Acute Effects of Carbohydrate Supplementation on Intermittent Sports Performance

@inproceedings{Baker2015AcuteEO,
  title={Acute Effects of Carbohydrate Supplementation on Intermittent Sports Performance},
  author={Lindsay B. Baker and Ian Rollo and Kimberly W. Stein and Asker E. Jeukendrup},
  booktitle={Nutrients},
  year={2015}
}
Intermittent sports (e.g., team sports) are diverse in their rules and regulations but similar in the pattern of play; that is, intermittent high-intensity movements and the execution of sport-specific skills over a prolonged period of time (~1-2 h). Performance during intermittent sports is dependent upon a combination of anaerobic and aerobic energy systems, both of which rely on muscle glycogen and/or blood glucose as an important substrate for energy production. The aims of this paper are… CONTINUE READING
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