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Paediatr Child Health. 2013 Apr;18(4):200-5.

Sport nutrition for young athletes.

[Article in English, French; Abstract available in French from the publisher]

Abstract

in English, French

Nutrition is an important part of sport performance for young athletes, in addition to allowing for optimal growth and development. Macronutrients, micronutrients and fluids in the proper amounts are essential to provide energy for growth and activity. To optimize performance, young athletes need to learn what, when and how to eat and drink before, during and after activity.

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Adolescents; Athletes; Children; Nutrition; Sports

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