Leslie J. Bonci, MPH, RD, CSSD, is the owner of Active Eating Advice – Be fit, fed and fearless! – a nutrition consulting company. She is a nutrition consultant for individuals as well as sports teams and industry clients. She was the sports dietitian for the Pittsburgh Steelers for 24 years, and has also worked with the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Washington Nationals, and the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre.
She is the author of Sport Nutrition for Coaches and the American Dietetic Association Guide to Better Digestion and co-author of Run Your Butt Off, Walk Your Butt Off, the Active Calorie Diet and Bike Your Butt Off. She is also a blogger for US News and World Report Eat + Run, and has a weekly television segment – The Winning Plate on KDKA-TV, Pittsburgh Today Live show. Leslie also has a weekly radio spot on KDKA-radio.
Leslie is an adjunct instructor in the school of dental medicine at the University of Pittsburgh and lectures extensively at universities and corporations. She also co-directs a culinary camp for kids called Camp Delicious. For more information on Leslie Bonci, visit www.activeeatingadvice.com and follow her on social media using the links below.
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Commission on Dietetic Registration, credentialing agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (RD (Registered Dietician) credentials as well as specialist credentials, including CSSD (Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics))
Louise Burke PHD, BSC, GRAD DIP DIET, FSMA, FACSM, OAM, APD, Louise has been the Head of the Department of Sports Nutrition at the Australian Institute of Sport since 1990 and has nearly 35 years of experience in counseling and educating athletes. She holds a Chair in Sports Nutrition within the Mary McKillop Institute for Health Research at the Australian Catholic University, and is a Director of the International Olympic Committee’s Diploma in Sports Nutrition. Her research interests include dietary periodisation for training and competition performance, post-exercise recovery, nutritional ergogenic aids, carbohydrate and fat metabolism during exercise, and fluid needs in sport. Her books include, Practical Sports Nutrition (see link below) and Clinical Sports Nutrition.
Nancy Clark, MS, RD, CSSD, renowned author and board-certified specialist in sports dietetics, is known for her ability to translate the science of nutrition for exercise and health into practical tips to enhance performance, manage weight, and resolve eating disorders. She has a private practice in the Boston-area (Newton, MA), where she offers nutrition consultations to both casual exercisers and competitive athletes. Her more renowned clients have included members of the Boston Red Sox, the Boston Celtics, and many collegiate, elite, and Olympic athletes from a variety of sports. She is team nutritionist for the Boston Red Sox. Her books include Nancy Clark’s Sports Nutrition Guidebook – 5th Edition. Link below.
Kelly Pritchett, PhD, RDN, CSSD, Nutrition Epidemiology and Research Specialist, Ellensburg, WA
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