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Amino acid metabolism during exercise and recovery in human subjects

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posted on 2018-06-27, 11:16 authored by Mark Bruce
The depletion of muscle and liver glycogen observed during prolonged submaximal exercise is associated with fatigue. Re-synthesis of glycogen stores during the recovery period after exercise is therefore essential for the recovery of endurance exercise capacity. In recent years, attention has focussed on the supplementation of protein in addition to glucose-polymer during recovery from exercise in an attempt to further increase glycogen synthesis. The aims of the first and second studies in this thesis were to investigate the effect of glucose-polymer and amino acid ingestion, and solely amino acid ingestion upon amino acid and carbohydrate metabolism during recovery from glycogen-depleting exercise. [Continues.]



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A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy at Loughborough University.


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