Post-exercise ketosis and the hormone response to exercise: a review.

  title={Post-exercise ketosis and the hormone response to exercise: a review.},
  author={Johan H Koeslag},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  volume={14 5},
  • Johan H Koeslag
  • Published 1982 in Medicine and science in sports and exercise
Post-exercise ketosis was first described in 1909 by Forssner, who found that his daily excretion of acetone in the urine was increased on days when he had undertaken a brisk walk in the morning. Athletes on unrestricted diets eat more, particularly carbohydrates, than non-athletes, and have lower post-exercise ketone body levels. They also have lower plasma glucagon, growth hormone, catecholamine, and free-fatty acid levels during sub-maximal exercise. On a standard 12 MJ/d diet, however, non… CONTINUE READING
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