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Nutrition in Olympic Combat Sports. Elite athletes’ dietary intake, hydration status and experiences of weight regulation


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Title: Nutrition in Olympic Combat Sports. Elite athletes’ dietary intake, hydration status and experiences of weight regulation
Authors: Pettersson, Stefan
E-mail: stefan.pettersson@ped.gu.se
Issue Date: 22-Mar-2013
University: Göteborgs universitet. Utbildningsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Education
Institution: Department of Food and Nutrition, and Sport Science ; Institutionen för kost- och idrottsvetenskap
Date of Defence: 2013-04-12
Disputation: Fredagen den 12 april 2013, kl. 9.15, Margareta Huitfeldsalen, Pedagogen, Hus C
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Gothenburg studies in educational sciences
329
Keywords: Sports nutrition
weight class sports
food choice
food choice
urine specific gravity
grounded theory
wrestling
taekwondo
judo
boxing
Abstract: There are a number of sports in which competition is conducted with weight limits or weight classes. In one-on-one combative sport, such rules are enforced to create an equal playing level and minimize the risk of injury between opponents. The prevailing attitude among competitive combat sports athletes is that a performance advantage will be gained by rapidly losing weight thus competing against a lighter and smaller opponent. However, rapid weight loss by voluntary dehydration can have implica... more
ISBN: 978-91-7346-737-7
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/32321
Appears in Collections:Gothenburg Studies in Educational Sciences
Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
Doctoral Theses / Doktorsavhandlingar Institutionen för kost- och idrottsvetenskap

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