The Peer-Reviewed Journal and Site of the Internet Society for Sport Science

 Volume 2 · Number 4 

  October-December 1998 

Olympian wearing an AIS ice jacket.

Chittenden's study of the effect of minimal protein intake on exercise.

 News and Comment

In Brief

Performance Gene Discovered · Skeleton in the Freezer · One Set or More? · What's Worth Monitoring?

Conference Report

Making a Splash by Andy Stewart and Hideki Kagaki. The VIII International Symposium of Biomechanics and Medicine in Swimming, Jyvaskyla, Finland.



Ice Jackets are Cool by David Martin et al. This pre-cooling strategy improves endurance performance in hot conditions.


History Makers: Justus von Liebig (1803-1873) by Frank Katch. This reknowned chemist advocated protein for exercise, but human experiments disproved his assertions.


History Makers: Russel Henry Chittenden (1856-1943) by Frank Katch. Chittenden influenced future research in nutrition and exercise physiology with experiments on low protein diets.


Moving Together: Newsletter #22 by Ken Daley. Health and fitness library, author copyright ownership, synchronized swimming in Ontario, new search engine, computerized grading of essays, and more.


Moving Together: Newsletter #21 by Ken Daley. Universities world-wide, lecture notes, electronic journal support, disabled sports in Ontario, volleyball discussion list, and more.



Sudden Death and Exercise by Tim Noakes. The risk of death is greater during exercise, but regular exercise lowers overall risk for people with coronary artery disease.


Cycling Uphill and Downhill by David Swain. Wind resistance determines a pacing strategy for hills.

Research Resources

Measurement of Training in Competitive Sports by Will Hopkins. Methodology, including downloadable diaries and questionnaires for researchers.

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