Strength and Conditioning Nutrition and SupplementsWith the help of a nutritionist, the strength & conditioning staff helps educate the athletes on nutrition and supplement awareness.
1. GATORADE NUTRITIONAL SHAKE-Gatorade
Vitamins and Minerals:
1. Multi Pro 32X – AST Sports Performance (Dist. By Lonestar Distributing)
1. SNAC BARS- Champion NutritionEnergy and electrolyte replacement:
Liquid supplements are the most efficient way to deliver water and electrolytes to the body. Intense workouts demand a high level of carbohydrates, water and electrolytes that can be taken quickly. Gatorade Energy Drink provides us with that. Use sparingly, because of the large amount of sugar in the drink!!!
1. GATORADE ENERGY DRINK-Gatorade
NCAA Division I Educational Column - NCAA Bylaw 16.5.2-(g) - Nutritional Supplements
Date Issued: May 23, 2005
* It is permissible for an institution to provide Glucosamine and/or Chondroitin to a student-athlete for medical purposes, provided such substances are provided by a licensed medical doctor to treat a specific, diagnosed medical condition (as opposed to prescribing them for preventive reasons).
** Glycerine or glycerol as a binding ingredient in a supplement product is permissible.
A supplement that contains protein may be classified as a nonmuscle-building supplement provided it is included in one of the four permissible categories, does not contain more than 30 percent of its calories from protein (based solely on the package label) and does not contain additional ingredients that are designed to assist in the muscle-building process (see examples of nonpermissible supplements/ingredients). Nutritional supplements containing more than 30 percent of its calories from protein are classified as muscle-building supplements and may not be provided to student-athletes.
One gram of protein equals four calories. Therefore, the percentage of calories from protein contained in a nutritional supplement may be calculated by multiplying the number of grams of protein per serving by four and dividing the product by the total number of calories per serving. For example, a nutritional supplement that contains 120 total calories per serving and nine grams of protein per serving would contain 36 calories from protein (i.e., 9 grams x 4). Therefore, the percentage of calories from protein would be 0.3 or 30 percent (i.e., 36 calories from protein/120 total calories).
Institutions should note that if a supplement product includes any impermissible ingredient, it is not permissible to provide such a supplement to student-athletes. Further, when considering the product?s protein content, institutions should consider the listing of the word ?protein? and the number of grams included. If any other parts of a protein are listed separately, as in any amino acid or chain, it would not be permissible for an institution to provide such a supplement to its student-athletes. If the product lists a "proprietary protein" or "protein blend," then this is not protein from a whole food source, but rather a concoction created by the manufacturer, and in most instances includes impermissible supplement ingredients.
Finally, in order to assist the membership in applying the legislation, the following steps are recommended.
In considering whether a supplement product is permissible under the legislation, a member institution should:
If still unsure whether or not a particular supplement is permissible, the institution should contact NCAA membership services for interpretive assistance and should provide full written product ingredient information. Membership services will act in concert with sports medicine consultants to provide a review of the product and response back to the member institution. Products deemed permissible should be reviewed annually to determine if any reformulation of the product has introduced elements that make it no longer permissible to provide to student-athletes. If an institution has an interest in providing a supplement product being offered by a manufacturer or distributor of the product, it is the institution?s responsibility to follow the outlined steps. An institution should not refer the manufacturer or distributor to the NCAA for a product review.