ERIC Number: ED229374
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Houtkooper, Linda; And Others
This kit provides coaches, physical education teachers, and health professionals with current nutrition information and guidelines for applying that information in classes and athletic training programs. The kit contains four components. A "Key Terms" section provides an index to nutrition-fitness terminology and concepts. The instructional materials section contains information on: (1) sports-nutrition essentials; (2) fitness assessment and conditioning; (3) nutrition and athletic performance; and (4) nutrition-fitness assessment skills training. A directory provides information on how to obtain nutrition and fitness education materials, audiovisual aids, and nutrition-fitness assessment tools. The reference section lists resources used to develop the kit. Additional reference information is appended, including suggestions for classroom activities; sample high-carbohydrate daily food game-plans; a chart of recommended dietary allowances (RDA) for adolescents; a Cooperative Extension Service (Arizona University, College of Agriculture) publication on nutrition and fitness; tables containing the nutritive value of foods; and a sports-nutrition posttest, with answer key.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix.; Arizona Univ., Tucson. Dept. of Nutrition and Food Service.
Note: Some appendices may not reproduce well due to the type size.