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Title Foods, nutrition, and sports performance : an international scientific concensus, held 4-6 February, 1991 and organized by Mars, Incorporated with International Olympic Committee patronage / edited by Clyde Williams and John T. Devlin
Edition First edition
Published London ; New York : E & F N SPON, 1992
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 194 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Contributors; Preface; Introduction; Foods, nutrition and sports performance: final consensus statement; 1 Limits of energy turnover in relation to physical performance, achievement of energy balance on a daily basis; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 The lower limit of energy expenditure; 1.3 The upper limit of energy expenditure; 1.4 Changes in energy expenditure during a training programme; 1.5 Regulation of energy balance at a changing energy turnover; References; Appendix; Commentary by Kiens, Rodriguez and Hamm
2 Carbohydrates and exercise2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Sources and body stores of carbohydrate; 2.3 Carbohydrate utilization during exercise; 2.4 Factors influencing carbohydrate utilization during exercise; Acknowledgement; References; 3 Timing and method of increased carbohydrate intake to cope with heavy training, competition and recovery; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Carbohydrate types and metabolic rates; 3.3 Muscle glycogen resynthesis following exercise; 3.4 Maximizing muscle glycogen prior to competition; 3.5 Pre-event nutrition; 3.6 Carbohydrate feeding during exercise; References
6.4 EpilogueReferences; 7 Minerals: exercise performance and supplementation in athletes; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 General description of minerals; 7.3 Determination of mineral status; 7.4 Nutritional assessment of athletes; 7.5 Mineral status of athletes; 7.6 The relationship of mineral status and performance; 7.7 Should mineral supplements be recommended?; 7.8 Concluding remarks; References; 8 Fluid and electrolyte loss and replacement in exercise; 8.1 Introduction; 8.2 Availability of ingested fluids; 8.3 Metabolic effects of carbohydrate ingestion during exercise
8.4 Fluid loss and temperature regulation8.5 Electrolyte loss in sweat and the effects on body fluids; 8.6 Fluid replacement during exercise; 8.7 Effects of fluid ingestion on performance; 8.8 Post-exercise rehydration; 8.9 Practical issues in fluid replacement during exercise; 8.10 Exercise intensity and duration; 8.11 Composition of drinks; 8.12 Environmental conditions; 8.13 State of training and acclimation; References; 9 Heat -- sweat -- dehydration -- rehydration: a praxis oriented approach; References to Table 1; Index
Commentary by Kiens, Rodriguez and HammCommentary by Brouns; 4 Effect of exercise on protein requirements; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Importance of protein; 4.3 Factors that affect protein need; 4.4 Summary and conclusions; References; 5 Importance of fat as a support nutrient for energy: metabolism of athletes; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Utilization of the fat depots; 5.3 FFA fluxes in circulation during exercise; 5.4 Adaptations by physical training; References; 6 Vitamin supplementation and physical exercise performance; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Prologue; 6.3 Vitamin supplementation studies
Summary This book includes all the papers presented at the meeting, revised to take account of all the points made during discussions, and the Consensus Statement itself. The topics covered include recommendations for optimum carbohydrate, protein, fat, total energy, fluid and electrolyte, and vitamin mineral intakes to maximise sports performance
Notes "First appeared as a special supplement to the Journal of sports sciences in the summer of 1991"--Preface
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Athletes -- Nutrition -- Congresses
Sports -- Physiological aspects -- Congresses.
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
Genre/Form Congress.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Lausanne (1991)
Form Electronic book
Author Devlin, John T.
Williams, Clyde.
International Olympic Committee.
Mars, Incorporated.
ISBN 1136738215
OTHER TI Journal of sports sciences. Supplement