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Question 1: Why does an athlete breathe faster and deeper than usual after finishing the race?

Question 1: Why does an athlete breathe faster and deeper than usual after finishing the race?

Grade:12th pass

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Pawan Prajapati
askIITians Faculty 60796 Points
one year ago
Answer: Anathlete needs to supply extra energy to his muscle cells which have worked hard during running. For this, he breathes faster and deeper so that more oxygen is supplied to the cells. This speeds up the breakdown of food and as a result, more energy is released.

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