Nutrition Webinar - RSVP
Thursday March 26th, 11 AM - Session Overview Below
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USATF New England is hosting Laura Morretti (MS, RD, CSSD, LDN) and Nicole Farnsworth, Clinical Nutrition Specialist both with the Sports Medicine Division of Boston Children's Hospital for a talk on Nutrition in sports. This session is focused on the needs of youth athletes (middle school and up) and is meant for their consumption and participation. Parents, coaches, and all athletes are welcome to learn. Youth athletes are managing the collective demands of training, growth, and learning. Awareness of their nutritional needs and the signs to look for when they are under-fueled is the goal of his session. Laura and Nicole will touch on the "athlete's plate",Relative Energy Deficiency in Sports (RED-S), fueling before races and practice, hydration, and the unique development window that exists from 10 to 20 years old. The session will be a combination of presentation, interaction and will end with a Q&A session. It will last about 50 minutes.
Laura J Moretti MS RD CSSD LDN
Laura Moretti is a Dietitian in the Division of Sports Medicine and the Female Athlete Program at Boston Children’s Hospital, as well as the owner of Laura Moretti Nutrition LLC. She completed a Master’s Degree in clinical nutrition as well as her didactic program in clinical dietetics at New York University. Laura possesses a specialty in sports performance based nutrition as well as treating low energy availability, disordered eating and eating disorders in athletes. Laura has an extensive amount of experience in consulting and collaborating with Olympic and professional athletes, local colleges and universities. She is a consultant for the Boston Ballet, US Rowing, US Figure Skating and an instructor at the Institute for Rowing Leadership. Laura is also a competitive triathlete and three Boston Marathon qualifier and finisher.
Nicole Farnsworth, MS, RD, LDN, CPT
Nicole Farnsworth is a Dietitian with the Division of Sports Medicine and Female Athlete Program at Boston Children’s Hospital. She is additionally a NASM-certified personal trainer and the consulting sports dietitian for Wheaton College. Nicole received her Master’s degree in Human Nutrition at Columbia University’s Institute of Human Nutrition and completed her dietetic internship at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center. She has a special interest in working with athletes with low energy availability, disordered eating, and eating disorders. Nicole was a varsity track and field athlete at Harvard University, competing in the pentathlon and heptathlon.
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