Oxidation of solid versus liquid CHO sources during exercise.

  title={Oxidation of solid versus liquid CHO sources during exercise.},
  author={Beate Pfeiffer and Trent Stellingwerff and Eric Zaltas and Asker E. Jeukendrup},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  volume={42 11},
UNLABELLED The ingestion of CHO solutions has been shown to increase CHO oxidation and improve endurance performance. However, most studies have investigated CHO in solution, and sporting practice includes ingestion of CHO in solid (e.g., energy bars) as well as in liquid form. It remains unknown whether CHO in solid form is as effectively oxidized as CHO in solution. PURPOSE To investigate exogenous CHO oxidation from CHO provided in either solid (BAR) or solution (DRINK) form during cycling… 

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