Sports, Volume 8, Issue 12 (December 2020) – 18 articles
Cover Story (view full-size image): Improvements in nutrition knowledge have been associated with increased carbohydrate consumption and greater adherence to dietary recommendations among female athletes. In order to assess whether nutrition knowledge interventions would be beneficial for female Gaelic games players, their current levels of nutrition knowledge were assessed. The level of overall nutrition knowledge was identified as poor, with elite players and those with previous nutrition education scoring higher. Future education interventions with female Gaelic games players may lead to beneficial changes in dietary behaviour and would likely benefit from stratifying content based on athletes’ demographic characteristics, given the differences observed. View this paper
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