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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: Nutritional knowledge of youth academy athletes

Variable Youth Athletes
(n = 101)
Age (yrs) 15.3 ± 1.4 yrs
Gender
 Male 37
 Female 64
High School Level
 Year 7 (13 yrs) 11
 Year 8 (14 yrs) 19
 Year 9 (15 yrs) 25
 Year 10 (16 yrs) 21
 Year 11 (17 yrs) 21
 Year 12 (18 yrs) 4
Years competing at this level
  < 1 yr 26
 2–4 yrs 63
 5–7 yrs 10
 8 + yrs. 2
Training hours per week  
 4–6 h 40
 7–10 h 42
 11–14 h 15
 15 + hrs 4