Nutritional Adaptations in Elite Soccer Referees: First Evidence and Perspectives

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Metz Lore; Deleuze Thomas; Pereira Bruno; Thivel David;
  • Publisher: Akademia Wychowania Fizycznego w Katowicach
  • Journal: Journal of Human Kinetics, volume 46, pages 77-83 (issn: 1640-5544, eissn: 1899-7562)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1515/hukin-2015-0036, pmc: PMC4519224
  • Subject: energy intake | stress | Research Article | appetite | Sports medicine | RC1200-1245 | soccer referees | Section II- Exercise Physiology & Sports Medicine
    mesheuropmc: human activities | digestive, oral, and skin physiology

Although the physiological cost of refereeing has been already studied in the literature, especially in soccer umpires, it remains unknown whether referees spontaneously adapt their energy intake during game days. Six national soccer referees completed 24-hour dietary r... View more
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