Objective. To analyze the features of individual and collective nutrition of athletes in complex coordination sports and to provide its proper assessment.
Methods. Selective analysis of dietary intake of athletes, timing table method, calculation from the menu-card.
Results. Analysis of actual nutrition of athletes showed the energy and quality imbalance of dietary intakes as well as eating disorders, insufficient content of vegetable fats in the diet. Deficiency of B vitamins as well as of vitamin A was revealed. Dietary intake of female was found to contain insufficient amount of inorganic substances, especially of calcium, potassium, phosphorus and iron. Deficiency of these minerals can have a negative impact on the growth and structure of bones as well as on physical performance and progress of the recovery in the organism of female athletes .
Conclusion. The results of the study indicate imbalance of dietary intake and serious violations of nutrition principles at sports training bases, and this dictates the urgent need for radical measures to optimize and organize nutrition of athletes.