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Pediatric and Adult Nutrition in Chronic Diseases, Developmental Disabilities, and Hereditary Metabolic DisordersPrevention, Assessment, and Treatment$
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Shirley W. Ekvall and Valli K. Ekvall

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780199398911

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2017

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199398911.001.0001

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Sports Nutrition

Sports Nutrition

Chapter:
(p.71) 7 Sports Nutrition
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Pediatric and Adult Nutrition in Chronic Diseases, Developmental Disabilities, and Hereditary Metabolic Disorders
Author(s):

Karen Reznik Dolins

Martica Heaner

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199398911.003.0007

This chapter discusses sports nutrition for children, including the health benefits of physical activity, the health risks of inactivity, hyperlipidemia, and hypercholesterolemia. Factors to be considered in nutritional evaluation are described, including , growth, weight, body composition, and dietary habits. Guidelines for physical activity are provided, including resistance training, cardiovascular exercise, flexibility, dietary management, and the fluid needs of active children.

Keywords:   sports nutrition, guidelines for physical activity, hydration, dangers of inactivity, benefits of exercise

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