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Canoe Kayak 3 Canadian Academy of Sports Nutrition caasn

Canoe/Kayak Slalom Events (All Events)

Canoe/Kayak Sprint: Women`s Events

(All events, except K-1 200 m kayak single)

Energy Systems*

Anaerobic, ATP – CP

10%

Anaerobic, Glycolysis

50%

Aerobic

40%

Pre – Competition Carb Loading

Yes

Averaged Calories Burned per One Hour**

350 – 450

Endurance Diet Required

No

Risk of Muscle Breakdown (Rhabdomyolysis)***

Low

Risk of Sports Injuries

Low

Benefits from Creatine****

Moderate

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 these events.

***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 these events, see the “energy map” below.

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