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Open Access Commentary

New Ideas: Ordinary is Extraordinary

Michael Dodson1*, Melinda Fernyhough1, Jose Antonio2 and Luke Bucci3

Author Affiliations

1 Muscle Biology Laboratory, Department of Animal Sciences, Washington State University

2 Javalution, Fort Lauderdale, FL

3 Weider Nutrition International, Salt Lake City, UT

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Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition 2004, 1:67-68  doi:10.1186/1550-2783-1-1-67

Published: 2 June 2004

Abstract

With the initial issue of this journal, a new challenge has been offered tothe world of sports nutrition: initiate "team oriented" research and clinical trials in order to make dynamic progress in terms of understandingand applying nutrition principals to the field of competitive sports. It is our further challenge that these teams think "outside the box" in terms of their approach to elucidating new concepts through which nutritional interventions might play a role in the regulation of muscle growth and repair, athletic performance and endurance, and mental acuity. What was once thought of as extraordinary might now be approached as ordinary, if the correct composition of "teams" were formed.

Keywords:
sport nutrition; research; new regulatory mechanisms