Improving an athlete’s diet through education can create good
maintain an optimal body weight, increased energy level and
improved self-esteem. These improvements help all athletes to be
faster and more confident.
Nutrition can have a major impact on performance in sports.
The focus here will be
on nutritional items—creatine, carbohydrate foods, and fluid
replacement drinks. It is extremely difficult to determine the
effects of nutritional manipulations on performance in any
sports. Variability in opponents, weather, field
characteristics, game strategies, individual playing time,
injuries, etc makes detection of potentially small but important
effects of nutrition very problematic.
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