Active participation in recreational and competitive sports is increasing day by day due to the increasing popularity of physical activity and interest in sports as a career option. The number of individuals participating in competitive, recreational and adventure sports is also rising steadily making India a sporting nation. The capacity of sportspersons to train, sustain and excel in the field depends on appropriate nutritional, physical, physiological and psychological strategies, all implemented harmoniously.
The Association of Sports Nutrition & Fitness Sciences was formed in order to provide a holistic platform of all sports science related areas including but not limited to ‘Exercise Physiology’, ‘Sports Nutrition’, ‘Sports Psychology’, ‘Sports Physiotherapy’, ‘Sports Medicine’, and ‘Fitness Training’. Sports Science is specific to the type of sport, season, timing and age of sportsperson, and completely different from principles applicable for non-sports persons and/or other groups of population. There is also an urgent need to disseminate scientific information on nutrition, hydration and exercise practices, food fads, and supplement intake to cause significant improvements in the athletes’ health and performance.
Note: The association is a scientific forum and would not endorse or encourage commercial ventures.
To provide access to the Indian sportspersons fitness enthusiasts, their coaches / trainers to science based knowledge in various allied fields and enable them achieve and maintain health “compete and win national and international events with sporting spirit”.