PUBLISHED

January 2017

AUTHOR

Lindsay B. Baker, PhD

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SSE #130

James P. Morton

June 2014

Topics: Supplements

SSE #129

SSE #128

Orlando Laitano, José Luiz Runco and Lindsay Baker

June 2014

Topics: Training & Performance, Hydration & Thermoregulation

SSE #125

SSE #120

Shona L. Halson

January 2014

Topics: Recovery

SSE #118

Asker E. Jeukendrup, Ian Rollo and James M. Carter

December 2013

Topics: Carbohydrate

SSE #116

Shona L. Halson

October 2013

Topics: Recovery

SSE #113

Sleep and the Elite Athlete

Although the function of sleep is not fully understood, it is generally accepted that it serves to recover from previous wakefulness and/or prepare for functioning in the subsequent wake period. An individual’s recent sleep history therefore has a marked impact on their daytime functioning. Restricting sleep to less than 6 h per night for four or more consecutive nights has been shown to impair cognitive performance and mood (Belenky et al., 2003), disturb glucose metabolism (Spiegel et al., 1999), appetite regulation (Spiegel et al., 2004) and immune function (Krueger et al., 2011).

Shona L. Halson, PhD

May 2013

Topics: Recovery

SSE #112

Exercise, Nutrition and the Brain

Physical activity has been associated with the reduction of a number of physical and mental disorders. There is now ample evidence that physical activity will decrease the incidence of cardiovascular disease, colon and breast cancer and obesity, but also diseases such as Alzheimer’s, depression and anxiety (Gómez-Pinilla, 2011; Van Praag, 2009).

Romain Meeusen, PhD

May 2013

Topics: Athlete Health

SSE #111

Assessing Hydration in the Laboratory and Field

According to Eric Klinenberg’s book Heat Wave: A Social Autopsy of Disaster in Chicago, “the loss of human life in hot spells in summer exceeds that caused by all other weather events combined, including lightning, rain, floods, hurricanes and tornadoes” (Klinenberg, 2002).

Nina S. Stachenfeld, PhD

February 2013

Topics: Hydration & Thermoregulation

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