The effect of high vs. low carbohydrate diets on distances covered in soccer.

@article{Souglis2013TheEO,
  title={The effect of high vs. low carbohydrate diets on distances covered in soccer.},
  author={Athanasios G Souglis and Costas I Chryssanthopoulos and Antonios K Travlos and Amalia E Zorzou and Ioannis Th Gissis and Christos N. Papadopoulos and Aristomenis A Sotiropoulos},
  journal={Journal of strength and conditioning research},
  year={2013},
  volume={27 8},
  pages={2235-47}
}
The purpose of this study was to compare the distances covered during a 11-a-side soccer match after players had consumed either a high carbohydrate (CHO) or a low CHO diet. Twenty-two male professional soccer players formed 2 teams (A and B), of similar age, body characteristics, and training experience. The 2 teams played against each other twice with a week interval between. For 3.5 days before the first match, the players of team A followed a high CHO diet that provided 8 g CHO per kg body… CONTINUE READING
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