22. Travel

  1. Professor Susan A Lanham-New3,
  2. Dr Samantha J Stear4,
  3. Dr Susan M Shirreffs5 and
  4. Dr Adam L Collins3
  1. Bronwen Lundy1 and
  2. Dr Elizabeth Broad2

Published Online: 14 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444344905.ch22

Sport and Exercise Nutrition

Sport and Exercise Nutrition

How to Cite

Lundy, B. and Broad, E. (2011) Travel, in Sport and Exercise Nutrition (eds S. A. Lanham-New, S. J. Stear, S. M. Shirreffs and A. L. Collins), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444344905.ch22

Editor Information

  1. 3

    University of Surrey, UK

  2. 4

    Performance Influencers Limited, UK

  3. 5

    Loughborough University, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    English Institute of Sport, UK

  2. 2

    Australian Institute of Sport, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 SEP 2011
  2. Published Print: 23 SEP 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444334685

Online ISBN: 9781444344905



  • travel;
  • travel planning, key to success in travel;
  • travel planning, guidance for athletes;
  • eating logistics;
  • long-haul flights;
  • sleep and eating times, adjusting to new destinations;
  • jet lag, feelings of disorientation, reduced alertness;
  • meal service options during travel;
  • prebiotics, as non-digestible food ingredients;
  • travellers' diarrhoea (TD), problematic for athletes


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Travel planning

  • Meal service options when travelling

  • Typical nutrition issues during travel

  • Travel-associated illness

  • Acclimatisation

  • Key tips for travelling athletes

  • Further reading