Caffeine and Athlete Performance
SCAN Fact Sheet describing the effect of caffeine on athletesMedia
An Evidence-Based resource from the Sports Dietetics - USA subunit of SCAN.
Caffeine consumption may enhance performance in endurance and speed endurance athletes. This fact sheet reviews potential risks and recommendations for caffeine consumers.
Length: 1 page, single-sided
Intended Audience: Patients/Clients, Public
Key Words: Athletes, Caffeine, Performance, Biking, Bike, Endurance Athletes, Banned Substances
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” at www.scandpg.org or by phone at 800.249.2875.
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