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Nutrition

Greener, Trent CSCS1; Wagner, Kathy CSCS2; Petersen, Drew CSCS3

Strength & Conditioning Journal: December 2010 - Volume 32 - Issue 6 - p 71-73
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e3181fc5196
Column: College Coaches Corner

YOU SPEND HOURS DESIGNING THE TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR YOUR ATHLETES. YOU SPEND EVEN MORE TIME COACHING AND SUPERVISING YOUR ATHLETES IN AN EFFORT TO IMPROVE THEIR PERFORMANCE CAPABILITIES. HOWEVER, WE KNOW THAT WITHOUT GOOD NUTRITIONAL PRACTICES, YOUR ATHLETES WILL NEVER DEMONSTRATE OPTIMAL PHYSIOLOGICAL ADAPTATIONS FROM TRAINING. AS A RESULT, WE ASKED OUR PANEL OF COACHES HOW THEY GO ABOUT TRYING TO EDUCATE THEIR ATHLETES ON IMPROVING THEIR NUTRITIONAL STATUS.

1Athletic Department, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming; 2Athletic Department, University of Texas Arlington, Arlington, Texas; and 3Athletic Department, Humboldt State University, Arcata, California

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Allen Hedrick, MA, CSCS*D, Registered Coach, FNSCA

Column Editor

Trent Greener is the director of Strength and Conditioning and Head Football Strength Coach at the University of Wyoming.

Kathy Wagner is the head strength and conditioning coach at the University of Texas at Arlington.

Drew Petersen is the head strength and conditioning coach at Humboldt State University.

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