Carbohydrates Requirements For Sport And Exercise

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  • 1. 
    __________________ (fill in the blank) represents the major source of carbohydrate in the body
    • A. 

      Liver glycogen

    • B. 

      Muscle glycogen

    • C. 

      Blood glucose

  • 2. 
    Exercise above 65% of V02max is primarily fueled by?
    • A. 

      Blood Glucose

    • B. 

      Fat

    • C. 

      Carbohydrates

  • 3. 
    Endurance athletes in heavy training should consume _________  
    • A. 

      2 gm to 3 gm of carbohydrates

    • B. 

      7 gm to 12 gm of carbohydrates

    • C. 

      4gm to 5 gm of carbohydrates

  • 4. 
    Ultraendurance cyclists in the Tour de France consume about? 
    • A. 

      6 gm of carbohydrate/kg/day

    • B. 

      8 gm of carbohydrate/kg/day

    • C. 

      10 - 12 gm of carbohydrate/kg/day

  • 5. 
    A 70 kg marathon runner should consume AT LEAST — 
    • A. 

      350 gm of carbohydrate/day

    • B. 

      490 gm of carbohydrate/day

    • C. 

      50 to 60% of calories from carbohydrate

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Consumption of a reduced energy diet will impair endurance performance due to? 
    • A. 

      Dehydration

    • B. 

      Muscle & Liver glycogen depletion

    • C. 

      1 and 2

  • 7. 
    Negative energy balance can harm high-power performance due to?  
    • A. 

      Impaired acid-base balance

    • B. 

      Reduced glycolytic enzyme levels

    • C. 

      Selective atrophy of Type II muscle fibers

    • D. 

      Abnormal muscle contractile function

    • E. 

      All of the above

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