IRFU Sports nutrition e-learning

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My role in rugby is:

  • Player (U18)
  • Young player (U18)
  • Player (18+)
  • Coach

I am:

  • Male
  • Female

Protein - What is muscle/training adaptation?


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Training adaptation happens when....

  • You do your training session on different days of the week.
  • Your body adapts and you can handle greater workloads
  • You get used to training and your performances stay at

Small tears in the muscle are called...

  • Muscle damage
  • Micro damage
  • Macro damage

Find the two cakes in the photo

Go to the picture and select the two cakes

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Which photo shows a source of protein?

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Select the nutrition activities, starting the day before the game, and rank them starting with the earliest first.

  • Carbohydrate loading
  • Drink of water
  • Breakfast
  • Pre-match meal
  • Pre-match snack