The effect of acute branched-chain amino acid supplementation on prolonged exercise capacity in a warm environment

  title={The effect of acute branched-chain amino acid supplementation on prolonged exercise capacity in a warm environment},
  author={P. Watson and S. Shirreffs and R. Maughan},
  journal={European Journal of Applied Physiology},
  • P. Watson, S. Shirreffs, R. Maughan
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • European Journal of Applied Physiology
  • Eight males were recruited to examine the effect of branched-chain amino acid (BCAA) supplementation on exercise capacity in a glycogen-depleted state in a warm environment. Following a exercise and dietary regimen designed to reduce glycogen availability, subjects returned to the laboratory the following morning and remained seated for 2 h, before cycling to volitional exhaustion at 50% V̇O2 peak in a warm environment [30.0 (0.2)°C; mean (SD)]. Four 250 ml aliquots of a 12 g l−1 BCAA solution… CONTINUE READING
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