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Principles of bioenergetics

6 videos
1D: When you light a candle, energy in the form of heat is dissipated into the surroundings. Without energy transfer, frogs wouldn’t jump, and cheetahs wouldn’t run. We will discuss Gibbs free energy, enthalpy, and Le Chatelier’s principles, thermodynamic concepts governing energy transfer as we examine their relationship to metabolism. After this tutorial, you will understand what it really means to “burn calories” during exercise.

Heat transfer

VIDEO 4:15 minutes


VIDEO 8:34 minutes

Le Chatelier's principle

VIDEO 14:43 minutes
Le Chatelier's Principle regarding the "stressing" of reactions in equilibrium