An Interactive Database to Quantitatively Assess the Impact of Medication on Nutrient Status
The use of medication amongst sportsmen and women is commonplace, to both control and manage chronic conditions such as asthma which might impact upon performance and also aid recovery from injury. Typically around 85% of Paralympic and 74% of Olympic athletes have used one or more physician-prescribed medications within a 12 month period. There is a general lack of awareness that medications can negatively impact upon nutritional status especially when taken long term or used concurrently.
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