The effect of carbohydrate ingestion on the motor skill proficiency of soccer players.

@article{Zeederberg1996TheEO,
  title={The effect of carbohydrate ingestion on the motor skill proficiency of soccer players.},
  author={C Zeederberg and Linda Leach and Estelle V. Lambert and Timothy David Noakes and Steven C. Dennis and John A. Hawley},
  journal={International journal of sport nutrition},
  year={1996},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={348-55}
}
This study examined the effects of ingesting a glucose-polymer (GP) solution on the motor skill proficiencies of association football (soccer) players from two teams playing during two matches in a cool environment. Fifteen minutes before each match and at halftime, players from both teams ingested 5 ml/kg of either placebo or a 6.9% GP solution. GP ingestion did not improve tackling, heading, dribbling, or shooting ability. On the contrary, the mean of successful tackles was lower with GP… CONTINUE READING

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