Athletes in the Arts: Alcohol and Performance
Fact Sheet describing the negative effects of alcohol and performance.Media
An Evidence-Based resource from the Sports Dietetics - USA subunit of SCAN.
Scenario: I’m a new member of an established band. After performances, we go out for drinks and a good time. While I enjoy socializing, I wonder if drinking is affecting my ability to perform. Before I started drinking, I didn’t notice problems with stamina. Now I get tired more easily and have trouble sleeping. Is this normal, or could alcohol affect my performance?
Length: 1 page, single-sided
Intended Audience: Patients/Clients, Public
Key Words: Athletes in the Arts, Alcohol, Performance, Hydration, Performance, Energy, Stamina, Fuel Source, Deficiencies
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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