Chapter 6. Alcohol and Sport

  1. Ronald J. Maughan1 and
  2. Louise M. Burke2

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757185.ch6

Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science: Sports Nutrition

Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science: Sports Nutrition

How to Cite

Maughan, R. J. and Burke, L. M. (eds) (2002) Alcohol and Sport, in Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science: Sports Nutrition, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470757185.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University Medical School, Aberdeen, UK

  2. 2

    Department of Sports Nutrition, Australian Institute of Sport, Bruce ACT 2617, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632058143

Online ISBN: 9780470757185

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Keywords:

  • alcohol;
  • beer;
  • drinks;
  • social occasions;
  • games

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Alcohol use by athletes

  • Metabolism of alcohol

  • Effects of acute alcohol ingestion on exercise

  • Effects of acute alcohol ingestion on postexercise recovery

  • Effect of previous day's intake (hangover) on performance

  • Effects of chronic alcohol intake on issues of sports performance

  • Guidelines for sensible use of alcohol by athletes

  • Summary

  • Reading list