ERIC Number: ED075401
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Nutrition for Athletes. A Handbook for Coaches.
American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Washington, DC.
This handbook contains nutritional information for athletic coaches and others who provide this information and guidance to high school and college students. The purposes of the handbook are to review briefly the content of a sound basic diet and to analyze theories and practices that would relate to nutrition and athletic performance. The handbook provides information in the following four groupings: a) basic nutritional needs of young athletes, with accompanying dietary recommendations; b) general considerations of nutrition and diet during periods of athletics training; c) special problems relating to eating and drinking before, during, and following athletic events; and d) examination and evaluation of nutritional claims made by dietary supplements for use by athletes. (BRB)
Descriptors: Athletes, Athletics, Dietetics, Eating Habits, Health Education, Nutrition Instruction, Physical Education
American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, NEA, 1201 16th St., N. W., Washington, D. C. 20036 ($2.00)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Washington, DC.