Multiple of SMR (Standard Metabolic Rate) in athlete and untrained human

Range х20SMR in athlete: х12SMR in untrained human SMR
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Rolfe DF, Brown GC. Cellular energy utilization and molecular origin of standard metabolic rate in mammals. Physiol Rev. 1997 Jul77(3):731-58. p.732 right column top paragraphPubMed ID9234964
Primary Source BLAXTER, K. Energy Metabolism in Animals and Man. Cambridge, UK Cambridge Univ. Press, 1989
Comments A trained athlete’s maximal metabolic rate may be 20 x SMR, whereas in an untrained human a value of 12 x SMR would be more usual (primary source).
Entered by Uri M
ID 107960