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The feasibility of specialized products for nutrition of sportsmen in the preparatory period of the sports cycle

AbstractThe nutrition factor is one of the most important in the achievement of high sport results and in maintaining of athlete health along with the methodological and psychological aspects of training. Improving the methods of training in different sports leads to a significant increase in the level of energy expenditure. In order to provide athletes with a large amount of energy, it is advisable to use specialized products with increased nutritive and biological value. Specialists should pay special attention to the scientific justification of composition of special food products (SPP) with consideration of age and gender of athlete, type of sport, the stages of sports activities, training regimes, the qualifications of the athlete and individual level of metabolism. An analytical review of literature on the appropriateness of the application of SPP for athlete nutrition in the preparatory period was conducted to justify the need for further research in this field.

Keywords:athletes, the preparation period, specialized food products for athletes

Voprosy pitaniia [Problems of Nutrition]. 2017; 86 (4): 99-103. doi: 10.24411/0042-8833-2017-00065.

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