Effect of general nutrition knowledge on dietary intake of elite athletes

Susan E. Heaney, Helen T. O'Connor, Tania Prvan, Geraldine A. Naughton

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Athlete dietary education aims to enhance nutrition knowledge and subsequently improve dietary intake. Nutrition knowledge is considered to be a pivotal
influence on dietary intake although financial, cultural and social factors also modify this relationship. Few studies have examined the relationship between
nutrition knowledge and dietary intake in athletes.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)502-502
Number of pages1
JournalMedicine and Science in Sports and Exercise
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2012

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