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Emily M. Haymes

Muscle glycogen is the primary source of energy during high intensity exercise. Increasing the carbohydrate content of the diet allows more glycogen to be stored. Some adolescent female athletes (gymnasts, dancers) do not consume adequate amounts of vitamin B6, folacin, and E. Many women have low dietary intakes of calcium and iron. Low calcium intake and physical inactivity are factors associated with the development of osteoporosis. Low iron intake is associated with the development of iron deficiency and anemia. Low ferritin levels (an index of body iron stores) are commonly observed in female athletes.

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Gabrielle Ringenberg, Jill M. Maples and Rachel A. Tinius

tests are time-efficient and easier to administer. These tests are typically used among patients who have increased risk for cardiovascular events and/or other contraindications to high-intensity exercise (i.e., exercising to volitional fatigue is not advisable; Pescatello et al., 2014 ), or when

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Kelsey Dow, Robert Pritchett, Karen Roemer and Kelly Pritchett

( Dziedzic & Higham, 2014 ). Due to a heavy reliance on carbohydrates as a fuel source during high-intensity exercise such as intermittent sport competition, post-exercise replenishment of carbohydrate stores immediately following each competition is vital. Current recovery nutrition recommendations suggest

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Tanya Prewitt-White, Christopher P. Connolly, Yuri Feito, Alexandra Bladek, Sarah Forsythe, Logan Hamel and Mary Ryan McChesney

physical activity barriers commonly experienced by women who attempt to engage in CrossFit training and potentially other less traditional high-intensity exercise modalities. Our findings provided seven higher-order themes, which characterize the experience of pregnant women who engaged in CrossFit

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Richard B. Kreider

assistance of a spotter High-intensity interval training Alternating short periods of high-intensity exercise followed by lower-intensity exercise or recovery periods Multiple-set program Performing multiple sets of the same exercise with rest recovery before moving to the next exercise Partial range of