What is some advice that you would give to your athlete regarding micronutrients?

Learning Goal: I’m working on a nutrition multi-part question and need an explanation and answer to help me learn.IntroductionCongratulations, you are now a certified sport nutrition professional! At least you are fictionally! You have just been assigned your first athlete to work with. They have an upcoming event in one month and you will be responsible for developing their meal plan. Task 1- Select an AthletePlease choose one of the following fictional athletes that you would like to work with on this project. Each athlete has special considerations that you will need to account for when developing your plan. You will need to tell me which athlete you are consulting with at the beginning of your project write-up.Athlete 1 Name: Callie LinAge: 27Sex: FemaleHeight: 5’9”Weight: 145 lbsSport: CyclingSpecial Consideration: Vegan dietUpcoming Event and/or Personal Goal: Belgian Waffle Ride (132 mile ride)Competition Time: 7:30 AMAthlete 2 Name: Yousif AliAge: 19Sex: MaleHeight: 5’7”Weight: 153 lbsSport: WrestlingSpecial Consideration: Lactose intolerant, avoids glutenUpcoming Event and/or Personal Goal: Needs to drop 4 pounds in 1 month to enter into 149 lb weight class competitionCompetition Time: 2:30 PMAthlete 3 Name: Reina Samson Age: 17Sex: FemaleHeight: 5’2”Weight: 145 lbsSport: GymnasticsSpecial Consideration: Bulimia Nervosa, iron deficientUpcoming Event and/or Personal Goal: Recruitment to UCLA gymnastics teamTry-Out Time: 11:00 AMTask 2- Initial ConsultingPlease answer the following question:Would you recommend that this athlete lose, gain, or maintain their current weight?Please provide a brief rationale for this decision, including what their BMI is.
How many calories per day would you recommend for them?Please provide a brief rationale for this decision.
What type of dietary plan will you use? (i.e., high carb, moderate protein, low fat); high fat, low carb; etc)Include the AMDR % (i.e. __% carbs, __% lipids, __% protein)
Please provide a brief rationale for this decision.
What is some advice that you would give to your athlete regarding micronutrients?
What advise would you give your athlete regarding nutrient timing on competition days?
Would you advise that the athlete consumer a particular supplement or other nutritional aide?Please provide a brief rationale for this decision.
What would you advise for your athlete if they need to train or compete in warm weather conditions?
Task 3- Example Meal PlansNow that you have determined nutritional goals for your athlete, it is time to develop a meal plan. Please provide 2 sample daily meal plans. One of the meal plans should reflect a training day, and the other plan should reflect a competition day. The meal plans need to align with the recommendations provided in Task 2. The 2 meal plans should be in a table format and should include:Name of food or beverage (including water)
Serving size and number of servings
Calories
Carbohydrate value
Protein value
Fat value
Competition day should also include time that meal is consumed
Task 4- ReflectionAnswer the following reflections questions:Which parts were easier for you to develop?
What were some challenges that you faced while creating your nutrition plans? How did you overcome those challenges?
How has this project emphasized to you the importance of sport nutrition professionals for athletes?
Project TemplateThe following template has been created to better guide you in completing the project. It is recommended, not required, that you use this template. Project 2 TemplateActionsProject SubmissionProject 2 is due by Saturday, May 28th at 11:59 PM. You will need to upload a file of your completed project. The following are acceptable formats: .doc, .pdf, and .pages.Please contact me if you need to submit via Google docs. The permissions will need to be changed on your document to allow me to view it. Project GradingThe project is worth a possible 100 points and will be graded upon the following factors:How well were the recommendations supported by evidence and nutrition research? Does the evidence make sense?
How appropriate were the recommendations, given evidence as well as the special considerations for the chosen athlete? Were those special considerations accounted for?
How complete were the meals? Was information missing? Did the meal plans reflect the Task 2 recommendations?
Did the student complete a thoughtful reflection on their project experience?
Please see the grading rubric for the grading criterion. Project grades will be based upon the rubric. Rubric158 Project 2 Rubric158 Project 2 RubricCriteriaRatingsPtsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeTask 2- Consulting35 to >31.4 ptsExcellentStudent included an explanation to all of the Task 2 analysis questions. Answers reflect careful consideration of the athlete and their needs.31.4 to >20.9 ptsGoodStudent included answers to most or all of the Task 2 analysis questions. Some answers do not reflect the needs of the athlete or contradict nutritional principles specific to athletes.20.9 to >0 ptsNeeds ImprovementStudent is missing most or all of the Task 2 analysis questions. Answers provided do not align with nutritional principles specific to athletes.35 ptsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeTask 3- Meal Plan 125 to >24.0 ptsExcellentStudent developed a meal plan that will meet the nutritional needs of their athlete for a training day. The meal plan clearly reflected their consultation from Task 2.24 to >14.9 ptsGoodStudent developed a meal plan that will mostly meet the nutritional needs of their athlete for a training day. The meal plan is partly reflected their consultation from Task 2, but there are some errors.14.9 to >0 ptsNeeds ImprovementStudent is either: 1) missing a meal plan, 2) missing a chart outlining the nutritional content of the foods in the meal plan, or 3) the meal plan does not reflect the answers provided in the Task 2 consultation.25 ptsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeTask 3- Meal Plan 225 to >24.0 ptsExcellentStudent developed a meal plan that will meet the nutritional needs of their athlete for a competition day. The meal plan clearly reflected their consultation from Task 2.24 to >14.9 ptsGoodStudent developed a meal plan that will mostly meet the nutritional needs of their athlete for a competition day. The meal plan is partly reflected their consultation from Task 2, but there are some errors.14.9 to >0 ptsNeeds ImprovementStudent is either: 1) missing a meal plan, 2) missing a chart outlining the nutritional content of the foods in the meal plan, or 3) the meal plan does not reflect the answers provided in the Task 2 consultation.25 ptsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeTask 4- Project Reflection15 to >14.0 ptsExcellentStudent included an explanation to all of the Task 4 reflection questions.14 to >8.9 ptsGoodStudent included an explanation to most of the Task 4 reflection questions.8.9 to >0 ptsNeeds ImprovementStudent is missing answers to the Task 4 reflection questions.15 ptsTotal Points: 100PreviousNext

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