The use of dietary supplements by athletes

  title={The use of dietary supplements by athletes},
  author={R. Maughan and F. Depiesse and H. Geyer},
  journal={Journal of Sports Sciences},
  pages={S103 - S113}
  • R. Maughan, F. Depiesse, H. Geyer
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Sports Sciences
  • Abstract Many athletes use dietary supplements as part of their regular training or competition routine, including about 85% of elite track and field athletes. Supplements commonly used include vitamins, minerals, protein, creatine, and various “ergogenic” compounds. These supplements are often used without a full understanding or evaluation of the potential benefits and risks associated with their use, and without consultation with a sports nutrition professional. A few supplements may be… CONTINUE READING
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