Correct! One hypothesis
in this paper is "Differences between men and women in muscle
enzymes is the explanation for differences in carbohydrate loading."
A second hypothesis is "The lower dietary energy intake in
women compared to men is the explanation for differences in carbohydrate
loading." Thus, this paper has two main hypotheses; they are
alternative explanations for the gender differences in carbohydrate
The last four paragraphs of the introduction describe the hypotheses
that will be tested in the study, giving justification for each
hypthesis by citing the relevant literature. The last paragraph
of the introduction summarizes the hypotheses that are tested. Notice
that each is stated as a "purpose" or "objective".
In many papers, the last paragraph of the introduction is that place
where the hypothesis or hypotheses are stated.
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