Nutrition issues for the masters athlete

Peter R J Reaburn, Thomas M Doering, Nattai R. Borges

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Abstract

[Extract] Master athletes are typically older than 35 years and systematically train for and compete in organised forms of sport specifically designed for their age group. Enjoyment, health, fitness and social benefits and competition appear the primary drivers for participation (..).

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationClinical sports nutrition
EditorsLouise Burke, Vicki Deakin
Place of PublicationNorth Ryde, NSW
PublisherMcGraw Hill Australia
Chapter18
Pages619-637
Edition5th
ISBN (Print)9781743073681
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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Reaburn, P. R. J., Doering, T. M., & Borges, N. R. (2015). Nutrition issues for the masters athlete. In L. Burke, & V. Deakin (Eds.), Clinical sports nutrition (5th ed., pp. 619-637). North Ryde, NSW: McGraw Hill Australia.