Ron J Maughan

Summary

Affiliation: Loughborough University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint PASSCLAIM - Physical performance and fitness
    Wim H M Saris
    Maastricht University, Nutrition Research Centre, Dept of Human Biology, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Nutr 42:I50-95. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Heat and cold : what does the environment do to the marathon runner?
    Ron J Maughan
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Loughborough University, Leicestershire, UK
    Sports Med 37:396-9. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Fasting and sport: an introduction
    R J Maughan
    School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough LE11 3TU, UK
    Br J Sports Med 44:473-5. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Influence of Ramadan fasting on physiological and performance variables in football players: summary of the F-MARC 2006 Ramadan fasting study
    Yacine Zerguini
    Centre d Evaluation et d Expertise en Medecine du Sport, Algiers, Algeria
    J Sports Sci 26:S3-6. 2008
  5. pmc Effect of fed- versus fasted state resistance training during Ramadan on body composition and selected metabolic parameters in bodybuilders
    Khaled Trabelsi
    University of Sfax, Laboratory of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Sfax, 3029, Tunisia
    J Int Soc Sports Nutr 10:23. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Achieving optimum sports performance during Ramadan: some practical recommendations
    Ronald J Maughan
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK
    J Sports Sci 30:S109-17. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Influence of relative humidity on prolonged exercise capacity in a warm environment
    Ronald J Maughan
    School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, UK
    Eur J Appl Physiol 112:2313-21. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Nutrition for sports performance: issues and opportunities
    Ronald J Maughan
    School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University, Leicestershire LE11 3TU, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 71:112-9. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Caffeine ingestion and fluid balance: a review
    R J Maughan
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Loughborough University, Leicestershire, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 16:411-20. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Effect of Ramadan fasting on some biochemical and haematological parameters in Tunisian youth soccer players undertaking their usual training and competition schedule
    Ronald J Maughan
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK
    J Sports Sci 26:S39-46. 2008

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Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint PASSCLAIM - Physical performance and fitness
    Wim H M Saris
    Maastricht University, Nutrition Research Centre, Dept of Human Biology, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Nutr 42:I50-95. 2003
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  2. ncbi request reprint Heat and cold : what does the environment do to the marathon runner?
    Ron J Maughan
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Loughborough University, Leicestershire, UK
    Sports Med 37:396-9. 2007
    ..At present, evidence supports a significant role of catecholaminergic neurotransmission, but there are a number of metabolic and circulatory perturbations occurring within the brain that may also be important in the fatigue process...
  3. doi request reprint Fasting and sport: an introduction
    R J Maughan
    School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough LE11 3TU, UK
    Br J Sports Med 44:473-5. 2010
    ..Further research on a wide range of athletes with special nutrition needs is urgently required. In events where performance might be affected, other strategies to eliminate or minimise any effects must be sought...
  4. doi request reprint Influence of Ramadan fasting on physiological and performance variables in football players: summary of the F-MARC 2006 Ramadan fasting study
    Yacine Zerguini
    Centre d Evaluation et d Expertise en Medecine du Sport, Algiers, Algeria
    J Sports Sci 26:S3-6. 2008
    ..Physical performance generally improved, but match performance was not measured. We recommend that players should ensure adequate sleep and good nutrition during Ramadan to preserve football performance and general health...
  5. pmc Effect of fed- versus fasted state resistance training during Ramadan on body composition and selected metabolic parameters in bodybuilders
    Khaled Trabelsi
    University of Sfax, Laboratory of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Sfax, 3029, Tunisia
    J Int Soc Sports Nutr 10:23. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of resistance training in a fasted versus a fed state during Ramadan on body composition and metabolic parameters in bodybuilders...
  6. doi request reprint Achieving optimum sports performance during Ramadan: some practical recommendations
    Ronald J Maughan
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK
    J Sports Sci 30:S109-17. 2012
    ..Event organizers should take account of the needs of Muslim athletes when scheduling the dates and timings of sports competitions...
  7. doi request reprint Influence of relative humidity on prolonged exercise capacity in a warm environment
    Ronald J Maughan
    School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, UK
    Eur J Appl Physiol 112:2313-21. 2012
    ..345), but sweating rate was higher at 60 and 80% rh than at 24% rh (P < 0.001). The results suggest that exercise capacity at moderate intensity in a warm environment is progressively impaired as the relative humidity increases...
  8. doi request reprint Nutrition for sports performance: issues and opportunities
    Ronald J Maughan
    School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University, Leicestershire LE11 3TU, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 71:112-9. 2012
    ..Nutrition strategies developed for use by athletes can also be used to achieve functional benefits in other populations...
  9. ncbi request reprint Caffeine ingestion and fluid balance: a review
    R J Maughan
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Loughborough University, Leicestershire, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 16:411-20. 2003
    ..The aim of this review is to evaluate the available literature concerning the effect of caffeine ingestion on fluid balance and to formulate targeted and evidence-based advice on caffeinated beverages in the context of optimum hydration...
  10. doi request reprint Effect of Ramadan fasting on some biochemical and haematological parameters in Tunisian youth soccer players undertaking their usual training and competition schedule
    Ronald J Maughan
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK
    J Sports Sci 26:S39-46. 2008
    ..The results suggest that the combination of the changes in eating time and frequency during Ramadan fasting, together with the continuation of normal training load, has no marked effect on the blood profiles of these adolescent athletes...
  11. doi request reprint Dietary supplements for athletes: emerging trends and recurring themes
    R J Maughan
    School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK
    J Sports Sci 29:S57-66. 2011
    ..Athletes seldom wait until there is convincing evidence of efficacy or of safety, but caution is necessary to minimize risk...
  12. ncbi request reprint Nutritional status, metabolic responses to exercise and implications for performance
    R J Maughan
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Loughborough University, Leicestershire LE11 3TU, U K
    Biochem Soc Trans 31:1267-9. 2003
    ..Carbohydrate and fat are key energy substrates during exercise, and acute nutritional manipulation will affect both substrate selection and exercise performance...
  13. doi request reprint Dietary intake and body composition of football players during the holy month of Ramadan
    Ronald J Maughan
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK
    J Sports Sci 26:S29-38. 2008
    ..After Ramadan, the dietary variables reverted to the pre-Ramadan values...
  14. ncbi request reprint Exercise in the heat: challenges and opportunities
    Ron Maughan
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough LE1 3TU, UK
    J Sports Sci 22:917-27. 2004
    ..Manipulation of pre-exercise body temperature can also influence exercise performance and may be a strategy that can be used by athletes competing in stressful environments...
  15. ncbi request reprint Fluid and electrolyte balance in elite male football (soccer) players training in a cool environment
    R J Maughan
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough LE11 3TU, UK
    J Sports Sci 23:73-9. 2005
    ..Total salt (NaCl) loss during training was 4.3+/-1.8 g. The sweat loss data are similar to those recorded in elite players undergoing a similar training session in warm environments, but the volume of fluid ingested is less...
  16. ncbi request reprint Contamination of dietary supplements and positive drug tests in sport
    R J Maughan
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough LE11 3TU, UK
    J Sports Sci 23:883-9. 2005
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Dietary supplements
    Ron J Maughan
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough LE11 3TU, UK
    J Sports Sci 22:95-113. 2004
    ..Contamination of supplements that may cause an athlete to fail a doping test is widespread...
  18. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and football
    R J Maughan
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Loughborough University, UK
    J Sports Sci 24:741-8. 2006
    ..Alcohol intoxication may adversely affect the player's dietary choices by displacing carbohydrate from the diet at a time when restoration of glycogen stores should be a priority...
  19. doi request reprint The influence of serial feeding of drinks at different temperatures on thermoregulatory responses during cycling
    Jason K W Lee
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK
    J Sports Sci 26:583-90. 2008
    ..963). The heat load and debt induced by periodic drinking resulted in similar body temperatures during low-intensity exercise in conditions of moderate heat stress due to appropriate thermoregulatory reflexes...
  20. doi request reprint Living, training and playing in the heat: challenges to the football player and strategies for coping with environmental extremes
    R J Maughan
    School of Sport and Health Exercise Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 20:117-24. 2010
    ..Pre-exercise lowering of body temperature may aid some aspects of performance, but the efficacy has not been demonstrated in football...
  21. doi request reprint Distance running in hot environments: a thermal challenge to the elite runner
    R J Maughan
    School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University, Leicestershire LE11 3TU, UK
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 20:95-102. 2010
    ..There is growing evidence that the effects of high ambient temperature and dehydration on performance of exercise may be mediated by effects on the central nervous system. This seems to involve serotonergic and dopaminergic functions...
  22. doi request reprint Dehydration and rehydration in competative sport
    R J Maughan
    School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 20:40-7. 2010
    ..An appropriate, individualized drinking strategy will take account of pre-exercise hydration status and of fluid, electrolyte and substrate needs before, during and after a period of exercise...
  23. doi request reprint Development of hydration strategies to optimize performance for athletes in high-intensity sports and in sports with repeated intense efforts
    R J Maughan
    School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 20:59-69. 2010
    ..An appropriate drinking strategy will take account of pre-exercise hydration status and of fluid, electrolyte and substrate needs before, during and after exercise...
  24. doi request reprint The effects of fasting on metabolism and performance
    R J Maughan
    School of Sports and Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough LE11 3TU, UK
    Br J Sports Med 44:490-4. 2010
    ..Modifications to the competition timetable may minimise or even eliminate any effect on performance in sport, but there may be negative effects on performance in some events...
  25. ncbi request reprint The sweating response of elite professional soccer players to training in the heat
    S M Shirreffs
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Loughborough University, Leicestershire LE11 3TU, UK
    Int J Sports Med 26:90-5. 2005
    ..This, however, is in accord with data in the literature from other levels of soccer players and athletes in other events. These measurements allow for an individualisation of the club's hydration strategy...
  26. ncbi request reprint Exercise, heat, hydration and the brain
    R J Maughan
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Loughborough University, Leicestershire LE11 3TU, United Kingdom
    J Am Coll Nutr 26:604S-612S. 2007
    ..Recent evidence suggests that the integrity of the blood brain barrier may be compromised by combined heat stress and dehydration, and this may play a role in limiting performance in the heat...
  27. ncbi request reprint The limits of human athletic performance
    R J Maughan
    School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Loughborough University, Leicestershire, UK
    Ann Transplant 10:52-4. 2005
    ..The limitation may also depend on environmental factors, such as altitude and temperature...
  28. ncbi request reprint Impact of mild dehydration on wellness and on exercise performance
    R J Maughan
    School of Sports and Exercise Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicester, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:S19-23. 2003
    ..In exercise lasting more than a few minutes, hypohydration clearly impairs performance capacity, but muscle strength appears to be relatively unaffected...
  29. ncbi request reprint Comparison of water turnover rates in young swimmers in training and age-matched non-training individuals
    John B Leiper
    Department of Biomedical Sciences at University Medical School, Aberdeen, UK
    Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab 14:347-57. 2004
    ..This suggests that exercise-induced increases in sweat rates are a major factor in water loss in swimmers training in cool water...