Start Date

February 2019

Location

Withers 107

Description

Obesity is a major public health problem. Nutrition education and promotion of healthy food choices may help students-athletes (SA) manage energy intake with some success. General nutrition knowledge may be lacking. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to assess nutrition knowledge of National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I SA at a historically black college or university (HBCU).

Keywords

athletes, obesity, nutrition knowledge

Your Title/College/Department/Program

Title: Nutritional Knowledge of NCAA Division I HBCU Student-Athletes

College: North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University

Department: Department of Family and Consumer Sciences; Department of Exercise Science

Program: Food and Nutritional Sciences

Poster Number

5

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Nutritional Knowledge of NCAA Division I HBCU Student-Athletes

Withers 107

Obesity is a major public health problem. Nutrition education and promotion of healthy food choices may help students-athletes (SA) manage energy intake with some success. General nutrition knowledge may be lacking. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to assess nutrition knowledge of National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I SA at a historically black college or university (HBCU).