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    STUDIA EDUCATIO ARTIS GYMNASTICAE - Issue no. 1 / 2010  
         
  Article:   NUTRITION SUPPLEMENTS - OPPORTUNITIES AND RISKS IN SUPPORT SPORTS PERFORMANCE.

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  Abstract:  This paper addresses the issue of nutritional supplements that should not be confused with food or medicines, are a fact of widespread use in both sports as an alternative to sustain physical effort, as well as outside it to counter the thrilling aspects of contemporary society. Developing this theme is linked to the ability to provide performance athletes with an adequate nutrition food supplements as an alternative to support the physical effort in terms of rigorous doping control. The material emphasizes the data reflected in the literature: norm, motivations, characteristics, opportunities, risks and effects - that the use of nutritional supplements by athletes, in addition to the physiological effects of specific nutrients, may represent a serious risk that assume the concerned. Are examples and interference issues that some products may lead to positive tests for doping with or without intention on the part of athletes, the sporting environment or manufacturers. Mission specialists in doping control is to assess risk and use of nutritional supplements to provide thus information athletes to prevent consumption of products containing banned substances by IOC/WADA.

Keywords: nutritional supplements, opportunities, risks, doping
 
         
     
         
         
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