Detrimental eVects of West to East transmeridian Xight on jump performance

Dale Chapman, Nicola Bullock, Angus Ross, Doug Rosemond, David Martin

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Abstract

It is perceived that long haul travel, comprising of rapid movement across several time zones is detrimental to performance in elite athletes. However, available data is equivocal on the impact of long haul travel on maximal explosive movements. The aim of this study was to quantify the impact of long haul travel on lower body muscle performance. Five elite Australian skeleton athletes (1 M, 4 F) undertook long haul Xight from Australia to Canada
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1663-1669
Number of pages7
JournalEuropean Journal of Applied Physiology
Volume112
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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