Posted: November 16th, 2016
Jake is a collegiate soccer player. Jake is 20 years old and weighs 165 pounds. His team has just completed a very successful season. They are moving into their off-season, during which their workouts are unstructured to allow for rest and recovery. Jake is interested in continuing to stay in shape and to eat healthfully. He has made an appointment with you to determine how he should modify his diet based on his change in workouts. Since Jake is moving into his off-season, his total nutrient requirements will be lower than during the peak of his soccer season. However, he has stated that he plans on staying in –shape, therefore, his requirements won’t drop dramatically. Based on the recommendations for team sport athletes: 1. Using the WHO REE calculation with a 1.8 activity factor, Jake needs __ calories per day. 2. For his moderate-duration / low intensity training, Jake needs the upper end of the recommended range of carbohydrate which is __ g/kg. Based on his weight, Jake will need __ grams of carbohydrate. This will provide __ calories from carbohydrate or __ % of his total calories from CHO. 3. Using the upper end of the range of recommended protein intake for team sport athletes who are maintain their muscle mass, Jake need __ grams of protein per kilogram of body weight. Jake needs __ grams of protein. This will provide __ calories from protein or __ % of total calories from protein. 4. This will leave the remainder of calories from fat. Jake will need __ % of calories from fat. This will provide __ calories from fat and __ grams of fat.
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