Lesson series

Optimising glycogen synthesis

In this course, Professor Andrew Bosch will discuss how to optimise glycogen synthesis and why it is important for performance.

You will learn about:
  How to optimise glycogen synthesis
  Effects on performance
  Different approaches for different situations
  How glycogen loading differs for trained and non-trained
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Professor Andrew Bosch

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50 mins

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Andrew Bosch

Andrew is an Associate Professor in the Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, of the Faculty of Health Science in Cape Town South Africa. His research is focused on nutrition, exercise performance and metabolism, with and emphasis on effects of carbohydrate and protein. Andrew is an experienced runner who has taken research findings to improve his own running and who has used his running to define research questions that he then subsequently investigated in the lab.
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