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Can Nutritional Intervention by Sport Nutritionist Modify the Eating Habits of one Professional Basketball Player?
Year:2014
Research Areas
  • Natural sciences and health sciences,
  • Humanities
Information
Abstract
INTRODUCTION Scientific evidence shows that professional basketball players perform inadequate nutritional intake compared to recommendations and researchers claim that nutritional intervention could improve this food pattern (1). OBJECTIVES Carry out a long term nutritional intervention in order to improve body composition (BC), dietary intake (DI) and nutritional knowledge (NK) of one professional basketball player. METHODS A single-case design study was carry out with one professional basketball player (point guard) of the Spanish ACB League, healthy, Spanish, 25 years, 87,6 Kg body weight (BW) and 1.87 m height. Declaration of Helsinki was met and informed consent was signed. Nutritional intervention (3 months) was employed. Pre and post intervention: sports NK survey (Reilly & Maughan 2007) was applied (statistical analysis: Wilconson test), 7-day food record was used to assess DI and anthropometric measures (ISAK) were taken. RESULTS BC: the athlete lost BW (87.6 vs. 86.8 Kg) and BF (?8 skinfolds = 69.3 vs. 64 mm; % BF = 11.2 vs. 10.8% (Yuhasz 1963)) after intervention. DI: Pre intervention: total daily energy intake (TDEI) was below total daily energy expenditure (TDEE) (3520 vs. 4250 Kcal/day), carbohydrates (CHO) intake was low (5 vs.7-12 g/Kg W) and total protein (P) intake was satisfactory (1.4 vs. 1.2-1.7 g/Kg W/day) compared to recommendation and total fat (TF) and saturated fat intake (SFA) were above the maximum limit (36 vs. 20-35% and 13 vs. <10% of TDEI respectively). Post intervention: TDEI (3870 Kcal) met the proposed value, CHO intake (7 g/Kg W/day) reached the minimum requirement, P intake was higher (1.8 g/Kg W/day) and both TF and SFA intake decreased to 21% and 6% of TDEI respectively, all according to fat loss planification. NK: There was a statistically significant difference in correct answers pre and post intervention: 53% vs. 70% (p<0.05).
International
No
Congress
IV NSCA International Conference 2014
960
Place
Murcia, España.
Reviewers
Si
ISBN/ISSN
1533-4287
Start Date
26/06/2014
End Date
28/06/2014
From page
54
To page
54
Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
Participants
  • Autor: Noelia Bonfanti (UPM)
  • Autor: Carlos Sosa (Real Madrid)
  • Autor: Alberto Lorenzo Calvo (UPM)
  • Autor: Miguel Angel Gomez Ruano (UPM)
Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Grupo de Inv. Psicosocial y Técnicas Aplicadas a la Actividad Física y el Deporte
  • Departamento: Deportes
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