Carbohydrate-electrolyte drink ingestion and skill performance during and after 2 hr of indoor tennis match play.

@article{McRae2012CarbohydrateelectrolyteDI,
  title={Carbohydrate-electrolyte drink ingestion and skill performance during and after 2 hr of indoor tennis match play.},
  author={Kirsty A McRae and Stuart D R Galloway},
  journal={International journal of sport nutrition and exercise metabolism},
  year={2012},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={38-46}
}
Twenty-two tennis players were individually studied on 2 occasions. They performed a prematch skill test, a 2-hr tennis match against an equally ranked opponent, and a postmatch skill test. A carbohydrate-electrolyte (CHO-E; Lucozade Sport) or flavor-matched placebo-electrolyte (PL) beverage was administered in a double-blind fashion. During the trials, heart-rate and movement intensity were monitored, and the match was recorded for performance analysis. There were no differences in skill-test… CONTINUE READING
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