International Journal of Home Science
2019, VOL. 5 ISSUE 2, PART B
Supplementation strategy for enhancing sports potential of selected athletes of Sonipat district, Haryana
Author(s): Dr. Shweta Malik and Dr. Latesh
Nutrition as a hammer, which is a strong tool to enhancing sports performance of junior athletes. An adequate nutrition coupled with scientific training alone can give the winning edge to athletes. The intervention strategy was used to enhance the sport performance of selected junior athletes of Sonipat, Haryana. Athletes were divided in two groups as experimental and control study group. The data of athletes on anthropometric measurements, sports performance parameters and dietary details were recorded using a pre-designed and pre-tested performa. The data were analyzed statistically. Diet of experimental study group was supplemented with carbohydrate, protein; calcium and iron rich (100g) choko flavored germinated multigrain drinking powder with milk for 8 weeks. The intervention resulted that the sports performances of 100 meter race and 6 × 10 M shuttle run were significantly (P<0.01) improved by decreased time from 20.57 second to 18.02 second and 13.44 second to 10.65 second. High and long jump were also significantly (P<0.01) improved by athletes.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Shweta Malik, Dr. Latesh. Supplementation strategy for enhancing sports potential of selected athletes of Sonipat district, Haryana. Int J Home Sci 2019;5(2):100-104.