These organizations provide guidelines for the appropriate type, amount, and timing of intake of food, fluids, and supplements to promote optimal health and performance across different scenarios of training and competitive sport. This position paper was prepared for members of the Academy, DC, and ACSM, other professional associations, government agencies, industry, and the public. It outlines the Academy’s, DC’s, and ACSM’s stance on nutrition factors that have nutrition and sports performance pdf determined to influence athletic performance and emerging trends in the field of sports nutrition.
Athletes should be referred to a registered dietitian nutritionist for a personalized nutrition plan. In the United States and in Canada, the Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics is a registered dietitian nutritionist and a credentialed sports nutrition expert. Check if you have access through your login credentials or your institution. The articles are identical except for minor stylistic and spelling differences in keeping with each journal’s style. Either citation can be used when citing this article. DC on November 17, 2015, and approved by the ACSM Board of Trustees on November 20, 2015. This position statement is in effect until December 31, 2019.
Position papers should not be used to indicate endorsement of products or services. The authors thank the reviewers for their many constructive comments and suggestions. The reviewers were not asked to endorse this position or the supporting article. 2016 Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, American College of Sports Medicine, and Dietitians of Canada. Despite over 50 years of research, the field of sports nutrition continues to grow at a rapid rate.