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Nutrition and Hydration. Energy Intake and Expenditure In Sports Performance
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Jack Pedley Unit 10 Sports Nutrition
Energy Intake and Expenditure In Sports Performance
." "Energy expenditure refers to the amount of energy a person uses daily to complete all bodily activities - from movement to breathing to digestion. It is measured in calories, a unit of heat, and is represented by the symbol kcal. Energy requirements can vary widely from person to person, and even from day to day in an individual. Total energy expenditure, also known as metabolic rate, is affected by such factors as amount of physical activity, number of hours spent sleeping, types of foods consumed, exposure to extreme temperatures, and amount of muscle mass a person carries"
Energy comes from the sun, it is called solar energy and it plants can convert this solar energy to chemical energy by a Process called photosynthesis. This chemical energy is used to make other substances such as carbohydrates, protein and fat and our body uses these in foods to obtain energy). Our bodies use protein and fat to produce
Calories are units of energy, for the body, our body needs this energy to stay alive, grow, keep
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