TableĀ 2

Informational needs of athletes regarding health-related topics

ResponseYes, I am interestedNo, I am not interestedNo, I am fully informed
Health-related topicN (%)N (%)N (%)
Nutrition/hydration649 (58.1)83 (7.4)386 (34.5)
Nutritional supplementation641 (57.3)100 (8.9)378 (33.8)
Injury prevention616 (55.9)100 (9.1)387 (35.1)
Injury treatment603 (54.5)127 (11.5)377 (34.1)
Weight management598 (54.1)138 (12.5)370 (33.5)
Overtraining syndrome588 (53.8)152 (13.9)354 (32.4)
Postelite career543 (51.0)158 (14.8)364 (34.2)
Return to sport554 (50.9)163 (15.0)371 (34.1)
Antidoping regulations525 (48.7)141 (13.1)412 (38.2)
Long-term consequences527 (48.4)180 (16.5)383 (35.1)
Mental health480 (44.9)217 (20.3)372 (34.8)
RED-S459 (44.2)225 (21.7)354 (34.1)
Medical check-ups473 (44.1)187 (17.4)412 (38.4)
Menstrual problems*255 (41.8)120 (19.7)235 (38.5)
Concussion386 (36.1)281 (26.3)402 (37.6)
Pregnancy*176 (29.2)199 (33.1)227 (37.7)
Harassment295 (28.0)339 (32.1)421 (39.9)
  • *Female athletes only.

  • RED-S, relative energy deficiency in sport.