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Chemistry now: chemistry and sport

Description

This deals with the chemistry of aerobic and anaerobic respiration in the context of athletics and looks at a number of ways in which athletes can manipulate (legally!) the chemistry of this process to their advantage by monitoring the concentration of lactic acid in their blood.

Type of Activity

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working independently

Audience

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Student

Age Group

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14 to 16 years
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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Find more Chemistry in the Olympics resources at www.rsc.org/sport.