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Download the Full PDF article >> Guru Performance Position Stand #5 Supplement Use in Sport

OVERVIEW

  1. Introduction
  2. The for first approach
  3. Identifying the need to supplement
  4. Considering supplementation case-by-case
  5. Supplement safety
  6. Context statement
  7. References and research
  8. Authors

 

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(1) INTRODUCTION

The use of supplements in both elite and recreational level sport has grown tremendously in recent years (Knapik et al. 2016). Opinions are clearly split as to whether supplements are a necessary component of the athlete’s diet, and the reasons for using supplements are broad. Whilst there is a time and place for supplements, we believe in a simplistic yet discerning approach to advocating them. Moreover, the choice of which supplement brand to use has become more difficult than ever due to the demand of aesthetic focussed supplements containing banned substances or manufactured in third party labs where contaminants may spoil a ‘clean’ supplement. This position stand will address topical issues surrounding supplement use in sport and provide a clear outline of the practical considerations for utilising supplements in a safe and effective way.

 

Download the Full PDF article >> Guru Performance Position Stand #5 Supplement Use in Sport

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Episode 97 of the Guru Performance ‘We Do Science’ Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss ‘LCHF and Performance’ with Professor Louise Burke PhD, Australian Institute of Sport, Australia.

  • Defining Low Carb High Fat (LCHF) Diets and Performance
  • Evidence v Enthusiastic Debate
  • Theory and Evidence of LCHF
  • Fuel Systems & Real World Performance
  • LCHF and Metabolic Flexibility & Exercise Economy
  • Science To Practice

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Episode 96 of the Guru Performance ‘We Do Science’ Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss ‘Integrative Exercise Biology’ with Prof John Hawley PhD, Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research, Australian Catholic University (ACU), Australia.

  • Defining ‘Integrative Exercise Biology’
  • Reductionism in Sport Science
  • Exercise as a ‘Normal’ Human State
  • Muscle and Cross Talk with Organs
  • ‘Exercise Mimetics’ – Exercise in a Pill?
  • Nutritional Influences
  • Translational Concepts in Exercise Biology
  • Science To Practice

Key Papers / Resources:

SUBSCRIBE TO THE GURU PERFORMANCE PODCAST:

For the full catalogue of the Guru Performance We Do Science Podcast, including MP3 downloads, web player etc – go to our Libsyn Syndication Web Page

Also available on iTunes and Stitcher