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Baseball:

Baseball is a bat – and – ball sport in which two teams of nine players play together, taking turns batting and fielding. This sport has not been regularly on the Olympic calendar, and sometimes it has been voted out of the summer Olympic Games.

Baseball 1 Canadian Academy of Sports Nutrition.www.caasn.com

Baseball:

Energy Systems*

Anaerobic, ATP – CP

60%

Anaerobic, Glycolysis

10%

Aerobic

30%

Pre – Competition Carb Loading

Yes

Average Calories Burned per One Hour**

370

Endurance Diet Required

No

Risk of Muscle Breakdown (Rhabdomyolysis)***

Low

Risk of Sports Injuries

Moderate

Benefits from Creatine****

Maximum

Fitness Demands

Agility      

Yes

Endurance

++

Explosive Power

Yes

Speed

Yes

       

*See “Energy Systems” under the section of “Sports Nutrition”.

**Your body weight and body metabolism are important elements affecting the average calories you burn during any physical activities. This is the average amount of calories burned by a person with a body weight of 155 Ibs (70 Kg) within one hour of this sport.

***See “Post – Exercise Rhabdomyolysis under the section of “Athletic Disorders”.

****See “Creatine Monohydrate” under the section of “Sports – Performance Enhancers”.

 

For the “energy paths” of this sport, see the “energy map” below.

 

Baseball 2 Canadian Academy of Sports Nutrition.www.caasn.com

 

 

 

 

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