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Branched-chain amino acid supplementation during trekking at high altitude

The effects on loss of body mass, body composition and muscle power
  • F. Schena
  • F. Guerrini
  • P. Tregnaghi
  • B. Kayser
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Keywords

Human Physiology Sport Medicine High Altitude Acid Supplementation Amino Acid Supplementation 
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© Springer-Verlag 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Schena
    • 1
  • F. Guerrini
    • 2
  • P. Tregnaghi
    • 2
  • B. Kayser
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Human PhysiologyUniversity of VeronaVeronaItaly
  2. 2.Institute of Sports MedicineVeronaItaly
  3. 3.Department of PhysiologyCMUGeneva 4Switzerland

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