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Fuel for Young Athletes


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6.0 CEC's / Book

This continuing education course provides comprehensive information on the foods that give young athletes the fuel to move; guidelines on how to determine protein requirements for young athletes, and recommendations on development of an eating game plan for optimal health and athletic success.

This course was designed for coaches, personal trainers, parents, or nutritionists that want to help young athletes fuel for energy, development, and performance through the sound nutritional guidelines.

Among the topics she covers are:

  • Food, fluid, supplement guidelines for young athletes
  • Food plans tailored to the specific energy needs of 11 sports
  • Recipe and snack ideas that appeal to teens and give them extra power on the playing fields and courts
  • Fuel for muscle development and bone growth
  • Eating for endurance training
  • Tactics for safely gaining and losing weight
  • High-performance meal planning
  • Strategies for disordered eating 
Chapter 1: Food Functions for Developing Athletes
Chapter 2: Nutritional Essentials for Sports
Chapter 3: Fluids for Athletes
Chapter 4: Fuel for Muscle Development
Chapter 5: Eating for Endurance Training
Chapter 6: Tactics for Gaining Weight
Chapter 7: Lessons on Losing Weight
Chapter 8: Dietary Details for Specific Sports
Chapter 9: High-Performance Meal Planning
Chapter 10: Fast-Break Food Favorites
Chapter 11: Beyond the Standard Game Plan
Chapter 12: Special Nutritional Needs for Preadolescent Athletes
Chapter 13: Strategies for Overcoming Disordered Eating
Chapter 14: Championship-Winning Recipes for Young Athletes

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