Lipscomb University Hosts Sports Nutrition


Amber Stacey
Mar 18, 2002

Lipscomb University hosts a Sports Nutrition
Conference with Dr. Dan Bernadot on April 1 at 4 p.m. and Nancy Clark on
April 2 at 7 p.m. on the campus at, 3901 Granny White Pike, Nashville.

Bernadot will speak on "Sports Nutrition: What Works and What
Doesn't for Optimal Performance." He will discuss the role of energy
substrates in different intensities of physical activity, recommended eating
and hydration strategies, specific ideas for achieving optimal energy and
fluid balance to support training needs, and the advantages of maintaining
fluid and energy balance. He received his Ph.D. from Cornell University with
an emphasis in health planning and human nutrition and is a registered and
licensed dietitian. From 1992-1996 he was national team nutritionist for USA
Gymnastics and was with the gold-medal winning U.S. Gymnastics Team during
the 1996 Olympic games.

Clark will speak on "Food, Weight, and Exercise." She will discuss
gender differences with exercise and weight reduction, practical food tips
on how to balance protein and fat for effective weight management, how to
tame the cookie monster, and how to manage the American food supply so you
eat healthfully, lose body fat and are at peace with food. Clark, M.S.,
R.D., is a sports nutritionist and nutrition author. She specializes in
nutrition for exercise and wellness and the nutritional management of eating
disorders. She is director of nutrition services at SportsMedicine
Associates, located in Boston. Clark is the nutrition columnist for New
England Runner, Adventure Cycling and Rugby and a regular contributor to
SHAPE and Runner's World. She is also the author of Nancy Clark's Sports
Nutrition Guidebook, Second Edition.

Admission is free. The event is open to the public and everyone is
invited to attend.
For more information, contact Autumn Marshall at (615) 279-6106 or
1-800-333-4358 ext. 6106 or email Autumn Marshall.