Sports Nutrition

Young athletes need the right fuel to reach their potential. Check out these nutrition and hydration tips for athletes, including:

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Nutrition and hydration tips for young athletes

Is your young athlete eating and drinking the right things at the right times to optimize their health and performance? Watch this video for nutrition and hydration tips from Arvind Balaji, MD, a pediatric sports medicine specialist at Stanford Medicine Children’s Health.

Improving injury recovery

If your child is looking for more-customized recommendations and a way to navigate through all of the information available, we also offer one-on-one consultations with a sports dietitian, Kristen Gravani, MS, RD, CSSD. Kristen has extensive experience in sports nutrition at the collegiate level, providing nutrition counseling, education, and performance nutrition services to athletes and teams at Florida State University, the University of Washington, and Stanford University.

Kristen works closely with your child’s care team to improve injury recovery and optimize health and performance. She can help your child develop a plan for optimal nutrition and hydration during training, competition, and recovery. She also has expertise helping female athletes improve their nutrition and bone health.