4. Carbohydrate

  1. Professor Susan A Lanham-New2,
  2. Dr Samantha J Stear3,
  3. Dr Susan M Shirreffs4 and
  4. Dr Adam L Collins2
  1. Professor Asker Jeukendrup1 and
  2. Professor Clyde Williams4

Published Online: 14 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444344905.ch4

Sport and Exercise Nutrition

Sport and Exercise Nutrition

How to Cite

Jeukendrup, A. and Williams, C. (2011) Carbohydrate, 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.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Surrey, UK

  2. 3

    Performance Influencers Limited, UK

  3. 4

    Loughborough University, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Birmingham, UK

  2. 4

    Loughborough University, 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:

  • carbohydrate;
  • carbohydrate, as polymers of glucose;
  • nutrition for sport;
  • carbohydrate metabolism;
  • muscle glycogen;
  • blood glucose, control of glucagon hormone;
  • carbohydrate nutrition and performance;
  • dietary carbohydrate;
  • glycogen re-synthesis after exercise;
  • carbohydrate ingested, balanced with macronutrients

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Carbohydrate metabolism

  • Dietary carbohydrate

  • Carbohydrate nutrition and performance

  • Post exercise, recovery and glycogen synthesis

  • Summary

  • Further reading