ADOLESCENZA E PROBLEMI NUTRIZIONALI
Sport and nutrition in adolescence
Valentina Papa1, Teresa Capriati1, Giulia Bolasco1, Anna Dilillo1, Antonella Diamanti1
1U.O. di Riabilitazione Nutrizionale Dipartimento di Pediatrie Specialistiche e Trapianto Fegato e Rene Ospedale Pediatrico Bambin Gesù
To avoid risks of malnutrition it is important to know the real nutritional needs. One of the peculiarities of sport’s nutrition is not the amount of calories or macronutrients but their use at specific times of the day (before-during-after training or competition). Therefore, it is important to know the type of sport and the biochemical mechanism used by the muscles.