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9.1: Fueling the Athlete

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  • Providing the athlete with the right fuel at the right time is important. Here are several essential readings on this topic.

    This short article focuses on nutrition for the basketball athlete after they have worked out. Many of the points made can be applied to other sports.

    Athletes may need to travel, so they need tips on eating for eating on the road. Here are two helpful sources from SCAN (Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition Dietetics Practice Group)