Sports Nutrition and Supplements

Track 6: Sports Nutrition and Supplements

Essential nutrients and supplements are very much important in sports, the more intense the exercise or sport, the greater the body's nutrient needs. Athletes who participate in endurance sports have specific needs because of what they demand from their bodies. The first seven essential supplements are the minerals calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, selenium, sodium and zinc. Their benefits range from keeping bones strong to minimizing fatigue. Importance of proteins, minerals and water The RDA for protein is 60 mg per day for adults (specifically 0.8 g/kg of body weight/day). This recommendation, however, is based on the needs of sedentary individuals. Good hydration before, during and after exercise is very important. Isotonic drinks contain electrolytes and simple carbohydrates and are therefore recommended. Alcohol should not be drunk. Eating habits of individual athlete Physical performance is closely linked to nutrition, as a sports person with a healthy diet and good training will obtain better results in a competition than those individuals with the same qualities but an inadequate diet. 

  • Essential nutrients and supplements for performance
  • Energy requirements
  • Eating habits of individual athletes
  • Hydration and dehydration
  • Importance of proteins and minerals
  • Muscle growth and development

Related Conference of Sports Nutrition and Supplements

August 31-01 September, 2017

5th International Conference on Medical Informatics & Telemedicine

Prague, Czech Republic
September 07-09 2017, Radisson Blu Edwardian Heathrow Hotel

World Congress on Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare

September 18-19, 2017

2nd International Conference on General Practice & Primary Care

Zurich, Switzerland
September 25-26, 2017

2nd World Congress on Medical Sociology & Community Health

Atlanta, Georgia, USA
October 16-18, 2017

6th International Conference on Clinical & Medical Case Reports

San Francisco, California, USA

Avail Upto 21 ACCME Credits

February 26-28, 2018

3rd World Congress on Public Health & Nutrition

London, UK
April 13-14, 2018

3rd World Congress on Health Economics & Patient Safety

Amsterdam, Netherlands
June 14-15, 2018

13th World Congress on Healthcare & Technologies

Dublin, Ireland

Sports Nutrition and Supplements Conference Speakers

Recommended Sessions

Related Journals

Are you interested in