Chapter 7. Preparation for Competition

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

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757185.ch7

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) Preparation for Competition, in Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science: Sports Nutrition, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470757185.ch7

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:

  • preparation;
  • competition;
  • glycogen;
  • characteristics;
  • hydrating

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Hydrating before the event

  • Fueling up for the event

  • The pre-event meal (1-4 hours pre-event)

  • Is it bad to consume CHO in the hour before exercise?

  • Summary

  • Reading list