Iyfl Sports Nutrition

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Iyfl Sports Nutrition

Testing the parents of the IYFL on proper sports nutrition to support their student athlete.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is NOT part of the mission of the Indoor Youth Football League?
    • A. 

      Develop exemplar youth athletes

    • B. 

      Develop arena football players

    • C. 

      Ensure athletes that excel in High School and College

    • D. 

      Provide spring indoor football

  • 2. 
    How does the IYFL measure its success as an organization?
    • A. 

      By vote of participating parents

    • B. 

      Ratio of All-Star players on fall teams

    • C. 

      Number of student athletes excelling in High School & College

    • D. 

      Size of IYFL program

  • 3. 
    What is NOT a primary component of the IYFL program?
    • A. 

      Summer Football Camps

    • B. 

      Fundamental Athletic Development

    • C. 

      Position-Specific Skill Development

    • D. 

      Group & Team Skill Development

  • 4. 
    What are the IYFL's TWO primary goals in teaching sports nutrition?
    • A. 

      Improve athletic performance

    • B. 

      Look and feel better

    • C. 

      Lose weight

    • D. 

      Teach our kids proper life-long nutrition habits

  • 5. 
    What elements of food are considered Macronutrients?
    • A. 

      Fats

    • B. 

      Vitamins

    • C. 

      Protein

    • D. 

      Minterals

    • E. 

      Water

    • F. 

      Carbohydrates

  • 6. 
    Proteins are composed of amino acids.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Carbohydrates are used to build and repair cells in the body.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Proteins are composed of starches, sugars and fiber primarily from plants.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Carbohydrates primarily our source of engery.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is NOT a high quality source of carbohydrates?
    • A. 

      Bran

    • B. 

      Brown Rice

    • C. 

      Fish

    • D. 

      Broccoli

  • 11. 
    The body is composed of 80-90% water.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Blood is composed of 65% water.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Vitamins and minerals must come from our diet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Why are vitamins and minerals critical to athletes?
    • A. 

      We can get them in Gatorade really easily

    • B. 

      Allow us to eat bad food

    • C. 

      Make food taste much better

    • D. 

      Critical to proper function in the body and optimal performance

  • 15. 
    Eating real, whole, natural foods reduce toxicity and improve assimilation of nutrients.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    What food is NOT considered real, whole, natural food?
    • A. 

      Fruits & vegetables

    • B. 

      Wheat bread

    • C. 

      Raw nuts

    • D. 

      High quality proteins

  • 17. 
    What is NOT a reason for post training nutrition?
    • A. 

      Mitigate catabolic (breakdown) effects

    • B. 

      Speed recovery from workouts

    • C. 

      Improve regeneration from training

    • D. 

      Replace lost fluids

  • 18. 
    The proper ratio of carbohydrates to protein in post training nutrition is 2:1.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Post training nutrition should be consumed within 2 hours of completion of training.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Athletes should eat a light meal prior to training but should not eat it within 60 minutes of the workout.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Minimum consumption of water per day is 32oz.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    An athlete that weighs 110 pounds should target drinking 85 oz of water per day.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Sugar increases and decreases blood sugar resulting in hunger and fatigue.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    What is NOT a characteristic of the Western Diet?
    • A. 

      Processed foods

    • B. 

      Fast food

    • C. 

      Hydrogenated fats

    • D. 

      Organic fruits

  • 25. 
    Why should we avoid eating foods from a bag or a box?
    • A. 

      They are harder to cook than other foods

    • B. 

      They are hard to find in the stores

    • C. 

      They are more expensive than other foods

    • D. 

      Contain chemicals, additives and preservatives