Week 8 – Assignment: Designing Nutritional Plans

Pick a sport that interests youpreferably one that you currently coach or plan to coach. For this task, write a paper focusing on developing a nutritional plan for an actual or potential team. Address the following components:

o An introduction to the concept of nutritional planning.

o The nutritional plan (use models provided by text materials).

o What accommodations will need to be made considering the diversity on your team (gender, age, base-line weight, etc.) and nutritional needs of athletes in the specific sport?

o How will you ensure that your athletes maintain healthy weight and dietary standards?

o How will you persuade athletes to support your efforts?

o If your coaching involves children and minors, how will you engage parents and get them to support your efforts?

Length: 10-12 pages

References: a minimum of 10 references

Your paper should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts presented in the course by providing new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards.