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Ingestion of a Glucose Syrup Drink during long distance canoeing
  1. L. F. Green,
  2. R. Bagley


    The use of a drink containing glucose syrup and mineral salts has been compared with a placebo in a group of eight long-distance canoeists under simulated race conditions. The findings suggest that maintenance of blood glucose above fasting level during severe exercise prevents both a deterioration of performance and prolonged post-exercise exhaustion. There was no evidence to suggest that the benefits were psychological in nature.

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