Lesson Plan 12: Lactic acid and power
Lactic acid and power (Page 63 of the Teacher's Pack)
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Suitable for: 11-16 years
Curriculum and learning links:
- Respiration, work done, power
- Explain why lactic acid is produced
- Calculate the work done by, and power of, students running up stairs
Clip 33: Sport science - Liz and Dallas look into the science behind running - including respiration and lactic acid build up.
Clip 34: Horsepower - What is horsepower and how much does a horse have?