a plot of interval between exercise vs time to onset of fatigue.