Composition of the athletes diet


  • Beáta Pramuková Institute of the Experimental Medicin, Faculty of Medicine UPJŠ, Trieda SNP 1, 040 11 Košice, Tel.: +421944 131 553
  • Denisa Čokášová Institute of the Experimental Medicine, Faculty of Medicine UPJŠ, Trieda SNP 1, 040 11, Košice, Tel.: +421904 964 416
  • Rastislav Salaj Institute of the Experimental Medicine, Faculty of Medicine UPJŠ, Trieda SNP 1, 040 11, Košice, Tel.: +421902 308 113



sports nutrition, energy intake, carbohydrate, protein, fat, dietary supplement


Sports nutrition is a constantly evolving field with many of research papers published annually. However, designing the most suitable sports diet is very difficult. It must be given to the type of training, its duration and intensity, the age and sex of the athlete and also for overall health. The aim of this article is to summarize knowledges about sports nutrition, especially intake of carbohydrates, proteins, fats and dietary supplements and their influence on the performance and recovery of the athlete.


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How to Cite

Pramuková, B. ., Čokášová, D. ., & Salaj, R. . (2011). Composition of the athletes diet. Potravinarstvo Slovak Journal of Food Sciences, 5(2), 59–62.