Alcohol and Athlete Performance
Sports Dietetics Fact Sheet describing the negative effects of alcohol and athletic performance.Media
An Evidence-Based resource from the Sports Dietetics - USA subunit of SCAN.
Alcohol can impact athletic performance. This fact sheet reviews the short- and long-term effects of alcohol consumption and offers nutrition tips to minimize the impact on athletic performance.
Length: 1 page, single-sided
Intended Audience: Patients/Clients, Public
Key Words: Athletes, Alcohol, Collegiate Athlete, Hydration, Fuel Utilization, Sleep
Written by SCAN registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs) to provide nutrition guidance. The key to optimal meal planning is individualization. Contact a SCAN RDN or a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD) for personalized nutrition plans. Access “Find a SCAN RDN” a www.scandpg.org or by phone at 800.249.2875.
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