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Nutritional intake during a simulated adventure race.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18458359     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The objective of the study was to describe the food intake of adventure racers during a competition simulated in the laboratory. Ten male athletes with international experience in adventure races took part in the study. The experiment lasted 67 hr (total distance covered 477.3 km), but 3 athletes did not finish the race. Food intake was recorded throughout the simulation. Athletes' total energy expenditure was greater than their total energy intake (24,516 vs. 14,738 kcal), and the athletes obtained significantly more energy from food than from supplements. Carbohydrate intake was below the recommendation of 0.5-1.0 g x kg(-1) x hr(-1). These results indicate that guidelines for multiday adventure races are needed.
Ioná Zalcman Zimberg; Cebele Aparecida Crispim; Claudia Ridel Juzwiak; Hanna Karen Moreira Antunes; Ben Edwards; Jim Waterhouse; Sérgio Tufik; Marco Túlio de Mello
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of sport nutrition and exercise metabolism     Volume:  18     ISSN:  1526-484X     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab     Publication Date:  2008 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-05-06     Completed Date:  2008-06-09     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100939812     Medline TA:  Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  152-68     Citation Subset:  IM    
Exercise and Psychobiology Research Center, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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MeSH Terms
Dietary Carbohydrates / administration & dosage
Dietary Supplements
Energy Intake / physiology*
Energy Metabolism / physiology*
Middle Aged
Physical Endurance / physiology*
Practice Guidelines as Topic*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Dietary Carbohydrates

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