Magnesium and the Athlete

@article{Volpe2015MagnesiumAT,
  title={Magnesium and the Athlete},
  author={Stella Lucia Volpe},
  journal={Current Sports Medicine Reports},
  year={2015},
  volume={14},
  pages={279–283}
}
  • S. Volpe
  • Published 1 July 2015
  • Medicine
  • Current Sports Medicine Reports
Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral and the second most abundant intracellular divalent cation in the body. It is a required mineral that is involved in more than 300 metabolic reactions in the body. Magnesium helps maintain normal nerve and muscle function, heart rhythm (cardiac excitability), vasomotor tone, blood pressure, immune system, bone integrity, and blood glucose levels and promotes calcium absorption. Because of magnesium’s role in energy production and storage, normal… Expand
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