Eating patterns and meal frequency of elite Australian athletes.

  title={Eating patterns and meal frequency of elite Australian athletes.},
  author={Louise M. Burke and Gary J Slater and Elizabeth M. Broad and Jasmina Haukka and Sofie Modulon and Will G. Hopkins},
  journal={International journal of sport nutrition and exercise metabolism},
  volume={13 4},
  • L. BurkeG. Slater W. Hopkins
  • Published 1 December 2003
  • Education, Medicine
  • International journal of sport nutrition and exercise metabolism
We undertook a dietary survey of 167 Australian Olympic team athletes (80 females and 87 males) competing in endurance sports (n = 41), team sports (n = 31), sprint- or skill-based sports (n = 67), and sports in which athletes are weight-conscious (n = 28). Analysis of their 7-day food diaries provided mean energy intakes, nutrient intakes, and eating patterns. Higher energy intakes relative to body mass were reported by male athletes compared with females, and by endurance athletes compared… 

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