ERIC Number: EJ642144
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Herbal Supplements: Considerations for the Athletic Trainer.
Winterstein, Andrew P.; Storrs, Cordial M.
Journal of Athletic Training, v36 n4 p425-32 Oct-Dec 2001
Examines common herbal supplements, exploring potential risks associated with herbal use and providing recommendations to athletic trainers regarding patient care issues. Data from searches of the MEDLINE, SPORT Discus, CINAHL, and Academic Search Elite databases indicate that athletes must understand that natural does not equal safe, and most herbs are not proven safe or effective under FDA standards. (Contains references.) (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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