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     This page is an index for all the articles at the Sportscience site that relate to the effects of nutrition on performance. Articles within each topic are sorted by date, with the most recent at the top.
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Carbohydrate
Drinks and Fluid Replacement
Fat
General
History: Exercise Nutrition
Nutritional Ergogenic Aids


Carbohydrate

 1997-1998:

Carbohydrate intake targets for athletes: grams or percents?  

Louise Burke

Pre-event Meals: High or Low Glycemic-index Foods?

Louise Burke

Carbohydrate Depletion: Is it for You? 

Louise Burke

Carbohydrates? It Isn't That Simple! 

Louise Burke


Drinks and Fluid Replacement
 
2006 The Optimum Composition for Endurance Sports Drinks. Will Hopkins and Matt Wood. A hypotonic mix of salt and several carbohydrates for events lasting several hours.
2001 Nutritional Intake Predicts Performance in an Ironman Triathlon, by Brendon Downey and Will Hopkins. An increase in fluid and food intake can cut race time by 5%
1999 Fluid and Carbohyrate Intake During Team Games: Research and Recommendations by Louise Burke. Nutritionists base their guidelines on experience with endurance athletes, owing to problems with measuring performance in team sports.


 1997-1998:

Coca-Cola Preferred by Top Endurance Cyclists

David Martin et al.

IV or not IV? (Intravenous fluid replacement)

Louise Burke


Fat

 1997-1998:

Swimmers: Body Fat Mystery! 

Louise Burke

Ketogenic Diets Maybe

Lyle McDonald

Ketogenic Diets No

Tom McCullough


General

2002 Effect of Vegetarian Diets on Performance in Strength Sports. Chris Forbes-Ewan. No clear benefit for strength and sprint athletes from eating meat. July 9.
1997-1998:

Nutrition News from the Netherlands

Louise Burke

Should Athletes Nibble or Gorge?

Louise Burke

Eating Disorders in Males

Stephen Seiler


History: Exercise Nutrition
 1997-1999:

History Makers (index page to 12 articles)

Frank Katch


Nutritional Ergogenic Aids

 2001:

A Ban on Caffeine? by Will Hopkins

 2000:

Positive Drug Tests from Supplements, by Louise Burke. Advice for athletes and manufacturers.

Vitamin C Warning · Creatine and Kidney Damage? ·  Liability for Side Effects by Will Hopkins

 1999:

Amino Acids and Athletic Performance by Andy M Stewart. A mini conference in Oxford on glutamine, branched-chain amino acids, creatine, and the overtraining / underperforming / underrecovery syndrome.

Effects of Protein and Amino-Acid Supplementation on Athletic Performance by Richard Kreider. This review, updated the day before we published, includes the effects of glutamine, creatine, and hydroxymethylbutyrate.


 1997-1998:

Creatine, the Next Ergogenic Supplement

Richard Kreider

Glycerol Hyperhydration to Beat the Heat?

Robert Robergs

Neutralize Acid to Enhance Performance

Lars Mc Naughton et al.


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