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Oxygen deficit

The time when commencing exercise where there is an inadequate oxygen supply.

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Oxygen debt

The volume of oxygen required to oxidize the lactic acid produced by exercise.

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Oxidative system

An aerobic metabolic system in the body that yields large amounts of ATP and the by-products carbon dioxide, water, and…

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Overweight

A condition in which an individual’s weight exceeds the population norm or average, which is determined by height-weight tables based…

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Overuse injuries

Repetitive injury caused by repetitive activities, such as tendonitis or bursitis.

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Overtraining

Excessive exercise resulting in various physical symptoms, such as chronic fatigue or insomnia.

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Origin

Most muscles have at least two tendons, each one attaching to a bone. One of these attachments tends to be…

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Obturator nerve

Nerve that rises from the ventral divisions of the second, third, and fourth lumbar nerves; the branch from the third…

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Obesity

A condition in which there is “an excess of body fat frequently resulting in a significant impairment of health”; a…

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