Critically review the research methods used in the articles . Max word limit is 1500 words
Achten, J., Halson, S.L., Moseley, L., Rayson, M.P., Casey, A. and Jeukendrup, A.E. (2004) Higher dietary carbohydrate content during intensified running training results in better maintenance of performance and mood state. Journal of Applied Physiology, 96, 1331 – 1340.
Cox, G.R., Clark, S.A., Cox, A.J., Halson, S.L., Hargreaves, M., Hawley, J.A., Jeacocke, N., Snow, R.J., Kian Yeo, W. and Burke, L.M. (2010) Daily training with high carbohydrate availability increases exogenous carbohydrate oxidation during endurance cycling. Journal of Applied Physiology, 109, 126 – 134.
Lima-Silva, A.E., Pires, F.O., Bertuzzi, R., Silva-Cavalcante, M.D., Oliveira, R.S.F., Augusta Kiss, M. and Bishop, D. (2013) Effects of a low- or a high-carbohydrate diet on performance, energy system contribution, and metabolic responses during supramaximal exercise. Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, 38, 928-934.
Macdermid, P.W. and Stannard, S.R. (2006) A whey-supplemented, high-protein diet versus a high-carbohydrate diet: effects on endurance cycling performance. International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, 16, 65 – 77.
McCleave, E.L., Ferguson-Stegall, L., Ding, Z., Doerner III, P.G., Wang, B., Kammer, L.M. and Ivy, J.L. (2011) A low carbohydrate-protein supplement improves endurance performance in female athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 25 (4), 879 – 888.
Rowlands, D.S. and Hopkins, W.G. (2002) Effect of high-fat, high-carbohydrate and high-protein meals on metabolism and performance during endurance cycling. International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, 12, 318 – 335.
Sawyer, J.C., Wood, R.J., Davidson, P.W., Collins, S.M., Matthews, T.D., Gregory, S.M. and Paolone, V.J. (2013) Effects of a short-term carbohydrate restricted diet on strength and power performance. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 27 (8), 2255 – 2262.