publication . Other literature type . 2013

Nutritional Habits & Knowledge in the Division I Collegiate Football Player

Hale, Mallory;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 May 2013
  • Publisher: DigitalCommons@USU
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Objectives: Athlete’s nutritional habits and knowledge can directly affect their performance. The purpose of this study is to investigate the nutritional habits and knowledge of the Division I collegiate football player. Methods: The participants of this study are male Division I college football players at Utah State University. The athletes included 45 players ranging from 18-26 and include freshman through seniors. Results: Over eighty six percent of the athletes were unaware that a nutritionist was readily available to them. Sixty percent of the athletes were interested in meeting with the nutritionist. Forty percent of the athletes ate at a fast-food restau...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: human activities
free text keywords: Nutrition, collegiate football, football player, habits
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