2019, Vol. 4, Issue 2
Dietary status of athletes of track and field from universities in Uttar Pradesh
Author(s): Devendra Kumar and Mahesh Yadav
A survey on dietary pattern was conducted on athletes participated in state level inter University Track and Field competition held at Merut (U.P) in November 2015. The comparison of dietary activity for calories and protein intake is analyzed comparing with Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for 60 male and 40 female athletes. For collecting data researcher constructed a questionnaire and from the diet chart converted it in to numeric form to analyze. Mean, mode, minimum, 25th & 75th percentile and maximum scores explained the dietary status of this group of male and female athletes. A result of this study shows that male and female athletes participating in competition have deficient calories as well as protein intake.
Pages: 139-141 | 171 Views 3 Downloads
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Devendra Kumar and Mahesh Yadav. Dietary status of athletes of track and field from universities in Uttar Pradesh. International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education. 2019; 4(2): 139-141.