Magnesium intake is associated with strength performance in elite basketball, handball and volleyball players.

  title={Magnesium intake is associated with strength performance in elite basketball, handball and volleyball players.},
  author={Diana A. Santos and Catarina Nunes Matias and Cristina P. Monteiro and Analiza M{\'o}nica Silva and Paulo Manuel Rocha and Cl{\'a}udia S Minderico and Lu{\'i}s Bettencourt Sardinha and Maria Jos{\'e} Laires},
  journal={Magnesium research},
  volume={24 4},
Magnesium plays significant roles in promoting strength. Surveys of athletes reveal that intake of magnesium is often below recommended levels. We aimed to understand the impact of magnesium intake on strength in elite male basketball, handball, and volleyball players. Energy and nutrient intake were assessed from seven-day diet record. Strength tests included maximal isometric trunk flexion, extension, and rotation, handgrip, squat and countermovement Abalakov jump, and maximal isokinetic knee… 

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