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Nutritional implications for ultra-endurance walking and running events

Overview of attention for article published in Extreme Physiology & Medicine, November 2016
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#23 of 105)
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  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (70th percentile)

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Title
Nutritional implications for ultra-endurance walking and running events
Published in
Extreme Physiology & Medicine, November 2016
DOI 10.1186/s13728-016-0054-0
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Authors

Eric Williamson

Abstract

This paper examines the various nutritional challenges which athletes encounter in preparing for and participating in ultra-endurance walking and running events. Special attention is paid to energy level, performance, and recovery within the context of athletes' intake of carbohydrate, protein, fat, and various vitamins and minerals. It outlines, by way of a review of literature, those factors which promote optimal performance for the ultra-endurance athlete and provides recommendations from multiple researchers concerned with the nutrition and performance of ultra-endurance athletes. Despite the availability of some research about the subject, there is a paucity of longitudinal material which examines athletes by nature and type of ultra-endurance event, gender, age, race, and unique physiological characteristics. Optimal nutrition results in a decreased risk of energy depletion, better performance, and quicker full-recovery.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Switzerland 1 <1%
Australia 1 <1%
Unknown 204 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 64 31%
Student > Master 48 23%
Student > Ph. D. Student 13 6%
Other 12 6%
Student > Postgraduate 11 5%
Other 21 10%
Unknown 37 18%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Sports and Recreations 52 25%
Nursing and Health Professions 35 17%
Medicine and Dentistry 30 15%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 22 11%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 9 4%
Other 15 7%
Unknown 43 21%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 19. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 12 May 2021.
All research outputs
#1,390,449
of 19,302,634 outputs
Outputs from Extreme Physiology & Medicine
#23
of 105 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#38,921
of 409,769 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Extreme Physiology & Medicine
#3
of 10 outputs
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