Dietary supplement use among elite young German athletes.

@article{Braun2009DietarySU,
  title={Dietary supplement use among elite young German athletes.},
  author={Hans F. Braun and Karsten Koehler and Hans Geyer and Jens Kleiner and Joachim Mester and Wilhelm Schanzer},
  journal={International journal of sport nutrition and exercise metabolism},
  year={2009},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={97-109}
}
Little is known about the prevalence and motives of supplement use among elite young athletes who compete on national and international levels. Therefore, the current survey was performed to assess information regarding the past and present use of dietary supplements among 164 elite young athletes (16.6 +/- 3.0 years of age). A 5-page questionnaire was designed to assess their past and present (last 4 weeks) use of vitamins, minerals, carbohydrate, protein, and fat supplements; sport drinks… CONTINUE READING
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