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Joseph J. Matthews, Edward N. Stanhope, Mark S. Godwin, Matthew E.J. Holmes and Guilherme G. Artioli

). Whereas in judo, multiple-bout tournaments are held frequently, which results in the need to make weight on a fortnightly or monthly basis ( Artioli et al., 2010b ). This presents different patterns of weight-management behaviors, which may influence RWL and RWG. The acute effects of RWL alone reduce

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Tanya McGuane, Stephen Shannon, Lee-Ann Sharp, Martin Dempster and Gavin Breslin

). Weight-management techniques adopted by jockeys include limiting food intake, promoting a negative energy ratio, increasing fluid loss by wearing a “sweat suit,” spending prolonged time in saunas, and abusing diuretics and/or laxatives ( Leydon & Wall, 2002 ; McGregor, 2007 ; Speed, Seedsman, Morris

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Colleen McConnell, Alyssa McPherson and Kathleen Woolf

consumption may put marching artists at risk for poor B-vitamin status. Additionally, the fiber in whole grains is important for weight management and chronic disease reduction in athletes ( Manore, 2013 , 2015 ). Only 2% of participants met the sodium upper guideline (≤1.1 gram/1,000 kcal) and 7% met the

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Hanan A. Alfawaz, Soundararajan Krishnaswamy, Latifah Al-Faifi, Halima Ali Bin Atta, Mohammad Al-Shayaa, Saad A. Alghanim and Nasser M. Al-Daghri

lifestyle changes. The popularity of dietary supplements for weight management has increased, and a wide variety of these products are available over the counter ( Rios-Hoyo & Gutierrez-Salmean, 2016 ). Despite the absence of a compelling research evidence indicating that a specific supplement use will

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Ben-El Berkovich, Aliza H. Stark, Alon Eliakim, Dan Nemet and Tali Sinai

, S. , Solis , M.Y. , & Lancha , A.H. , Jr. ( 2010a ). The need of a weight management control program in judo: A proposal based on the successful case of wrestling . Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, 7 , 15 . doi:10.1186/1550-2783-7-15 10.1186/1550-2783-7-15 Artioli

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Damir Zubac, Drazen Cular and Uros Marusic

explanation by a trained dietitian on how to document dietary intake. To remove possible confounding factors of weight-loss habits, a validated questionnaire on weight management and supplement consumption was given to all athletes. 21 Based on their previous weight-management history (time span from

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Mark Elisabeth Theodorus Willems, Mehmet Akif Şahin and Matthew David Cook

reported health benefits of regular intake of green tea such as a reduced risk for some cancers ( Guo et al., 2017 ) and cardiovascular and ischemic-related diseases ( Pang et al., 2016 ). Green tea has also been implicated in body weight management ( Janssens et al., 2016 ) by promoting fat oxidation

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Emily C. Borden, William J. Kraemer, Bryant J. Walrod, Emily M. Post, Lydia K. Caldwell, Matthew K. Beeler, William H. DuPont, John Paul Anders, Emily R. Martini, Jeff S. Volek and Carl M. Maresh

: NCAA wrestling weight management program for 2010–2011 , August 20, 2010 : 1 – 34 . 5. Sommerfield L , McAnulty S , McBride J , et al . Validity of urine specific gravity when compared to plasma osmolality as a measure of hydration status in male and female NCAA collegiate athletes . J

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Giovanna Ghiani, Sara Magnani, Azzurra Doneddu, Gianmarco Sainas, Virginia Pinna, Marco Caboi, Girolamo Palazzolo, Filippo Tocco and Antonio Crisafulli

, nutritional and training interventions can promote performance improvements ( Bernardi et al., 2007b ). One challenge for sailors involves weight management to reach or maintain an ideal BM and composition ( Allen & De Jong, 2006 ). This is true especially during long-lasting races. Data reported herein

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Kadhiresan R. Murugappan, Michael N. Cocchi, Somnath Bose, Sara E. Neves, Charles H. Cook, Todd Sarge, Shahzad Shaefi and Akiva Leibowitz

of 3 months, losing the large majority of the weight in the week prior to weigh-in. This amounts to a total of 26.1% of his body mass lost. His weight management was conducted under the guidance of a nutritionist who prepared his meals daily. In addition to fluid and food restriction, our patient was