Sports and Nutrition, 6-12
Health and physical education teachers can use this online resource to help students understand the relationship between food and physical performance. There are several main sections, including: Don't Let Your Diet Let You Down, The Pregame Meal Planner, Keeping Energy Levels Up, and Keeping Fluid Levels Up. The information can help students understand how participating in sports can increase their food energy needs and learn the dangers of not practicing good nutrition. Included are recommended training table diets, questions asked by other young athletes, tips for eating right, a planner for making wise food choices, and more.