nutrition: strength/power Flashcards

what is strenght

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

irrelevant

what is power

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

What is the primary energy systems with strength and power

#NAME?

The aerobic energy system is important for ________

recovery

WHat is the main goal with stength and power

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

_____ are the master fuel for these athletes

carbs

heavy _____ can tac glycogen stores

training

_______ are critical for tissue repair and
adaptation to training.

protein

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

TRUE

Is lots of fat needed during performance for strength and power

no (very little)

Important minerals

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ca
cr
fe
mg
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Hydration is _____ to all athletes, muscle is 70% water

critical