Nutritional guidelines and energy needs for the female athlete: Determining energy and nutritional needs to alleviate the consequences of functional amenorrhea caused by energy imbalance

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Abstract

After completing this chapter, you should have an understanding of the following: The energy availability hypothesis and functional amenorrhea. Energy and nutritional intake estimations. Nutritional guidelines for the female athlete. The importance of hydration before, during, and after exercise.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Active Female
Subtitle of host publicationHealth Issues Throughout The Lifespan
PublisherHumana Press
Pages299-310
Number of pages12
ISBN (Print)9781588297303
DOIs
StatePublished - 2008

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