The article looks at the the nutritional requirements for recreational athletes. The author discusses the differences between recreational and competitive athletes. Requirements for energy intake are reviewed. The need for maintaining proper hydration and electrolyte levels is also noted. Differences in protein requirements for weightlifters and endurance athletes are discussed.
Laquale K. (2009). Nutritional needs of the recreational athlete. Athletic Therapy Today, 14(1), 12-15.
Virtual Commons Citation
Laquale, Kathleen M. (2009). Nutritional needs of the recreational athlete. In Movement Arts, Health Promotion and Leisure Studies Faculty Publications. Paper 30.
Available at: http://vc.bridgew.edu/mahpls_fac/30