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10.4 Outdoor Sports

10.4 Outdoor Sports
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    You may have noticed that the graph in Example 6 shows that the number of calories burned by males is greater than the number of calories burned by females for each sport. This is true because, according to the Mayo Clinic, men usually have less body fat and more muscle than women of the same age and weight. The human body burns more calories to maintain muscle, whether during activity or at rest.

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    • View a listing of cross country skiing resorts.
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    One reason that the Swedish athletes may have had a higher oxygen uptake than American athletes is because of differences in training and conditioning.

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