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Oliver C. Witard, Ina Garthe and Stuart M. Phillips

Dietary protein is widely regarded as a key nutrient for allowing optimal training adaptation ( Tipton, 2008 ) and optimizing body composition ( Hector & Phillips, 2018 ; Murphy et al., 2015 ) in athletes including track and field athletes. Track and field athletics encompasses a broad spectrum of

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Amy J. Hector and Stuart M. Phillips

undergoing varied training protocols and caloric restriction interventions. To date, there are only a handful of studies investigating the effect of protein quantity on MPS and body composition during dietary energy restriction in physically active adults. Following 5 days of dietary energy restriction in

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D. Enette Larson-Meyer, Kathleen Woolf and Louise Burke

obtaining, verifying and interpreting data needed to identify nutrition-related problems, their causes and their significance” ( Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 2015 ). A complete assessment should ideally include dietary evaluation, anthropometry and body composition analysis, biochemical testing

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Dana M. Lis, Daniel Kings and D. Enette Larson-Meyer

most attention within the fasting literature. This form of fasting theoretically offers metabolic and body composition benefits for athletes ( Morton et al., 2018 ). It involves 16–20 hr of fasting with a 4- to 8-hr feeding window. Several commercial variations of this diet have been developed. To date

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Anna K. Melin, Ida A. Heikura, Adam Tenforde and Margo Mountjoy

athletes may occur intentionally in order to optimize body mass or body composition for competition, to avoid weight gain during injury and illness or due to eating disorders (EDs) or DE behavior. Several potential reasons may explain inadvertent LEA such as large energy needs and suppressed appetite

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Jennifer Sygo, Alicia Kendig Glass, Sophie C. Killer and Trent Stellingwerff

these events. The need to jump as high or as far as possible also demands that athletes maintain an optimal body mass (BM) and body composition that maximize their power–weight (power-to-weight) ratio. Throwing events, which include shot put (SP), discus throw, javelin throw (JT), and hammer throw (HT

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Trent Stellingwerff, Ingvill Måkestad Bovim and Jamie Whitfield

will focus on novel approaches. Regarding the appropriate macroperiodization of calories, a research field that has received much recent attention has been the relative energy deficiency in sport (RED-S) and the impact that chronic energy availability (EA) can have on health, body composition, and

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Louise M. Burke, Linda M. Castell, Douglas J. Casa, Graeme L. Close, Ricardo J. S. Costa, Ben Desbrow, Shona L. Halson, Dana M. Lis, Anna K. Melin, Peter Peeling, Philo U. Saunders, Gary J. Slater, Jennifer Sygo, Oliver C. Witard, Stéphane Bermon and Trent Stellingwerff

, during, and after exercise to assist in optimizing training capacity, recovery, and body composition • Some evidence to support the use of a small number of supplements (e.g., caffeine and creatine, plus beta-alanine and bicarbonate for longer sprints) to assist in the training and/or competition

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Trent Stellingwerff, James P. Morton and Louise M. Burke

adequate EI for optimal EA. If required, assess RED-S status indicators as outlined by Mountjoy et al. ( 2018) .  In relation to the training phase/block, what are the current and long-term body composition goals? Are changes even necessary? Strategic team discussions around risk and reward to optimize

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International Olympic Committee Expert Group on Dietary Supplements in Athletes

evaluation, body composition analysis, biochemical testing, nutrition-focused clinical examination, and patient health and performance history. Assessment should take account of maturation status, sex, ethnicity and culture. The limitations and uncertainties in all of the methods employed must be recognised