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Nutrition issues for the aging athlete

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posted on 06.12.2017, 00:00 by Peter Reaburn
An extensive review of the research focused on nutritional issues facing the aging athlete. The chapter examines the physiological changes that affect the macro- and micronutrient needs of athletes over 35 years of age; the energy needs of these athletes, the specific macronutrient (carbohydrate, fat and protein) and micronutrient (vitamin, mineral) needs; as well as the fluid needs of aging athletes.

History

Editor

Burke L; Deakin V

Parent Title

Clinical sports nutrition

Start Page

547

End Page

577

Number of Pages

31

ISBN-13

9780070277205

Publisher

McGraw-Hill Medical

Place of Publication

Sydney

Open Access

No

External Author Affiliations

Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Health; Institute for Health and Social Science Research (IHSSR);

Era Eligible

Yes

Edition

4th

Number of Chapters

25

Exports

CQUniversity

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