25. Training and Competition Environments

  1. Professor Susan A Lanham-New2,
  2. Dr Samantha J Stear3,
  3. Dr Susan M Shirreffs4 and
  4. Dr Adam L Collins2
  1. Dr Joanne L Fallowfield,
  2. Dr Joseph D Layden and
  3. Dr Adrian J Allsopp

Published Online: 14 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444344905.ch25

Sport and Exercise Nutrition

Sport and Exercise Nutrition

How to Cite

Fallowfield, J. L., Layden, J. D. and Allsopp, A. J. (2011) Training and Competition Environments, 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.ch25

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Surrey, UK

  2. 3

    Performance Influencers Limited, UK

  3. 4

    Loughborough University, UK

Author Information

  1. Institute of Naval Medicine, UK

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444334685

Online ISBN: 9781444344905

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Keywords:

  • training and competition environments;
  • sport undertaken outdoors, stressors from environment;
  • physiological challenge of exercising at altitude;
  • acute mountain sickness (AMS);
  • training and competition at altitude;
  • nutrition for training and competition at altitude;
  • weight loss and altitude exposure;
  • effectiveness of sweating response in reducing temperature;
  • physiological challenge of exercising in the cold;
  • training and competition in the cold

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The physiological challenge of exercising at altitude

  • Training and competition at altitude

  • Nutrition for training and competition at altitude

  • Training and competition at altitude: summary

  • The physiological challenge of exercising in the heat

  • Training and competition in the heat

  • Nutrition for training and competition in the heat

  • Training and competition in the heat: summary

  • The physiological challenge of exercising in the cold

  • Training and competition in the cold

  • Nutrition for training and competition in the cold

  • Training and competition in the cold: summary

  • Other environmental challenges

  • Further reading