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Published by Thomas in Springfield, Ill .
Written in English


  • Athletes -- Nutrition,
  • Nutrition,
  • Sport medicine,
  • Nutrition,
  • Exertion,
  • Energy metabolism

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Edition Notes

Statementby Melvin H. Williams.
LC ClassificationsQP141 .W515
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 444 p. :
Number of Pages444
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5214210M
ISBN 100398035482
LC Control Number75044115

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