Kenneth E. Fallon

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The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of altering substrate availability on metabolism and performance during intense cycling. Seven highly trained men ingested a random order of three isoenergetic meals 90 min before cycling at 80% maximal oxygen uptake (VO2max) for 20 min (about 310 W), followed by a 600 kJ time trial lasting about 30 min.(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate biochemical changes related to muscle breakdown, hepatic damage, hyponatraemia, and a number of other variables in the serum of participants in a 1600 km ultramarathon run. METHODS Blood samples were obtained from nine participants (seven men, two women) in a 1600 km foot race before, after 4 and 11 days of running, and at the(More)
OBJECTIVE To document the injuries sustained by participants in a 1005 km ultramarathon. METHODS Clinical notes were reviewed on entrants in the 1005 km Sydney to Melbourne ultramarathon. An injury was recorded following self referral by a participant or if the history obtained from the runner or his support crew indicated the likelihood of a significant(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate haematological variations and iron related changes in the serum of participants in a 1600 kilometre ultramarathon run. PARTICIPANTS Seven male and two female participants in a 1600 km foot race. METHODS Blood samples were obtained from the participants before, after four and 11 days of running, and at the end of the event.(More)
Stress fractures of the clavicle are rare. This is the report of one such fracture in a 10 year old female gymnast, who presented with a six week history of medial clavicular pain. Radiographs and a computed tomography scan showed an undisplaced fracture through the medial third of the clavicle extending inferiorly to the rhomboid fossa in the inferior(More)
BACKGROUND Simultaneous presentation of multiple primary central nervous system (CNS) malignancies is extremely rare. There have been only eight cases of meningiomas co-existing with primary cerebral lymphoma, reported in the literature. CASE DESCRIPTION We present a case of a patient who underwent surgical resection of an olfactory grove meningioma that(More)
Pneumomediastinum is an uncommon complication of sporting activity. The case of a young asthmatic surf lifesaver is reported in which several factors are thought to have been involved in the aetiology of his condition. Treatment was expectant and a full recovery was made over a short period. This is the first reported case of pneumomediastinum occurring(More)
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