The article reports that many athletes are not ingesting an adequate number of calories from their diets. Fat and lean body mass become the sources for fuel for energy and this leads to lack of tissue growth. Exercise physiologists have calculated energy intake and energy expenditure metrics with recommendations.
Laquale K. (2007). Energy in-energy out: A balanced equation? Athletic Therapy Today, 12(5), 34-37.
Virtual Commons Citation
Laquale, Kathleen M. (2007). Energy in-energy out: A balanced equation?. In Movement Arts, Health Promotion and Leisure Studies Faculty Publications. Paper 28.
Available at: http://vc.bridgew.edu/mahpls_fac/28