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Title 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
Published Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1994
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 543 pages) : illustrations
Contents (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
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 501-514) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Operational rations (Military supplies)
Soldiers -- Nutrition -- United States.
Stress (Physiology) -- Nutritional aspects.
Military Medicine.
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
Stress, Physiological.
United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Marriott, Bernadette M.
Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Military Nutrition Research.
LC no. 94066363
ISBN 0309568692 (electronic bk.)
9780309568692 (electronic bk.)