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  • Scott Paulin
  • Justin Roberts
  • Michael Roberts
  • Ian Davis
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Original languageEnglish
Article number3
Number of pages11
JournalExtreme Physiology and Medicine
Publication statusPublished - 12 Mar 2015


The nutritional demands of ultra-endurance racing are well documented. However, the relationship between nutritional consumption and performance measures are less obvious for athletes competing in Polar conditions. Therefore, the aim of this study was to evaluate dietary intake, hydration status, body composition and performance times throughout an 800-km Antarctic race


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