SODIUM BICARBONATE INGESTION FOR ROWING
Hyland, P. J., MacConnie, S. E., & Meigs, R. A. (1993). The effect of sodium bicarbonate ingestion on work output during a 2,000 meter rowing ergometer time trial. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 25(5), Supplement abstract 1085.
The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3) ingestion on work production during a 2000 meter rowing time trial. Ten varsity level oarsmen served as subjects. A dosage of 300 mg/kgLBW was given one hour prior to the time trial. Power, work produced, and trial time reduction (4.3 s) were significantly different to those of a placebo control group.
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