There are tens of thousands of dietary supplements available, many with grandiose promises, leaving many athletes and coaches uncertain what the best options are. Adding to this uncertainty and confusion, athletes and coaches have strict guidelines to follow around dietary supplements. To help navigate this world of dietary supplements for collegiate athletes, Registered Dietitians, Dr. Chris Mohr and Dana Angelo White, who is also a certified athletic trainer, will discuss research and evidence around some of the more popular dietary supplements, along with offering best practices for supplement administration as well as explore some of the most important regulations and FAQs for collegiate athletes and support staff.
1. Understand policies and regulations regarding dietary supplement use for NCAA athletes
2. Understand the role of the dietary supplement compliance coordinator within the collegiate sports medicine team.
3. Identify and discuss existing scientific literature around popular dietary supplements