Supplement use by Young Athletes.

  title={Supplement use by Young Athletes.},
  author={Jill Anne McDowall},
  journal={Journal of sports science & medicine},
  volume={6 3},
This paper reviews studies of supplement use among child and adolescent athletes, focusing on prevalence and type of supplement use, as well as gender comparisons. Supplement use among adult athletes has been well documented however there are a limited number of studies investigating supplement use by child and adolescent athletes. A trend in the current literature revealed that the most frequently used supplements are in the form of vitamin and minerals. While health and illness prevention are… CONTINUE READING
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