oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Nutritional challenges for Olympic athletes - a review article
|Article Title||Nutritional challenges for Olympic athletes - a review article|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Sports Medicine|
|Publication Date||Sep 1997|
|Pages||20 - 22|
|Keyword(s)||Balanced meal plan, Body composition, Correct nutrient proportions, Endurance sports, Energy balance, Fat free mass, Fatigue, Fats as energy source, Gastro-intestinal disturbances, High carbohydrate (CHO), Low fat diet, Menstrual, Nutritional supplements, Physique assessment system and Reduction in performance|
South Africa has shorn that its recent re-emergence into world sporting events has not gone unnoticed and our athletes are proving to be highly competitive. With exercise science and research playing a major role, our athletes should be assured of the best training and preparation needed to optimise performance. Athletes are continually seeking to gain a competitive edge either through scientific or other means, one of which is nutrition.
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