Overuse injuries

Sports injury-2: a little help from your (nutrient) friends

in Endurance injuries and health, Nutrition for endurance athletes, Overuse injuries

In part one of this article, we explored the benefits – or otherwise – for athletes of manipulating dietary protein, fat and carbohydrate intake to accelerate recovery from injury. In part two, we investigate the potential benefits of vitamins, mineral and other micronutrients; can they help speed injury healing, and which nutrients are most effective? MORE

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