ABSTRACT

Optimizing Physical Performance During Fasting and Dietary Restriction examines the effects of sustained fasting and food restrictions on metabolism and physical performance in athletes. It provides broad coverage including both religious and non-religious fasting and dietary restrictions.This practical and evidence-based guide outlines recent find

chapter 1|12 pages

Introduction: Characteristics of Fasting

ByEzdine Bouhlel, Roy J Shephard

chapter 2|40 pages

Changes of Body Mass and Energy Balance during Fasting and Dietary Restriction

ByEzdine Bouhlel, Roy J Shephard

chapter 3|16 pages

Carbohydrate Metabolism and Fasting

ByEzdine Bouhlel, Roy J Shephard

chapter 4|24 pages

Mobilization and Utilization of Lipids during Dietary Restriction Conditions

ByEzdine Bouhlel, Roy J Shephard

chapter 5|24 pages

Protein Metabolism during Dietary Restriction

ByRoy J Shephard

chapter 6|18 pages

Hydration and Fluid Restriction in Athletes

ByRoy J Shephard

chapter 7|26 pages

Changes in Hormone Levels and Circadian Rhythms during Fasting

ByEzdine Bouhlel, Zouhair Tabka, Roy J Shephard

chapter 8|22 pages

Oxidative Stress and Fasting

ByEzdine Bouhlel, Roy J Shephard

chapter 9|24 pages

Effects of Dietary and Fluid Restrictions upon Physical Performance, Cognition and Vigilance

ByEzdine Bouhlel, Roy J Shephard

chapter 10|18 pages

Nutritional Recommendations for Dietary Restriction

ByRoy J Shephard, Ezdine Bouhlel

chapter 11|14 pages

Tactics to Sustain Training and Competitive Performance during Fasting

ByEzdine Bouhlel, Roy J Shephard

chapter 12|18 pages

Coping and Recovery Tactics during Fasting and Dietary Restriction

ByEzdine Bouhlel, Roy J Shephard, Mohamed Dogui

chapter 13|16 pages

Miscellaneous Medical Issues during Dietary and Fluid Restriction

ByRoy J Shephard

chapter 14|4 pages

Conclusions

ByEzdine Bouhlel