Development of Nutrition Intervention Program for Male Rifle Shooters of Age Group 20-25 Years

Authors : Mayura Anand Joshi; Vibha Hasija

Volume/Issue : Volume 6 - 2021, Issue 8 - August

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Optimum diet, nutrition, mental training and sports psychology play an important role in our model wherein these qualities are very essential for a shooter. In this study the nutritional knowledge, attitude and practices, concentration, focus and overall mental health which affects the performance of well-established professional shooters and upcoming professional shooters, was studied and a nutrition intervention program was developed for upcoming male professional rifle shooters of age group 20 to 25 years, to overcome the dietary lacunas faced by them. Salient results included a lacunae of knowledge, attitude and practices with regard to daily consumption of fruits, components of diet which influence cognitive function, importance of hydration and specific event meals consumption, foods to be restricted, vitamins and minerals supplementations and importance of mental health. It can be concluded that there is a requirement for nutrition intervention in the profession of shooting and a great amount of work can be done in this particular area.

Keywords : Rifle Shooting, Mental Health, Focus, Concentration, Nutrition Intervention, Blogs, Nutritional Knowledge, Pre Event Meals, Post Event Meals, During Event Meals


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