Ronnie Harper, Ed.D., ATC, LAT, NREMT
We will explore the unique challenges that high school athletes face that impact their health and athletic performance and how to overcome them. Athletes often struggle with overall energy availability to accomplish their daily and athletic activity which has significant health and performance consequences that must be addressed. Practical strategies on how to address these issues will be discussed.
What you will learn in this course:
- Define RED-S and identify unique challenges that impact a high school athlete’s health and sports performance.
- Explore common sources of athletic departments spending patterns.
- Identify the role of a Sports Dietitian on the sports medicine team.
- Describe practical strategies to improve an athlete's eating habits.
1 Credit Hour as Approved by the Board of Certification for Athletic Trainers (BOC)
1 Credit Hour as Approved by Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)