Nutritional needs

Select one physical activity (running, weight training, etc.) OR sport (basketball, football, soccer, tennis, golf, etc.). Examine the nutritional needs for the selected activity.

a. Type of activity selected b. Dietary needs to effectively supply the body to perform the activity (key components of the diet) c. Dietary recommendations to perform at the highest level for the physical activity or sport selected (specific needs to fuel and replenish the body) d. How does exercise impact nutrition? e. How does nutrition impact exercise? f. Is it important for athletes to understand the impact of the foods they eat? Why or why not? g. Who should educate athletes regarding nutrition? How should athletes be educated?



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