With the start of summer and major sporting events such as Wimbledon, the FA cup final, Lord’s, Royal Ascot, the British Open and the Tour de France fast approaching, Nutrition Bulletin has published (May 2017) a Virtual Issue (all articles free to download) on physical activity and nutrition. This collection of 11 papers by leading scientists explores how physical activity and nutrition interact to impact on sports performance and general health. To access the Virtual Issue, please visit the Nutrition Bulletin website here.

  • Editorial by Professor David Stensel: The interaction between physical activity and nutrition is integral to general health and sports performance.
  • Edinburgh RM, Betts JA, Burns SF and Gonzalez JT (2017) Concordant and divergent strategies to improve postprandial glucose and lipid metabolism. Nutrition Bulletin 42(2): 113-122
  • Stensel DJ, King JA and Thackray AE (2016) Role of physical activity in regulating appetite and body fat. Nutrition Bulletin 41(4): 314–322
  • Egan B (2016) Protein intake for athletes and active adults: Current concepts and controversies. Nutrition Bulletin 41(3): 202–213
  • Leser S (2015) Sports nutrition in a regulatory limbo. Nutrition Bulletin 40(1): 45–53
  • Currell K (2014) Diet of an Olympian: Food with a purpose. Nutrition Bulletin 39(2): 213–217
  • Reid K (2013) Performance Food: Promoting foods with a functional benefit in sports performance. Nutrition Bulletin 38(4): 429–437
  • James L (2012) Milk ingestion in athletes and physically active individuals. Nutrition Bulletin 37(3): 257–261
  • Blundell J (2011) Physical activity and appetite control: can we close the energy gap? Nutrition Bulletin 36(3): 356–366
  • Leser S (2011) Potential role for protein in assisting post-exercise rehydration. Nutrition Bulletin 36(2): 224–234
  • Shirreffs SM (2009) Hydration in sport and exercise: water, sports drinks and other drinks. Nutrition Bulletin 34(4): 374–379

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