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The Non-Energy Nutrients Copy

Michael Bewley September 20, 2020

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the three essential (but non-energy producing) nutrients.
  2. Explain the function of vitamins and minerals in relation to health and performance.
  3. Demonstrate how variety in dietary selection exposes the athlete to an increase in vitamin and minerals needed for performance.
  4. Analyze the relationship between hydration and performance.
  5. Summarize how the elevation of body temperature reduces ability of muscular function.
  6. Justify why consumption of some sports drinks, energy drinks or soft drinks may hinder performance and cause health concerns.
  7. Describe the process of how water boosts energy and supports muscle.
  8. Describe the reasons to re-hydrate immediately following a performance event.
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