Raul Bescos

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Publications

  1. doi Prenatal programming of sporting success: associations of digit ratio (2D:4D), a putative marker for prenatal androgen action, with world rankings in female fencers
    Raul Bescos
    Laboratory of Physiology, National Institute of Sports Sciences of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Sports Sci 27:625-32. 2009
  2. doi Acute administration of inorganic nitrate reduces VO(2peak) in endurance athletes
    Raul Bescos
    National Institute of Physical Education Barcelona, Research Group on Sport Sciences, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:1979-86. 2011
  3. doi The effect of nitric-oxide-related supplements on human performance
    Raul Bescos
    National Institute of Physical Education INEFC Barcelona, Physiology Laboratory, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Sports Med 42:99-117. 2012
  4. doi Low levels of vitamin D in professional basketball players after wintertime: relationship with dietary intake of vitamin D and calcium
    R Bescós García
    Sport Sciences Research Group, National Institute of Physical Exercise of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Nutr Hosp 26:945-51. 2011
  5. ncbi Physiological demands of cyclists during an ultra-endurance relay race: a field study report
    Raul Bescos
    Sports Sciences Research Group, INEFC University of Barcelona, Spain
    Chin J Physiol 54:339-46. 2011
  6. doi Sodium nitrate supplementation does not enhance performance of endurance athletes
    Raul Bescos
    Research Group on Sport Sciences, National Institute of Physical Education INEFC, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:2400-9. 2012
  7. pmc Nutritional behavior of cyclists during a 24-hour team relay race: a field study report
    Raul Bescos
    Institut Nacional d Educacio Fisica de Catalunya, Sports Sciences Research Group, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
    J Int Soc Sports Nutr 9:3. 2012
  8. ncbi Effects of dietary L-arginine intake on cardiorespiratory and metabolic adaptation in athletes
    Raul Bescos
    Physiology Laboratory, National Institute of Physical Education, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab 19:355-65. 2009
  9. doi Acute effects of small changes in bicycle saddle height on gross efficiency and lower limb kinematics
    Ventura Ferrer-Roca
    1Sport Science and Medical Unit, Performance and Health Research Group for High Level Sports, High Performance Sport Center of Sant Cugat CAR, Barcelona, Spain 2Department of Physical Education and Sports, Institute of Biomedicine IBIOMED, University of Leon, Leon, Spain 3Department of Physiology, National Institute of Physical Education INEFC Barcelona, Universitat de Barcelona UB, Barcelona, Spain and 4Applied Statistics Service Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona UAB, Barcelona, Spain
    J Strength Cond Res 28:784-91. 2014

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Publications9

  1. doi Prenatal programming of sporting success: associations of digit ratio (2D:4D), a putative marker for prenatal androgen action, with world rankings in female fencers
    Raul Bescos
    Laboratory of Physiology, National Institute of Sports Sciences of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Sports Sci 27:625-32. 2009
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  2. doi Acute administration of inorganic nitrate reduces VO(2peak) in endurance athletes
    Raul Bescos
    National Institute of Physical Education Barcelona, Research Group on Sport Sciences, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:1979-86. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that a single dose of inorganic nitrate before exercise might enhance the tolerance of endurance athletes to high intensity exercise...
  3. doi The effect of nitric-oxide-related supplements on human performance
    Raul Bescos
    National Institute of Physical Education INEFC Barcelona, Physiology Laboratory, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Sports Med 42:99-117. 2012
    ..Further research in elderly and female subjects is needed to determine whether NO supplements can induce benefit in exercise capacity when the NO metabolism is impaired by age and/or estrogen status...
  4. doi Low levels of vitamin D in professional basketball players after wintertime: relationship with dietary intake of vitamin D and calcium
    R Bescós García
    Sport Sciences Research Group, National Institute of Physical Exercise of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Nutr Hosp 26:945-51. 2011
    ..Although vitamin D deficiency has a high worldwide prevalence among the general population, very little is known about vitamin status in athletes...
  5. ncbi Physiological demands of cyclists during an ultra-endurance relay race: a field study report
    Raul Bescos
    Sports Sciences Research Group, INEFC University of Barcelona, Spain
    Chin J Physiol 54:339-46. 2011
    ..Although the intensity profile was similar, the TRIMP values differed significantly as a consequence of the higher volume performed by the 4C cyclists...
  6. doi Sodium nitrate supplementation does not enhance performance of endurance athletes
    Raul Bescos
    Research Group on Sport Sciences, National Institute of Physical Education INEFC, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:2400-9. 2012
    ..In addition, we investigated the effect of this supplement on plasma levels of endothelin-1 (ET-1) and in nitrated proteins...
  7. pmc Nutritional behavior of cyclists during a 24-hour team relay race: a field study report
    Raul Bescos
    Institut Nacional d Educacio Fisica de Catalunya, Sports Sciences Research Group, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
    J Int Soc Sports Nutr 9:3. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  8. ncbi Effects of dietary L-arginine intake on cardiorespiratory and metabolic adaptation in athletes
    Raul Bescos
    Physiology Laboratory, National Institute of Physical Education, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab 19:355-65. 2009
    ..No significant differences were observed in any of the cardiorespiratory or plasma nitrate levels. In conclusion, dietary L-arginine intake on the days preceding the test does not improve physiological parameters during exercise...
  9. doi Acute effects of small changes in bicycle saddle height on gross efficiency and lower limb kinematics
    Ventura Ferrer-Roca
    1Sport Science and Medical Unit, Performance and Health Research Group for High Level Sports, High Performance Sport Center of Sant Cugat CAR, Barcelona, Spain 2Department of Physical Education and Sports, Institute of Biomedicine IBIOMED, University of Leon, Leon, Spain 3Department of Physiology, National Institute of Physical Education INEFC Barcelona, Universitat de Barcelona UB, Barcelona, Spain and 4Applied Statistics Service Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona UAB, Barcelona, Spain
    J Strength Cond Res 28:784-91. 2014
    ..Further research should evaluate long-term effects of these small modifications in the seat height on GE and lower limb kinematics...