Does evidence support the use of performance-enhancing supplements in youth sports? A select review of literature and policy.

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Michael A. Perko, Associate Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: Doctors of chiropractic (DCs) see approximately 10% of the US population in a given year making them among the most visited practitioners outside of conventional medicine for general health problems and especially back and neck conditions.1,2 In addition, one of the fastest growing areas of specialty treatment is in the area of sports injury. Today, most professional teams, the US Olympic Team, and many college or high school sports programs have a DC either on staff or available to treat athletes as part of the sports medicine team.3,4 There are also specialty programs for training of DCs in the area of sports medicine as well as pediatric care.5

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Language: English
Date: 2010
nutrition, sports nutrition, dietary supplements, performance enhancing supplements, athletes, youth sports, adolescent athletes

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