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Nutrition

General services:
  • Individual and group/team nutrition counseling and education to enhance the performance of competitive and recreational athletes, on-site and during travel.
  • Translating the latest scientific evidence into practical sports nutrition recommendations.
  • Tracking and documenting outcomes of nutrition services, serving as a food and nutrition resource for coaches, trainers, and parents.
  • Providing sports nutrition education for health/wellness programs, athletic teams, and community groups.
In detail:
  • Assessing and analyzing dietary practices, body composition, and energy balance (intake and expenditure) of athletes in the context of athletic performance and health.
  • Counseling athletes on optimal nutrition for exercise training (match nutrition to training phases and goals), competition, recovery from exercise, weight management, hydration, immunity, disordered eating, travel, and supplementation.
  • Counseling athletes on achieving and maintaining a level of body mass, body fat, and muscle mass that is consistent with good health and good performance.
  • Providing personalized meal and snack plans to promote achieving short- and long-term goals for athletic performance and good health.
  • Addressing nutritional challenges to performance, such as food allergies, bone mineral disturbances, gastrointestinal disturbances, iron depletion, and iron-deficiency anemia.
  • Providing medical nutrition therapy, as needed, to help manage or treat medical conditions.
  • Counseling athletes on optimal nutrition for recovery from illness or injury.
  • Coordinating nutritional care as a member of multidisciplinary sports medical/sports science teams.
  • Providing liaison with in- and out-patient programs for conditions such as disordered eating.
  • Evaluating nutritional supplements, including herbal supplements, for legality, safety, quality, and efficacy; monitoring the use of appropriate supplementation.
  • Education in food selection (grocery store tours, food storage) and food preparation (cooking instructions).
  • Developing and delivering nutrition education presentations, demonstrations, or events on various topics related to nutrition for performance.
  • Menu Planning for individual and team travel.
  • Recommending appropriate pre-, during, and post-exercise fluids and snacks for individual training, team practice, and competition.
  • Nutrition resource for coaches, teachers, trainers, food service personnel, and parents.