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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: Determinants of coaches’ intentions to provide different recommendations on sports nutrition to their athletes

CharacteristicsFrequency, n (%)
Sex
 Men26 (55.3)
 Women21 (44.7)
Age
 < 30 years21(56.8)
 ≥ 30 years16 (43.2)
Experience in coaching
 ≤ 10 years27 (57.5)
 > 10 years20 (42.6)
Education level
 University24 (51.1)
 College or high school23 (48.9)
NCCP level
 None13 (27.7)
 Levels 1–221 (44.7)
 Levels 3–413 (27.7)
Type of sporta
 Nonleanness29 (61.7)
 Leanness18 (38.3)
Coaching level
 Regional or provincial17 (38.6)
 National or international27 (61.4)
Sex of athletes coached
 Female16 (34.0)
 Male17 (36.2)
 Mixed14 (29.8)
  1. NCCP: National Coaches Certification Program
  2. aNonleanness sports: football (n = 16), basketball (n = 8), badminton (n = 1), soccer (n = 2), tennis (n = 1), and alpine skiing (n = 1). Leanness sports: track and field (n = 1) cheerleading (n = 9), gymnastics (n = 2), synchronized swimming (n = 3), diving (n = 2), cross-country skiing (n = 1)