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Journal of Exercise Nutrition & Biochemistry 2003;7(2):167-174.
Articles : Study on the Nutrient Intakes Status of the Female Athletics in Korea
This study was carried out to compare the nutrition status of highly r rained female athletes in Korea. The group of subjects was divided into three subgroup according to the sports practiced: rhythmic gymnasts (n=10), volley-ball player (n=13), golf player (n=9) and control group (n=10). The following variable were measured dietary intake, anthropometric indices(height, weight, and body composition). Dietary intake based on using 3-day food records (2weekdays, 1 weekend). The mean age, weight, training and career were 16.60 yr, 57.5kg, 6.54hr/day, 6.26yr, Results of this study were as follows: 1) The female athletics reported energy intake and Korea Recommended Dietary Allowance (%RDA) were 23.45kcal/kg(tota1028.66±371.43kcal/day,48.25%),44.83kcal/kg(total 2995.03±342.44kcal/day,142.63%),38.14kcal/kg(total1032.01±363.29kcal/day, 108.787%), 34.71kcal/kg(total 655.52±188.20kcal/day,94.24%), respectively. 2) The ratio of contribution by protein, fat, carbohydrate to the total energy intake were 13.4:12.9:73.7. 15.8:14.4:69.7 21.4:16.0:62.6 16.7:16.4:66.9 3) The ratio of nutrient distribution by breakfast : lunch : dinner : snake 1 : snake 2 (%) were 19.0:21.5:43.2:2.9:12.2, 19.6:24.06:28.34:5.7:22.3, 24.0:27.6:32.4:5.8:11.0 that was the reported intake of snake was high level. 4) The reported mineral intakes, especially calcium and iron were less that 100% of the RDA in all female athletes group.
Key Words: nutrient intakes status, female athletes, macro-nutrients, micro-nutrients


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