Creation of a Dual-Purpose Collegiate Athlete Nutrition Advising Program and Educational Curriculum

Melissa L. Brown, Elizabeth Tenison

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Abstract

The intent of this article is to describe the process of creating a dual-purpose athlete nutrition advising program at the collegiate level. The first goal was to help student athletes enhance their performance through optimal fuel and hydration. The second goal was to provide experiential learning for nutrition students. This program provided a platform for nutrition students to gain hands-on experience assessing, monitoring, and educating athletes in relation to nutrition for performance. The implication for practice is based on recent growth and increased interest in the performance nutrition field that drives the need for more formal training programs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1046-1052
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Nutrition Education and Behavior
Volume50
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2018
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Nutrition and Dietetics

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