Objectives

Overall Objectives
The overall objectives of this program are to:

  • Provide state-of-the-art science and clinical information to increase the participants’ knowledge about exercise, fitness, health, aging, nutrition and physical performance.
  • Provide a forum for discussion of contemporary issues related to nutrition and exercise science.
  • Promote interaction among nutrition and exercise specialists to provide new approaches to and perspectives on nutrition, exercise and aging.

FRIDAY Workshop Leader: Nancy Clark MS RD CSSD

Registration and Networking 8:30 to 8:50

Welcome and Introduction 8:50 to 9:00

Session title: Sports Nutrition Counseling Skills     Friday 9:00 to 11:30
Presenter name: Nancy Clark

As a result of this lecture, participants will be able to--

  1. List at least five nutrition concerns common to active people.
  2. Cite three ways active people can optimize their energy to enjoy exercise and enhance their sports performance.
  3. Effectively teach athletes how to select a sports diet with the right balance of carbohydrates, proteins, fats and fluids.

Lunch Break ( bring a sandwich to enjoy while networking) Friday 11:30 to 12:30

Session title: Dieting, Exercise & Weight Control      Friday 12:30 to 1:30
Presenter name: Nancy Clark

  1. Develop an healthful weight management program for individuals (or know how to refer a client to a registered dietitian who is better trained to design food programs).
  2. Describe three problems associated with body fat measurement.
  3. Dispel three current myths about fad diets.

 

Session title: Dieting Gone Awry      Friday 2:30 to 3:30
Presenter name: Nancy Clark

As a result of this lecture, participants will be able to--

  1. List three ways to help resolve the food issues of active people who struggle with balancing food and exercise.
  2. Cite three ways to help active people overcome body image issues.
  3. Appropriately and lovingly confront someone with an eating disorder.
  4. Develop a healthful eating plan for people with anorexia or bulimia.

 

Session title: Developing Your Own Business     Friday 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Presenter name: Nancy Clark

As a result of this discussion, participants will be able to--

  1. List three factors to consider when deciding whether or not to try to develop a viable business in the areas of nutrition and fitness.
  2. Cite six ways to market a nutrition and/ or fitness business.

 

SATURDAY Workshop Leader: William Evans PhD

Session title: Exercise and Aging     Saturday 8:00 - 9:30 a.m.
Presenter name: William Evans

As a result of this lecture, participants will be able to--

  1. List at least three benefits of exercise on maintaining health and reducing the risk of diseases (heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, osteoporosis).
  2. List three nutritional needs that change with aging

 

Session title: Protein Metabolism and Exercise     Saturday 9:45 to 11:00
Presenter name: William Evans

As a result of this lecture, participants will be able to--

  1. Describe the components of an effective strength training program
  2. Cite the protein needs of active and sedentary people, both younger and older
  3. List two benefits of strength training for elderly people

 

Session title: Ergogenic Aids     Saturday 11:00 to 12:00
Presenter name: William Evans

As a result of this lecture, participants will be able to--

  1. Distinguish between effective and fad ergogenic aids.
  2. Counsel athletes regarding the use of creatine and other popular ergogenic aids.

 

Break (Bring a snack!) Saturday 12:00 to 12:15

 

Session title: Exercise, Diet and Weight Control     Saturday 12:15 to 1:15
Presenter name: William Evans

As a result of this lecture, participants will be able to--

  1. Explain the role of carbohydrates and dietary fats in weight management.
  2. Describe the latest research regarding exercise and weight management.

Wrap-up and final questions Saturday 1:15 to 1:30.

 

 

LEARNING NEEDS - Codes for Registered Dietitians:

2070 Macronutrients: Carbohydrates, Protein, Fat, Fiber, Water; 2110 Physiology, exercise physiology; 3030 Anthropometrics, body composition; 3040 Food consumption, fluid balance; 3100 Supplemental, botanicals; 4000 Wellness, public health 4040 Disease prevention; 4060 Exercise, fitness, sports nutrition; 4190 Elderly nutrition; 5080 Adolescents 5090 Adults; 5100 Elderly; 5460 Self-care management; 5130 Bone disease, osteoporosis; 5200 Disordered eating; 5370 Weight management, obesity; 6010 Behavior change theories, techniques; 7070 Entrepreneurship, management; 7120 Marketing .