nutrition: strength/power

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what is strenght

  • Ability to generate maximal force
  • Usually measured by having an athlete perform a 1RM test
  • Speed of movement is irrelevant
2

what is power

  • Ability to generate force at high speed
  • Known as speed strength
  • Arguably more important to most sports than strength
3

What is the primary energy systems with strength and power

-phosphagen system

-anaerobic system

4

The aerobic energy system is important for ________

recovery

5

WHat is the main goal with stength and power

consume adequate calories to meet total daily calories or to achieve sport-specific training demands

6

_____ are the master fuel for these athletes

carbs

7

heavy _____ can tac glycogen stores

training

8

_______ are critical for tissue repair and adaptation to training.

protein

9

true or false: Foods containing combinations of CHO (~ 35 grams) and essential amino acids (~ 6 grams) immediately after training are recommended.

true

10

Is lots of fat needed during performance for strength and power

no (very little)

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Important minerals

b

ca

cr

fe

mg

zn

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Hydration is _____ to all athletes, muscle is 70% water

critical