International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education
2019, Vol. 4, Issue 1
Nutritional impact on performance in athletes
Author(s): Heena Kumari
Participation in physical activity is essential for physical and mental health of children. Adolescents taking part in sports have high demands of nutrients due to additional needs of increased physical activity besides growth, development and wellness. The health and nutritional status may be compromised in this population due to lack of proper nutritional counseling. Also misinformation about healthy and nutritious foods by the media targeting school going children can be quite hazardous. The purpose of this review paper is to represent the nutritional needs of adolescents participating in different games and also to empower and teach adolescents to know about the importance of nutrition during participation in physical activity or games; hydration level (Fluids) that deliver nutrients involves proper fueling and recovery.
Pages: 478-480 | 301 Views 3 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Heena Kumari. Nutritional impact on performance in athletes. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2019;4(1):478-480.