Episode 140 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition's "We Do Science" podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss "Rugby League: Nutritional and Energetic Considerations" with Dr James Morehen PhD (Liverpool John Moores University, UK).
Discussion Topics Include:
Overview of Rugby League Growing, building and repairing elite rugby players: the performance nutritionists perspective Physical demands of a Rugby League player Body composition and function in Rugby Energy expenditure: from lab to pitch Muscle soreness and inflammation: exploring the causes and the solutions Nutrition considerations for rugby league: science to practice Key Paper(s) Discussed / Referred to:
GROWING, BUILDING AND REPAING ELITE RUGBY PLAYERS: Nutritional and Energetic Considerations Position specific differences in the anthropometric characteristics of elite European Super League rugby players The Assessment of Total Energy Expenditure During a 14-day 'In-Season' Period of Professional Rugby League Players Using the Doubly Labelled Water Method Muscle glycogen utilisation during Rugby match play: Effects of pre-game carbohydrate Metabolic demands and replenishment of muscle glycogen after a rugby league match simulation protocol Related Podcast Episodes:
#125 - "Protein Supplementation and Resistance Exercise Training" with Rob Morton PhD #124 - "Nutrition and Athlete Immune Health" with Prof Neil Walsh PhD #120 - "American Football: In the Trenches - Performance Nutrition Practice Insights" with Pratik Patel MS RD #83 - 'Monitoring Training Load & Fatigue in Athletes' with Craig Twist PhD #72 - 'Half-Time in Team Sports & Strategies that Influence Performance' with Mark Russell PhD CSCS Check out our other podcasts, publications, events, and professional education programs for current and aspiring sports nutritionists at www.TheIOPN.com and follow our social media outputs via @TheIOPN