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Health and Safety: Sports Nutrition

Learning Modules

NFH Sports Nutrition

Proper nutrition is key to optimizing health and athletic performance. This course presents guidelines for the diet needed to be ready for athletic practice and competition, and how to refuel afterwards. It gives tips on how you can influence your students’ eating habits outside of the school environment. Specific examples are provided for what types of foods students should and should not eat to replenish their bodies between activities. Free course.  Requires Registration. Certificate of Completion.


Article from USA Wrestling sharing views on healthy weight management for wrestlers. 

An article from Sports Tips about following basic nutrition and hydration tips so athletes can stay at peak performance before, during, and after activity.

An Article from Utah State University about the purpose of carbohydrates, protein, fat, and hydration, why they are necessary in an athlete’s diet, food sources of each, and fun facts to help the young athlete enhance their diet.