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Recovery Nutrition for Athletes: Sifting Out the Science from the Sensationalism
The pool of research on inflammation and the anti-inflammatory diet is growing. This research is highlighting the important role of diet and healthcare professionals (like dietitians) in preventing cancer. It also reveals some surprising connections between seemingly unrelated conditions such as arthritis, COPD, GERD, IBD, obesity and cancer. After attending this session, you will have a new tool to help you explain inflammation in a way your clients can understand. You will be aware of the results of current research on inflammation and the anti-inflammatory diet and the links between a variety of chronic diseases, inflammation and cancer.

Performance Indicators / Learning Objectives:

8.1.1 Interprets and applies evidence-based comparative standards for determining nutritional needs.

8.3.6 Keeps abreast of current nutrition and dietetics knowledge and trends.

9.3.5 Uses a variety of strategies to deliver a plan of care or learning plan.

Aug 5, 2021 02:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Becca McConville, MS, RD, LDN, CSSD, CEDRD-S
Sports Nutrition + Performance Expert
Becca McConville, MS, RD, LDN, CSSD, CEDRD-S, is an Academy of Nutrition board certified sports specialist. She also is an International Association of Eating Disorder Professional-approved eating disorder dietitian supervisor. She received her master’s degree in Dietetics from the University of Kansas where she also completed her dietetic internship. In addition to Becca’s private practice, she has served as a consultant to the University of Missouri Kansas City Athletics, Kansas City Ballet, local colleges and previously worked with the Kansas City Chiefs. Becca has served as adjunct faculty member, teaching sports nutrition to various universities. Becca received the Kansas City Dietetic Associate Outstanding Young Dietitian Award and Missouri Valley College Outstanding Alumni in 2020.