Considerations for Donating Blood, Platelets, and Plasma

by Dawn M. Weatherwax, ATC, RD, CSCS, CSSD
Personal Training Quarterly July 2016
Vol 4, Issue 3


If one is a very active individual or a competitive athlete, what are the positives and negatives of donating blood, platelets, and plasma?

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