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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2016, Vol. 3, Issue 5, Part B

Impact of nutrition education programme on college going girls engaged in sports activity


Author(s): Kanchan Chaudhary and Isha Sukhwal

Abstract: Sports nutrition is a marginalized area of study yet nutrition plays a major role in good sportsmanship. Sport nutrition focuses on the link between diet, nutrients and performance. The widely separated, irregular food intakes and the increasing use of foods with low energy concentration can lead to poor performance. Therefore the study was planned with the main objective to impart nutrition education to college going girls engaged in sports activity. A need felt nutrition education programme was develop after the assessment of nutrition knowledge of the female education programme developed in which several Information Education and Communication material was prepared like poster, chart, flash card, leaflet/pamphlet, power point presentation, folder. The results of the anthropometric measurement showed that majority (74%) of the selected sports female were normal weight. The study showed the sports person lack nutrition knowledge. Nutrition education intervention improved their mean awareness score from 7.62 to 29.42 which

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How to cite this article:
Kanchan Chaudhary, Isha Sukhwal. Impact of nutrition education programme on college going girls engaged in sports activity. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2016;3(5):64-67.
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