Exercise and Nutrition Sciences Seminar: Health Implications of Vitamin D Deficiency & Insufficiency
- Friday, March 29, 2019 from 9:00am to 10:00am
- Roberts Hall, 113 - view map
Enette Larson-Meyer, PhD, RDN, CSSD, FACSM, Professor of Nutrition at the University of Wyoming will present a research seminar titled 'Health Implications of Vitamin D Deficiency & Insufficiency in Athletes and Ways to Prevent: One Laboratory's Journey'.
Dr. Larson-Meyer’s research interests center around how nutrition influences the health and performance of active individuals at all stages of the lifecycle and at all levels of performance--from the casual exerciser to the elite athlete. Her most recent research interest include assessment of both vitamin D and iodine status and the important of these nutrients in disease prevention and intervention. Dr. Larson-Meyer has authored over ninety scientific articles and book chapters, is the author of “Vegetarian Sports Nutrition. Food choices and Eating Plans for Fitness and Performance” (Human Kinetics, 2007) and has served on several recent International Olympic Committee (IOC) consensus panels. She is active in the Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition and the Vegetarian Nutrition dietetic practice groups of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as well as the American College of Sports Medicine, where she serves as an Associate Editor for Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise.
- Department of Health & Human Development
Mary P Miles