Editor-in-Chief: Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RDN, CSSD
The Sports Nutrition Care Manual® (SNCM) features research-based sports nutrition information written by registered dietitian nutritionists who are experts in sports nutrition. Most authors are Board Certified as Specialists in Sports Dietetics (CSSD). All content is peer-reviewed by nutrition experts.
This online resource includes information on a variety of sports-related topics, including vegetarian athletes, adolescent athletes, college athletes, managing weight (both weight gain and loss) for athletes, and nutrition for injury recovery and rehabilitation. In addition, general information on sports nutrition, from hydration to meal planning, is included. SNCM can be used alone or as a companion to the Academy's Sports Nutrition: A Practice Manual for Professionals, authored by the Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition (SCAN) dietetic practice group.
- Printable education handouts on topics of interest to athletes, including boosting iron intake and nutrition tips for recovering after injury
- Printable meal plans for athletes
- Printable sports-specific handouts for 17 sports: baseball, basketball, cycling, distance running, football, golf, gymnastics, hockey, rowing, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field, ultra-distance, volleyball (both court and sand), and wrestling
- Calculators for energy needs, sweat rate, lean body mass, desirable body weight, and healthy body weight
- Extensive dietary supplements evaluation section
- Formulary database for products used by athletes from major sports nutrition companies, including recovery drinks, carbohydrate-electrolyte beverages, weight gainers, and gels, beans, and chews
- Online customization tools such as quick links, highlighting, and email a page
- Resources from Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition, a practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
"The Sports Nutrition Care Manual is a great tool to add to your toolbox of resources to help athletes eat well, perform at their best, and stay in the game." Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RDN, CSSD, Editor in Chief of the Sports Nutrition Care Manual