Journal article

Dietary intakes of expeditioners during prolonged sunlight deprivation in polar enviroments do not support bone health

Sandra Iuliano, Jeff Ayton

International Journal of Circumpolar Health | CO-ACTION PUBLISHING | Published : 2015

University of Melbourne Researchers


Funding Acknowledgements

The authors thank the participating expeditioners for their involvement: the Australian Antarctic Division, Polar Medical Unit for their administrative and in-kind support, station medical practitioners for collating the data, Noel Tenant (Station Support Officer) for information regarding Antarctic chef and food supply practices, Skye Macleod (Melbourne University), Jane Karpavicius, Tanya Mewbury and Mary-Kate Inkster (Monash University) for assisting with data entry and Andrea Olden for categorizing the foods. This study was supported by grants from Australian Antarctic Science, Austin Hospital Medical Research Foundation and the Trans-Antarctic Association.