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Strength & Conditioning Journal:
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e31816a729a
COLUMNS: High School Corner

What Coaches Need to Know About the Nutrition of Female High School Athletes: A Dietitian's Perspective

Schilling, Leslie MA, RD, CSCS

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Abstract

GENDER EFFECTS THE REQUIREMENTS FOR ENERGY AND NUTRIENT NEEDS. THE NUTRITIONAL NEEDS OF FEMALE HIGH SCHOOL ATHELETES CAN BE DIFFERENT FROM THEIR MALE COUNTERPARTS. IT IS ALSO IMPERATIVE THAT COACHES KNOW HOW TO CAREFULLY APPROACH SENSITIVE ISSUES.

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