Effect of glucose polymer ingestion on glycogen depletion during a soccer match.

@article{Leatt1989EffectOG,
  title={Effect of glucose polymer ingestion on glycogen depletion during a soccer match.},
  author={P B Leatt and Ira Jacobs},
  journal={Canadian journal of sport sciences = Journal canadien des sciences du sport},
  year={1989},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={112-6}
}
The effect on muscle glycogen utilization of drinking a glucose polymer solution before and during a soccer match was studied. Ten male soccer players were divided into two groups balanced both for playing position and between the two teams. Five players on the experimental team (ET) ingested 0.5 L of 7% glucose polymer solution 10 min before the game and at half-time. Five control team (CT) players ingested equal volumes of placebo at the same times. The players were biopsied in the vastus… CONTINUE READING

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