Utah State University Extension
High school athletes have a greater need for nutritional adequacy for proper growth, development, wellness and performance as compared to students who do not participate in sports. This fact sheet discusses the purpose of carbohydrates, protein, fat, and hydration, why they are necessary in an athlete’s diet, food sources of each, and fun facts to help the young athlete enhance their diet.
Mitchell, Andy; Savoie-Roskos, Mateja R.; Norris, Natalie; and Durward, Carrie, "Nutritional Needs Among High School Athletes" (2018). All Current Publications. Paper 1904.