ERIC Number: ED249199
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Food Power. A Coach's Guide to Improving Performance.
National Dairy Council, Rosemont, IL.
This guide looks at the athlete's nutrient needs and presents recent findings from physiology- and nutrition-related research which have direct bearing on athletic performance. Contents include sections on: (1) nutrition basics; (2) water needs of athletes; (3) nutrient fuels for sports; (4) diets for athletes; (5) body composition; (6) weight control; (7) myths about sports and nutrition; and (8) appended lists of foods, recommended daily dietary allowances, and sources for skinfold calipers. Twelve handouts for athletes are included which contain highlights on basic information on nutrition, diet, and training. This information is combined with instructions to athletes for reaching their nutritional peak for competition. (JD)
Descriptors: Athletes, Athletic Coaches, Athletics, Body Weight, Dietetics, Exercise Physiology, Fatigue (Biology), Human Body, Metabolism, Nutrition, Nutrition Instruction, Training Methods, Water
National Dairy Council, 6300 River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Dairy Council, Rosemont, IL.