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Food components to enhance performance : an evaluation of potential performance-enhancing food components for operational rations / Committee on Military Nutrition Research, Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine ; Bernadette M. Marriott, editor.

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Subject: Soldiers > Nutrition > United States.
Operational rations (Military supplies)
Stress (Physiology) > Nutritional aspects.
Military Medicine.
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
Stress, Physiological.
United States.
Genre: Electronic books.
Electronic book.

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  • ISBN: 0309568692
  • ISBN: 9780309568692
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xv, 543 pages) : illustrations
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1994.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 501-514) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Background and introduction to the topic -- Nutritional enhancement of soldier performance at the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, 1985-1992 / Eldon W. Askew -- Optimizing the design of combat rations / Irwin A. Taub -- Biochemical strategies for ration design: concerns of bioavailability / C. Patrick Dunne -- Military issues -- Evaluation of physical performance / James A. Vogel -- Effects of sleep deprivation on performance during continuous combat operations / Gregory Gelenky [and others] -- Role of context in behavioral effects of foods / Herbert L. Meiselman, F. Matthew Kramer -- Stress and nutrient interactions: metabolic consequences -- Stress and monoamine neurons in the brain / John D. Fernstrom -- Endocrine and immune system responses to stress / William R. Beisel -- Metabolic responses to stress and physical activity / Edward S. Horton, William R. Beisel -- Potential performance-enhancing food components -- Food components that may optimize physical performance: an overview / John L. Ivy.
(cont) Effects of nutrients on neurotransmitter release / Richard J. Wurtman -- Performance-enhancing effects of protein and amino acids / Carol E. Greenwood -- Tyrosine and stress: human and animal studies / Harris R. Lieberman -- Tyrosine and glucose modulation of cognitive deficits resulting from cold stress / Stephen T. Ahlers [and others] -- Carbohydrates, protein and performance / Bonnie J. Spring, Regina Pingitore, Jen Schoenfeld -- Structured lipids: an overview and comments on performance enhancement potential / Ronald J. Jandacek -- Choline: human requirements and effects on human performance / Steven H. Zeisel -- Effects of caffeine on cognitive performance, mood and alertness in sleep-deprived humans / David M. Penetar [and others] -- Role of carnitine in enhancing physical performance / Peggy R. Borum -- Safety and regulatory aspects of potential ration enhancement -- Safety concerns regarding supplemental amino acids: results of a study / Timothy J. Maher -- Regulation of amino acids and other dietary components associated with enhanced physical performance / John E. Vanderveen.
(cont) Scenarios that illustrate potential usefulness of food components to enhance performance / Harris R. Lieberman, Mary Z. Mays -- Military recommended dietary allowances, AR 40-25 (1985) -- Selected bibliography on an evaluation of potential performance-enhancing food components for operational rations.
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