Dietary supplement intake in national-level Sri Lankan athletes.

  title={Dietary supplement intake in national-level Sri Lankan athletes.},
  author={Angela de Silva and Y. M. P. Samarasinghe and Dhammika Senanayake and Pulani Lanerolle},
  journal={International journal of sport nutrition and exercise metabolism},
  volume={20 1},
Intake of dietary supplements is widespread among athletes in developed countries. This study evaluated the use of dietary supplements in athletes from a developing country. Dietary supplementation practices of 113 national-level athletes age 15-35 yr in Sri Lanka were assessed. All athletes from track-and-field, badminton, football, swimming, cycling, and karate squads who consented to participate in the study were administered an anonymous questionnaire by an interviewer. Information on… 

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