Visiting Faculty Dan Benardot Keynotes PRiSM Annual Meeting

Dr. Benardot was a keynote speaker at the recent PRiSM (Pediatric Research in Sports Medicine) annual meeting, where he spoke on Nutrition Strategies for the Young Athlete: Myths and Realities. He is now teaching a never-before-taught course entitled Nutrition for the Performing Arts, with well-known performing artists visiting the class to discuss nutrition strategies they follow to achieve optimal performance.

The outcome of this class will be a class-generated nutrition manual that will be presented by Dr. Benardot at the upcoming PAMA (Performing Arts Medical Association) annual meeting this Spring at UCLA. Dr. Benardot’s most recent book, “ACSMs Nutrition for Exercise Science”, was published this January (Wolters Kluwer © 2019). According to the publisher… “This book provides a clear and highly applied overview of exercise nutrition, and illustrates difficult concepts using real-world examples and case studies that allow students to put learning into practice.

Well-known author Dan Benardot draws on his vast experience as an instructor, scientist, and practitioner to craft an engaging and factual resource that makes the nutrition of exercise science accessible. Written at a level appropriate for both exercise science majors and non-majors, this practical book is packed with helpful in-text learning aids and stunning visuals that bring concepts to life.