It is sometimes difficult to translate sports nutrition recommendations for carbohydrate, protein, and fluid intake into real meals that clients can consume, so sports dietitian Ellen Coleman will provide practical advice on how to do this.
Sports dietitian and certified athletic trainer Jackie Buell will present new research on the importance of energy availability, micronutrients, and varying the type of physical activity for bone health.
The unique nutritional needs of young athletes will be addressed in a session by sports dietitian Bob Seebohar.
Finally, Brett Bartholomew, from the elite training organization Athletes' Performance, will conduct a 2.5hr hands-on session demonstrating new techniques to teach various athletic skill movements.
A panel discussion will be held at the end of the day to field questions from the participants.