The Level of Nutrition Knowledge on Athletes SMA Negeri Olahraga of Riau Province

Sasmarianto, TandiyoRahayu, Rumini, Tri Rustiadi

Athlete’s nutrition knowledge is the ability to understanding knowledge and information which is related to athlete nutrition need in performing sports activities. This study is intended to measure the nutrition level and status of athletes in SMA NegeriOlahraga of Riau province. This study is a qualitative descriptive study and conducted in SMA NegeriOlahragas in Riau province. The sampling technique used was a total sampling with the sample numbers were 296 athletes. The result showed that the level of athlete’s nutrition knowledge inSMANegeriOlahraga of Riau province categorized as good with 158 athletes or 53.4% are well-informed. Meanwhile, the nutrition status of SMA NegeriOlahraga athletes in Riau province based on the IMT, there were 268 athletes or 96.6% are categorized in normal nutrition. Based on the result of the study, it can be concluded that the athletes in SMA NegeriOlahraga of Riau province have a good level of nutrition knowledge and normal nutrition status.

Volume 12 | Issue 2

Pages: 3183-3190

DOI: 10.5373/JARDCS/V12I2/S20201439