It is not just the sporting elite who enjoy and seek fitness. Ordinary people also want the benefits that go with fitness and some go to extraordinary lengths to achieve high levels of performance. With this diet it would make it easier for them to exercise and keep up with it. Body composition is important to both the top sports people and to ordinary people.
Heart rate recovery in elite athletes: the impact of age and exercise capacity
How top athletes from across the world define clean sport—and their views on how cheating affects them—has been explored in an international study that could help develop more effective, targeted anti-doping education. The team engaged athletes as researchers to interview their fellow athletes, with the study also exploring the community's perception of current anti- doping efforts. While there has been a lot of research into why athletes may choose to dope, comparatively little focus has been placed on why those who stay within the rules choose to do so, Kingston University's Professor of Public Health Andrea Petroczi, the paper's lead author, said.
Sports Medicine - Open volume 5 , Article number: 46 Cite this article. Metrics details. Such awareness is necessary, but not sufficient to address the varied mental health needs of elite athletes. We call for a new model of intervention and outline the backbone of a comprehensive mental health framework to promote athlete mental health and wellbeing, and respond to the needs of athletes who are at-risk of developing, or already experiencing mental health symptoms or disorders.