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Some applications of indirect calorimetry to sports medicine

By S Severi, Marcella Malavolti, Nino Carlo Battistini and G. Bedogni

Abstract

Some applications of indirect calorimetry to sports medicine are discussed and exemplified by case reports. In particular, it is suggested that oxigen consumption can be employed to assess the effects of physical activity on fat-free tissues and that the respiratory quotient may offer some insights into the food habits of athletes

Topics: sport, exercise, indirect calorimetry, basal energy expenditure, respiratory quotient
Year: 2001
DOI identifier: 10.1007/s005920170024
OAI identifier: oai:iris.unimore.it:11380/6486

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