Category Archives for Body water content; body composition

Effects of a competitive wrestling season on body composition, endocrine markers, and anaerobic exercise performance in NCAA collegiate wrestlers.

TITLE: Effects of a competitive wrestling season on body composition, endocrine markers, and anaerobic exercise performance in NCAA collegiate wrestlers. AUTHOR: Ratamess NA, Hoffman JR, Kraemer WJ, Ross RE, Tranchina CP, Rashti SL, Kelly NA, Vingren JL, Kang J, Faigenbaum AD. REFERENCE: Eur J Appl Physiol. 2013 May;113(5):1157-68. [Epub ahead of print] YEAR: 2013 Few data exist examining the […]

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Effect of varying the concentrations of carbohydrate and milk protein in rehydration solutions ingested after exercise in the heat.

TITLE: Effect of varying the concentrations of carbohydrate and milk protein in rehydration solutions ingested after exercise in the heat. AUTHOR: James LJ, Evans GH, Madin J, Scott D, Stepney M, Harris R, Stone R, Clayton DJ. REFERENCE: Br J Nutr. 2013 May 31:1-7. [Epub ahead of print] YEAR: 2013 The present study investigated the relationship between the milk […]

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What Do Athletes Drink During Competitive Sporting Activities?

TITLE: What Do Athletes Drink During Competitive Sporting Activities? AUTHOR: Garth AK, Burke LM. REFERENCE: Sports Med. 2013 Mar 26. [Epub ahead of print] YEAR: 2013 Although expert groups have developed guidelines for fluid intake during sports, there is debate about their real-world application. We reviewed the literature on self-selected hydration strategies during sporting competitions to determine what is […]

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Salt and fluid loading: effects on blood volume and exercise performance.

TITLE: Salt and fluid loading: effects on blood volume and exercise performance. AUTHOR: Mora-Rodriguez R, Hamouti N. REFERENCE: Med Sport Sci. 2013;59:113-9. YEAR: 2013 During prolonged exercise, fluid and salt losses through sweating reduce plasma volume which leads to heart rate drift in association with hyperthermia and reductions in performance. Oral rehydration with water reduces the loss of plasma […]

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