Mitochondria: The PowerHouse of the Cell
Watch the following movie to review the importance of your mitochondria. Make notes to answer the following questions:
- Distinguish between fast and slow twitch fibers. When are they used? Which have more mitochondria?
- What does exercise training do for our muscle cells?
- What damages mitochondrial DNA?
- As a person ages, what changes occur that contributes to aging and lack of stamina?