Hert, J. (2009). Sports medicine In the United States. Westport: Greenwood Press.
Hert (2009) provides imperative evidence on the inadequacy of nutritional facilities through a study that was done on some students from the sports units of Hacettepe, Ankara and Gazi Universities in Ankara. From this study, it was noted that many students in the sports department including their coaches were not aware of their nutrition value even as they pursued their sport courses. This piece of study is important as it gives facts concerning availability of nutritionists in the universities and knowledge of students concerning their diet. In ...view middle of the document...
The survey indicated that 20% of the colleges lacked a nutrition adviser.
Maughan, R. (2007). Nutrition and football: the FIFA/FMARC consensus on sports nutrition. London: Routledge.
This is another imperative source that can be used in writing the paper. The author summarizes the issue of nutrition and physical education in simple terms by explaining that physical exercises are entirely dependent on nutrition. Maughan (2007) specifies the importance of sports facilities and at the same time the importance of a nutritional adviser in a football team. The author explains the physiological aspects of a sportsman and highlights the importance of diet in maintaining good performance. He then summarizes his thoughts by stating that lack of a nutritional adviser in a football team may lead to poor performance.
Reilly, T. (2008). Science and football VI the proceedings of the Sixth World Congress on Science and Football. London: Routledge.
This book is also important as it presents facts concerning the subject matter. According to Relly (2008), most of the Australian universities that provide sport education lack nutritional facilities and thus projects that lack these facilities may lead to deterioration of sports in Australia. The author states that lack of nutritional facilities has led to many footballers and athletes resolving into using drugs in order to boost their body performance. Lack of diet advice...