Links for Student Athletes

Nutrition Section

  • U.S. Anti-Doping Agency - information regarding optimizing nutrition to prevent temptation to use performance enhancer supplements. Able to order complete guidebooks from this website. Jacqueline R. Berning, Ph.D., R.D., and the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency. Optimal Dietary Intake Guide. 2010.

  • National Federation of State High School Associations - female athlete triad, specific concerns for female high school athletes. Steve Shadle. Nutrition is Important Aspect to Training. National Federation of State High School Associations, 2011.

  • Eat Right! Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics - click on PDF version in the middle of the page. Position of the American Dietetic Association, Dietitians of Canada, and the American College of Sports Medicine: Nutrition and Athletic Performance, 2009.

  • NCAA - recipes and general sports nutrition recommendations. NCAA Sports Medicine Handbook. GUIDELINE 2f: Nutrition and Athletic Performance. January 1986 Revised May 2009.

  • National High School Athletic Coaches Association - specific tips coaches use to educate their high school athletes. Amanda Carlson. Nutrition - The National High School Athletic Coaches Association.

  • University of Illinois Extension - pre-game meal and hydration - Robert J. Reber, Associate Professor in Nutrition and Donald K. Layman, Professor in Nutrition. University of Illinois.

  • Family Education - recovery meal - Excerpted from The Complete Idiot's Guide to Total Nutrition by Joy Bauer, 2005.

  • Gatorade Sports Science Institute- hydration - David R. Lamb, PhD. Performance Playbook: Hydration--Critical to Athletic Performance. Gatorade Sports Science Research, 2008. Specific guidelines - for high school athletes. Jacqueline Berning, PhD, RD, CSSD. Performance Playbook: Keep Your Motor Running. Gatorade Sports Science Research, 2008.


Nutrition Section