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Nutrición Hospitalaria

On-line version ISSN 1699-5198Print version ISSN 0212-1611


ESCRIBANO OTT, Ignacio  and  IBANEZ SANTOS, Javier. The role of nutrition in the recovery of a basketball player. Nutr. Hosp. [online]. 2020, vol.37, n.1, pp.160-168.  Epub June 08, 2020. ISSN 1699-5198.


very few works offer a practical solution to understand the nutritional requirements of current basketball. This work offers a theoretical-practical proposal.


to analyze the fatigue produced during a basketball game and offer a practical solution to accelerate recovery through nutrition.


a search of the PubMed bibliographic database for reviews from the last 15 years and original articles from the last 5 years on basketball.


type of nutrient and food supplements are essential for a quicker recovery, in addition to their timing and dose.


nutrition before, during and after a game or a high-intensity training session plays a fundamental role in the recovery of the basketball player.

Keywords : Nutrition; Recovery; Basketball; Carbohydrates; Protein; Nutritional supplements.

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