Effects Of Individualized Nahco3 Ingestion On Peak Alkalosis

Lars R. McNaughton, Andy Sparks, Sanjoy Deb, Lewis Gough

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Abstract

 Recently it has been suggested, that an individualised sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3) ingestion strategy might be the most appropriate method to elicit a state of peak alkalosis. Such a strategy can then be used to “marry up” time to peak alkalosis with the performance required. However, such ingestion strategies have displayed large inter-individual variation (range 10-180 min). Hence, if such a strategy is to be practically applied, the blood analyte response needs to be reproducible. This study aimed therefore, to evaluate the reproducibility of blood pH, HCO3- and Na+ following acute NaHCO3 ingestion on more than one occasion.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)295-296
JournalMedicine & Science in Sports & Exercise
Volume47
Issue number5s
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 1 May 2017

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