Impact of Ramadan intermittent fasting on cognitive function in trained cyclists: a pilot study.

@article{Chamari2016ImpactOR,
  title={Impact of Ramadan intermittent fasting on cognitive function in trained cyclists: a pilot study.},
  author={Karim Chamari and Walid Briki and Abdulaziz Farooq and Tim Patrick and Taoufik Belfekih and Christopher Paul Herrera},
  journal={Biology of sport},
  year={2016},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={
          49-56
        }
}
This study assessed selected measures of cognitive function in trained cyclists who observed daylight fasting during Ramadan. Eleven cyclists volunteered to participate (age: 21.6±4.8 years, VO2max: 57.7±5.6 ml kg(-1)·min(-1)) and were followed for 2 months. Cognitive function (Cambridge Neuropsychological Test Automated Battery (CANTAB), Reaction Time index (RTI) and Rapid Visual Information Processing (RVP) tests) and sleep architecture (ambulatory EEG) were assessed: before Ramadan (BR), in… CONTINUE READING
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