3. Exercise Biochemistry

  1. Professor Susan A Lanham-New2,
  2. Dr Samantha J Stear3,
  3. Dr Susan M Shirreffs4 and
  4. Dr Adam L Collins2
  1. Dr Stuart Dr Galloway

Published Online: 14 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444344905.ch3

Sport and Exercise Nutrition

Sport and Exercise Nutrition

How to Cite

Galloway, S. D. (2011) Exercise Biochemistry, in Sport and Exercise Nutrition (eds S. A. Lanham-New, S. J. Stear, S. M. Shirreffs and A. L. Collins), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444344905.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Surrey, UK

  2. 3

    Performance Influencers Limited, UK

  3. 4

    Loughborough University, UK

Author Information

  1. University of Stirling, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 SEP 2011
  2. Published Print: 23 SEP 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444334685

Online ISBN: 9781444344905



  • exercise biochemistry;
  • factors, limiting cellular metabolism;
  • metabolic energy demands of jumping;
  • high rates of ATP utilisation;
  • activity intensity and ATP hydrolysis rate;
  • requirement for ATP re-synthesis;
  • carbohydrate, fat and protein metabolism;
  • metabolic responses to environmental stress;
  • cellular ATP homeostasis;
  • exercise biochemistry and metabolic pathways


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Control and regulation of metabolic reactions

  • Carbohydrate, fat and protein metabolism

  • Metabolic responses to environmental stress

  • Metabolic adaptations to training

  • Cellular/molecular drivers for adaptations in skeletal muscle metabolism

  • Concluding remarks

  • Further reading