RED-S & Its Increased Risk of Supplement Use

February 21, 2024

ABOUT: With the increased awareness of RED-S, we are growing aware of other considerations to explore such as supplement use. Supplement use has been associated with usage to address fatigue and nutritional deficiencies. At the end of this presentation, attendees will be better able to: Describe interplay of RED-S and common reasoning for supplement use. […]

SARM Use in Athletes: Misjudging the Risk to Reward Ratio

October 10, 2023

  ABOUT: Athletic selective androgen receptor modulator (SARM) use amongst athletic demographics is increasing despite their prohibition by several of the most prominent sport organizations. While promising amongst clinical populations, their use in athletes is both premature and nearsighted; there is appallingly little research for most of the popular compounds on the market. Therefore, the […]

Dietary Supplement Education

August 2, 2023

  This 8-minute education video takes viewers through the current status of dietary supplements in sport. Covering the impacts supplements have on drug testing, eligibility and an emphasis on nutrition, this video provides a strong foundation for evidence-based discussion on supplement use. The video is accompanied by a pre- and post-quiz for viewers, as well […]

Dietary Supplement Education Preview

August 1, 2023

THIS IS A PREVIEW TO THE DIETARY SUPPLEMENT EDUCATION COURSE. To enroll your school in the complete course, please enroll in the course here. Watch Video

Filling Nutritional Gaps in Athletes: Food and Dietary Supplements

March 14, 2022

  ABOUT: Dietary supplements are ubiquitous in athletic environments. Athletic Trainers, Strength Coaches, and Registered Dietitians often field questions regarding necessity, effectiveness, and safety of supplements from youth through adulthood. Clinicians and professionals need to be armed with strategies to quickly categorize supplements, carry go-to recommendations on how to fill nutrient gaps with food first, […]

Generational Differences in Sport

September 29, 2021

  ABOUT: Effective communication and collaboration are paramount to success for health  and performance teams. With four generations in the workplace, communication and collaboration can be stymied by intergenerational differences. This session aims to break down some of those differences and help develop strategies to improve collaboration. This session will also discuss communication strategies for […]

Cannabidiol (CBD) Drug Education Video: Team Based

December 21, 2020

  This 15-minute education video takes viewers through the current evidence and status of CBD and CBD-based products in sport. Covering the impacts of legalization, absorption, dosing, and effects on the body, this video provides a strong foundation for evidence-based discussion on CBD/hemp use. The video is accompanied by a pre- and post-quiz for viewers, […]

Cannabidiol (CBD) Drug Education Video: Single Athlete

December 21, 2020

  This 15-minute education video takes viewers through the current evidence and status of CBD and CBD-based products in sport. Covering the impacts of legalization, absorption, dosing, and effects on the body, this video provides a strong foundation for evidence-based discussion on CBD/hemp use. The video is accompanied by a pre- and post-quiz for viewers, […]

Dietary Supplements’ Impact on Athletes

November 17, 2020

  ABOUT: Research estimates that more than 75% of athletes use dietary supplements for prevention, performance, or recovery. The safety of supplements is a primary concern due to the lack of federal regulations on quality control and potential for contamination or adulteration with substances banned in sport. This session will provide up-to-date information on supplement […]

Sleep and Mental Health: Implications for Athletes

November 17, 2020

  This session will focus on the importance of healthy sleep for athlete well-being in general, but specifically as it pertains to mental health. The presentation will include a brief overview of the sorts of sleep problems athletes face, how to conceptualize them in terms of effects on physical and mental performance, and how these […]

Cannabis and Competitive Athletes: Current Science, Emerging Issues, and Prevention Opportunities

July 23, 2020

  This webinar will bring participants up to date with current trends and statistics on vaping and marijuana.  We will discuss use of these substances by student-athletes and how they affect athletic performance.  Finally, we will look at ways we can recognize student-athletes who may be struggling and how to connect them to the people […]

Implement a Successful Drug-Testing Program & have an Effective Drug-Testing Policy

June 17, 2020

The goal of drug-testing in sport is to both deter use of performance-enhancing substances, while protecting the athletes who compete clean—leveling the playing field for all competitors. Developing an effective drug-testing policy is an important component of a drug-testing program. In this webinar, we will identify an action plan to develop or review the components […]

Vaping and Marijuana Trends and the Affects on Athletic Performance

April 13, 2020

  This webinar will bring participants up to date with current trends and statistics on vaping and marijuana.  We will discuss use of these substances by student-athletes and how they affect athletic performance.  Finally, we will look at ways we can recognize student-athletes who may be struggling and how to connect them to the people […]

The Two Sided Coin: Body Image in Sport & Society

March 30, 2020

  It has been said that the athlete has two body images: one in sport and one in society. This double sided coin puts them at an increased risk for body image distortions and disordered eating. As treatment providers it is imperative that we help guide the athlete to distinguish between these two images and […]

2018 Supplement Update with NSF International

February 20, 2020

Original Record Date: March 6, 2018   An informative and interactive webinar with John Travis, Senior Research Scientist, and Brian Jordan, Technical Manager for the Certified for Sport program at NSF International. In an open conversation and Q&A exchange, we explore current trends in supplement manufacturing and composition, and hear about new research related to ingredients found in […]

Cannabis Derived Products in Sport and the Workplace

November 7, 2019

  This home study addresses the current landscape of marijuana legalization and the impacts on public health and the integrity of sport. There is a clear gap between current scientific evidence and public perceptions around cannabis use, including the rapid growth and popularity of the CBD (cannabidiol) marketplace. Sport practitioners seeking a greater understanding of […]

NCAA Single User Cannabis Education Video

September 12, 2019

  This 15-minute education video takes viewers through the current evidence and status of cannabis and cannabis-based products in sport. Covering the impacts of legalization, absorption, dosing, and effects on the body, this video provides a strong foundation for evidence-based discussion on marijuana use. The video is accompanied by a pre- and post-quiz for viewers […]

Single User Cannabis Education Video

September 12, 2019

  This 15-minute education video takes viewers through the current evidence and status of cannabis and cannabis-based products in sport. Covering the impacts of legalization, absorption, dosing, and effects on the body, this video provides a strong foundation for evidence-based discussion on marijuana use. The video is accompanied by a pre- and post-quiz for viewers […]

JUUL, Vapes and All That Jazzy Technology

September 10, 2019

  New technology and nicotine salts in pod vapes have led to an epidemic of youth nicotine use and addiction (MTF 2018). Current research by the CDC indicates that 1 in 5 high school students now vapes. Nicotine addiction is impacting our youngest athletes in a way that it hasn’t in decades. Screening athletes for […]

Multi-User Cannabis Education Video

September 9, 2019

  This 15-minute education video takes viewers through the current evidence and status of cannabis and cannabis-based products in sport. Covering the impacts of legalization, absorption, dosing, and effects on the body, this video provides a strong foundation for evidence-based discussion on marijuana use. The video is accompanied by a pre- and post-quiz for viewers, […]