Carbohydrate loading in human muscle: an improved 1 day protocol

@article{Bussau2002CarbohydrateLI,
  title={Carbohydrate loading in human muscle: an improved 1 day protocol},
  author={Vanessa A. Bussau and Timothy J. Fairchild and Arjun Rao and Peter Steele and Paul A. Fournier},
  journal={European Journal of Applied Physiology},
  year={2002},
  volume={87},
  pages={290-295}
}
Abstract. [] Key Method To examine this issue, eight endurance-trained male athletes were asked to eat 10 g·day–1·kg–1 body mass of high-carbohydrate foods having a high glycaemic index over 3 days, while remaining physically inactive. Muscle biopsies were taken prior to carbohydrate loading and after 1 and 3 days of eating the carbohydrate-rich diet. Muscle glycogen content increased significantly (P<0.05) from pre-loading levels of [mean (SE)] 95 (5) to 180 (15) mmol·kg–1 wet mass after only 1 day, and…

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