Sports nutrition

Louise Burke, Janelle Barnard*, Greg Shaw, Greg Cox

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This quiz has been prepared by Louise Burke, Anthony Meade, Janelle Barnard, Greg Shaw and Greg Cox on behalf of SportsDietitians Australia. Correct answers follow the questions to allow readers to carry out self-assessment. For further reading oneach topic, more comprehensive reviews from the latest edition of Clinical Sports Nutrition1are cited. Correspondence shouldbe directed to Janelle Barnard at [email protected]

[Extract] Australians love their sport and enjoy the successesof our athletes at Commonwealth Games, OlympicsGames and World Championships. Nutrition advicefrom a qualified sports dietitian can help an athlete per-form at their best—whether this is on the world stage oras a weekend warrior. Sports nutrition strategies aredependent on the energy systems used in sport, indi-vidual characteristics of the athlete, competition andtraining schedules, environmental conditions, accessi-bility to food and fluids and practicality of applyingguidelines.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)183-187
Number of pages5
JournalNutrition and Dietetics
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sept 2006
Externally publishedYes


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