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Rowing:

Rowing is an Olympic sport in which athletes propel their racing shells (specially designed boats) on water by using oars (specially designed paddles).

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Rowing Events:

Men`s Events

Women`s Events

Single scull

Double scull

Quadruple scull

Coxless pair

Coxless four

Coxwain eight

Lightweight double scull

Lightweight coxless four

Single scull

Double scull

Quadruple scull

Coxless pair

Coxwain eight

Lightweight double scull

 

Rowing:

Energy Systems*

Anaerobic, ATP – CP

20%

Anaerobic, Glycolysis

30%

Aerobic

50%

Pre – Competition Carb Loading

Yes

Average Calories Burned per One Hour**

500

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 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.

 

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