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Influence of the type of carbohydrate breakfasts on metabolism and endurance running capacity in man

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Compared to the overnight fasted state, a high carbohydrate (CHO) breakfast 3-4 hours before exercise enhances endurance performance. However, the optimal type or composition of the pre-exercise meal to be consumed is less clear. Glycaemic and insulinaemic responses to a meal play a key role in subsequent metabolism during exercise. The investigations described in this thesis focused on the influence of I) the composition and 2) glycaemic index (GI) of CHO breakfasts 3 hours before exercise on postprandial and exercise metabolism and endurance running capacity [continued]…

Funding

Lee Foundation and The Committee of Vice-chancellors and Principals of the Universities of the UK.

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  • Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

Publisher

© S. L. Wee

Publication date

1999

Notes

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

Language

en

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