Imbalanced nutrition of top-level swimmers.

  title={Imbalanced nutrition of top-level swimmers.},
  author={Athanasios Kabasakalis and Konstantinos Kalitsis and Georgios Tsalis and Vassilis G Mougios},
  journal={International journal of sports medicine},
  volume={28 9},
The aim of the present study was to monitor the nutritional status of 9 Greek national top-level swimmers during a competitive season of eight months. The swimmers were assessed through recording of food and supplement intake, blood sampling, and anthropometry at four landmarks: in the beginning of the season (baseline), after completing a phase of intensive and voluminous training (at 10 weeks), at a minor taper (19 weeks), and during the major taper (32 weeks). Energy and macronutrient intake… CONTINUE READING