Energy Requirements and Body Composition of Professional Team-Sport Athletes

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Walker, Emily (2016) Energy Requirements and Body Composition of Professional Team-Sport Athletes. PhD thesis, Victoria University.


Team sports include repeated bouts of high-intensity activity interspersed with periods of low-intensity activity, contacts and skill execution. Optimal energy and nutrient intake is necessary for development, health, performance and for body composition goals in athletes.

Item type Thesis (PhD thesis)
Subjects Historical > FOR Classification > 1101 Medical Biochemistry and Metabolomics
Historical > FOR Classification > 1111 Nutrition and Dietetics
Historical > FOR Classification > 1116 Medical Physiology
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living (ISEAL)
Current > Division/Research > College of Health and Biomedicine
Keywords energy metabolism; energy expenditure; nutrition; dietary intake; physique; AFL; Australian Football League; team sports; Australia
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