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Athletic performance and recovery for college athletes is enhanced by attention to nutrient intake. Developing an ideal nutrition plan for health and performance includes identifying the right quantity, quality and proper timing of food and fluids needed to support regular training and peak performance. As training demands shift during the year, student-athletes also need to adjust their intake and distribution of essential nutrients while maintaining a properly balanced diet that supports their academic, training and competition needs.

Located on this page are links to resources related to the nutrition of college athletes that have been developed in partnership with the Collegiate & Professional Sports Dietitians Association and Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition.