Energy turnover in a sailing crew during offshore racing around the world.

  title={Energy turnover in a sailing crew during offshore racing around the world.},
  author={Stefan Branth and Leif Hambraeus and Klaas Roelof Westerterp and Agneta Andersson and R Edsgren and M Mustelin and Rune Nilsson},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  volume={28 10},
Energy turnover during offshore sailing was studied in 11 male crew members of one team during the first three legs of the 1993-1994 Whitbread Round The World Race. The effect of racing on the energy balance of the crew members was studied by anthropometric measurements and dietary intake as calculated from food inventories before and after each leg. Energy turnover, calculated from dietary intake and release of endogenous energy as a result of changes in body composition, was higher than… CONTINUE READING

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