Aim: The aim of this study was to determine nutrition knowledge of athletes athletes, to make comparisons between the Sexes, the time to do sports, Economic rate determination on the basis of their level of knowledge of the situation, nutrients, liquid ingredients, the recovery (renew), weight control, weight gain, weight loss, and comparisons were made determination of the level of knowledge about food supplements. Methods: In this study, the ‘athlete nutrition information level’ questionnaire was administered to ‘Qustionnaire psychometricalvalid and reliable and suitable for use in sporting groups (Zinn, Scofield&Wall). Our research was conducted in 2017 with a survey application to 66 professional athletes selected randomly in the provinces of Sivas, Edirne and Konya. The IBM-SPSS 20 program was used for statistical calculations and the T test and ANOVA test were applied to the data. Normality distribution, parametric Anova application, nonparametric application were performed. Results: The difference between total nutrients, total liquids, Total Refreshment (recovery), total weight control, total food supplements and all total scores of male and female students engaged in Judo were found to be insignificant (P>0.05). The difference between total nutrients, total liquid ingredients, total weight control, total food supplements and all total scores by income level was found to be insignificant when compared. The difference in terms of total regeneration was found to be significant.(P<0.05) compared to income level scores, those with higher income have higher renewal scores. Conclusion: In the research, it was determined that basketball players have sufficient knowledge about athlete nutrition.
Keywords: Sports, Nutrition, Athlete Nutrition, Judo