Iron deficiency in adolescent endurance athletes.

@article{Rowland1987IronDI,
  title={Iron deficiency in adolescent endurance athletes.},
  author={Thomas W. Rowland and Sandra A. Black and JohnF. Kelleher},
  journal={Journal of adolescent health care : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  year={1987},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={
          322-6
        }
}
Iron deficiency with or without anemia may impair athletic performance. Although previous reports suggest a high incidence of iron deficiency in adolescent athletes, the recommendations for routine screening are unclear. In this study, high school male and female cross-country runners were evaluated by determining serum ferritin, hemoglobin, and red blood cell indexes during an 11-week competitive season. At the beginning of the season one of 30 males and eight of 20 females had iron deficiency… CONTINUE READING
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