Endurance ratios of middle-distance race


  • Elvira A. Lazareva Ulyanovsk State Pedagogical University named after I.N. Ulyanov, Russian Federation
  • Olga A. Stepanova Ulyanovsk State Pedagogical University named after I.N. Ulyanov, Russian Federation
  • Evgenia O. Panova Ulyanovsk State Pedagogical University named after I.N. Ulyanov, Russian Federation
  • Lyudmila A. Kochurova Ulyanovsk State Pedagogical University named after I.N. Ulyanov, Russian Federation
  • Natalia S. Grigorieva Ulyanovsk State Pedagogical University named after I.N. Ulyanov, Russian Federation




Time limit, Anaerobic, Aerobic, Ergometric criteria


The paper deals with the ergometric endurance criteria in field-and-track middle-distance race and systematizes the applied training means according to the direction (nature) of the physiological effect. The ergometric analysis of ‘velocity – time’ and ‘distance – time’ dependences, according to the data of the world race records, allows defining the role of the aerobic and anaerobic energy production at particular distances of the field-and-track race. The level of development of the sportsmen’s aerobic and anaerobic capacities affects the manifestation of special endurance in the middle-distance race. The experiment was conducted among field-and-track athletes of high qualification specializing in the middle (800 and 1500 m) distances. The main factor influencing the result in a race is the energy indicators. So, their measurement and estimate serve the main leverage of the training session. The use of predominantly anaerobic exercises during the specialized work-outs significantly improves the runners’ special endurance indicators.


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Lazareva, E. A., Stepanova, O. A., Panova, E. O., Kochurova, L. A., & Grigorieva, N. S. (2019). Endurance ratios of middle-distance race. Journal of Human Sport and Exercise, 14(3), 500–505. https://doi.org/10.14198/jhse.2019.143.01



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