2020 Agenda

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Nutrition and Athletic Performance: The Good, the Bad and the Reality!

Time: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM

CEUs: 1.0

Learning Domain

Domain 1 – Risk Reduction, Wellness, and Health Literacy

Learning Objectives

Identify knowledge gaps in nutrition as it relates to high school and college athletes.
Describe common nutrient concerns and problems that affect overall performance.

Program Description

Nutrition is an ever-evolving practice and trends ebb and flow quickly. While the basics of nutrition and athletes rarely change tremendously, the knowledge, products and trends for sure do. This presentation will walk you through common problems and scenarios facing athletes today.

Speaker Bios

Kaiti George, RD, LMNT
Registered Dietician
University of Nebraska at Kearney

Kaiti George, RD, LMNT, is a Registered Dietitian Consultant and Licensed Medical Nutrition Therapist in Kearney since 2003. She was recently distinguished as a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. George teaches nutrition coursework at the University of Nebraska-Kearney in the Kinesiology and Sports Sciences Department. In July, she will also be joining the staff of UNMC and overseeing the Masters of Medical Nutrition students on the Kearney campus. Kaiti also does the nutrition programming for UNK Athletics and works with over 500 student-athletes each year.


The target audience for this conference is certified athletic trainers, allied health care professionals and athletic training students.


The NSATA Summer Education Conference program includes Essential and Advanced level sessions.

The Nebraska State Athletic Trainers’ Association is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers.


Statements of Credit will be provided electronically after to the conference to each attendee who completes the following:

  • Registered and paid fee
  • Sign-in at conference
  • Attend the conference
  • Complete and return participant assessment and program evaluation