Evaluation of Poznań kayakers' nutritional knowledge on rich sources of vitamins and minerals
Ocena wiedzy zywieniowej poznańskich kajakarzy o bogatych źródłach witamin i składników mineralnych

Wojciech Chalcarz, Natalia Popierz-Rydlewska, Tomasz Wudarski
2011 Roczniki Panstwowego Zakladu Higieny  
The aim of this work was to evaluate the nutritional knowledge of Poznań kayakers and canoers on rich sources of vitamins and minerals. A questionnare on the knowledge about rich sources of vitamins and minerals were filled in by a group of 108 Poznań canoers and kayakers of both gender The statistical analysis of the results was conducted with the use of the computer program SPSS 11,5. for Windows. The population was divided according to gender. The sportsmen questioned differed in a
more » ... ered in a statistically significant way in regard to their sports class, type of boat (kayak or canoe) and the distance on which they usually swam during competitions. Gender had statistically significant influence on the answers to two questions, namely whether fruits are a rich source of B vitamins and if poultry is a rich source of iron. The male kayakers and canoers answered both of the questions better than the female kayakers. The nutritional knowledge of Poznań kayakers and canoers on rich sources of vitamins and minerals should be described as extensive, but not systematic enough.
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