Pre-game Meal and Half-time Recovery Nutrition for Athletes
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Pre-game Meal and Half-time Recovery Nutrition for Athletes

Learn how to eat the right foods at the right time to improve your athletic performance!
4.3 (28 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,436 students enrolled
Last updated 7/2013
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • What are my challenges of eating a quality pre-game meal?
  • Does timing of when I eat affect my performance?
  • What is the pre-game meal pyramid and how do I apply it?
  • What foods/meals should I avoid on gameday?
  • How do I eat a quality pre-game meal when I am on a budget?
  • How can what I consume during half-time affect my performance?
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Description

Gain an advantage and learn how to eat the right foods at the right time to improve your athletic performance. Coaches, athletes, parents will learn how food impacts athletic performance. A lot of practical tips and guidelines that can be easily applied.  

Who is the target audience?
  • Athletes, Coaches, Parents, Athletic Trainers, Strength Coaches, Sports Dietitians
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Curriculum For This Course
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Course Introduction
1 Lecture 00:46
The body is constantly under stress to decide where to put its resources when the body is trying to digest food and exercise at the same time.
Preview 00:46
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Challenges of the Pre-Game Meal
3 Lectures 02:48
Why is this important? Eating the right foods at the right time?
Preview 00:33

In order to accomplish this goal, athletes need to learn how to overcome their challenges of eating a pre-event meal to fuel their body for optimal performance.
Preview 01:06

The school or facility often attempts to provide the meal for the athletes and when doing so has its own challenges.
Preview 01:09
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Timing of the Pre-Game Meal
4 Lectures 07:30
A quick list to remind you of how to effectively implement an effective plan.
Preview 02:15

It is very important to learn the role of timing when it comes to eating before an physical exercise.
Preview 00:45

Provided are some great examples of an eating pattern for day or night games.
Preview 02:12

Some great examples of winning pre-game meals for the athlete, coach and parent.
Preview 02:18
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Pre-Game Meal Pyramid
1 Lecture 01:53
A great overview of the pre-game meal pyramid.
Exploring the Pre-Game Meal Pyramid
01:53
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What Foods/Meals to Avoid
2 Lectures 03:31
It is very important for the athlete to know what type of food NOT to eat as well as what to eat.
Types of Foods to Avoid on Gameday
02:11

A list of pre-game meals no nos are listed...these are the ones you do not want to do at all cost.
Pre-Game Meal No No's
01:20
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Eating on a Budget
2 Lectures 02:55
Don't have a lot of money to spend...you are not alone. Learn some quick and cost effective pre-game meal options.
Eating on a Budget for Players
01:38

How often do we hear coaches or parents talk about $$ or lack of. We provide some great examples of winning pre-game meal options for a tight budget.
Eating on a Budget for Coaches
01:17
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Half-Time Nutrition
3 Lectures 08:30
The overall goals of eating the right foods at the right time are reinforced to give athletes the right mentality to be successful.
Goals of Half-time Nutrition
01:42

Not only is learning to eat before an event important but also how to fuel your body during halftime.
Half-time Hydration Needs
01:33

A great overview of a revolutionary new product to help sustain energy during exercise.
Benefits of a Superstarch Carbohydrate
05:15
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In Review
1 Lecture 01:23
A great resource to show your team, download and use it as you see fit. Let us know how it goes.
Course Summary and Powerpoint
01:23
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Course Exam
0 Lectures 00:00

Challenge your knowledge about pre-game meal and halftime recovery nutrition. 

Exam
10 questions
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Course Video
1 Lecture 29:50
Some people have requested that we give them the option to watch all of these lectures from beginning to end. You can show it to a class or team and review the information with them.
Course Video
29:50
About the Instructor
Ronnie Harper
4.1 Average rating
39 Reviews
2,039 Students
4 Courses
Co-owner of My Sports Dietitian

Ronnie Harper, Ed.D., ATC is a certified athletic trainer working at DutchtownHigh School. His passion is to help high school athletes, parents and coaches understand the role of nutrition in sport performance.

He obtained a Bachelors and Masters degree in Health and Physical Education from MississippiStateUniversity and his Educational Doctorate in Health and Human Performances Studies from the University of Alabama. He taught for 15 years at the collegiate level at MississippiStateUniversity, University of Alabama and SoutheasternLouisianaUniversity. He is finishing his 12th year as an educator and athletic trainer in the high school setting.As a parent, he has three active teenagers who provide him with the challenge of implementing positive eating habits and patterns on a daily basis.

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Tavis Piattoly    MS, LDN, RD
4.1 Average rating
41 Reviews
2,057 Students
4 Courses
Food First to Improve Athletic Performance!

Sports Dietitian for the New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Hornets, where he coordinates nutritional assessments, provides nutrition education, and develops individual meal plans. Co-owner of My Sports Dietitian.