Biology Life on Earth Study Set 1
Quiz 41 :
Action and Support
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Weightlifters, bodybuilders, and other athletes who require rapid bursts of high -energy muscle output often spend a lot of money on dietary supplements. Some supplements, such as amino acids, are used as building blocks to make more high-protein muscle cells. Other supplements increase energy or provide more endurance during workouts. For example, supplements that contain creatine (often sold as creatine diphosphate) are reputed to provide more energy. Based on this information and your knowledge of muscle physiology, would you expect creatine supplements to provide extra energy? Why or why not?
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The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the major knee joint ligaments in humans, and damage to this ligament is fairly common in athletes. An ACL tear is most often a sports-related injury but can also result from accidents, falls, and work-related injuries. Most sports-related ACL tears occur when a person pivots or lands from a jump. Based on this information as well as your knowledge of ligaments, which of the following occurs in an athlete who has a torn ACL?