Sports and Nutrition
About The Module:
After participating in this lecture, you will be able to:
- Define the special nutritional needs of children who participate in sports activities
- List the available types of supplements for children who participate in sports activities
- Describe the best opportunities to counsel children and families about nutrition for child and teen athletes
About The Speaker:
Dr. Tracie Miller is Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology and Director of the Division of Pediatric Clinical Research at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Miller is also a member of the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami.
Dr. Miller received her Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Smith College in 1979, her Doctor of Medicine in 1985 from Case Western Reserve University and completed her Masters of Science in Epidemiology in 1992 from the Harvard School of Public Health. Her residency training in General Pediatrics was completed at Children’s Hospital, Boston as well as a three-year sub-specialty fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition.