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the balancing out of workloads over the available CAPACITY of a machine or item of equipment. Effective machine loading seeks to identify and avoid over-or under-loaded machines or equipment. See PRODUCTION-LINE BALANCING.
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Pre-operative oral carbohydrate loading in colorectal surgery: a randomized controlled trial.
It is estimated that carbohydrate loading can improve performance over a set distance by 2-3%.
The time has come for consistent metabolic preparation of patients in the preoperative period through delivery of carbohydrate loading in order to improve surgical outcomes.
As mentioned previously, the use of carbohydrate loading attenuates postoperative insulin resistance, reduces nitrogen and protein losses,[sup.
Today, endurance athletes know they can prolong activity by practicing carbohydrate loading prior to extended training sessions or long competitive events.
Finally, you need to be more concerued with carbohydrate loading prior to the race than during it.
Together, they got instruction on nutrition, carbohydrate loading, cross training, techniques and race strategies, as well as things to avoid, such as steroids and eating disorders.

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