Dairy West proudly partners with the Idaho Athletic Administrator Association to support fueling young athletes. Dairy West is excited to announce Natalie Christensen will be presenting at the IAAA annual conference on April 9th, 12:15 pm at The Riverside Hotel in Boise. She will discuss Four Key Strategies for Creating a Culture of Wellness within Sports. Participants will be able to:
1. Identify at least four health consequences of RED-S.
2. Describe at least four ways energy deficiency negatively affects sport performance.
3. Identify two Policy Guidelines for encouraging a Wellness Culture within sports.
4. Explain how the five key strategies discussed will help create a culture of wellness.
Natalie is Idaho State University’s SCORESM dietitian. As the SCORESM dietitian, she focuses on Smart Cooking On the Run Every day! You can learn more about the SCORESM program here.
As a former athlete and graduate of ISU, Natalie has been able to reach out to athletes, trainers, coaches, and administrators to educate them to the impact of nutrition on competitive performance. She provides nutrition education in a variety of settings: team talks, cooking classes, grocery store tours and one-on-one counseling. Natalie loves guiding athletes through such challenges as diet restrictions, IBS, fatigue, chronic injuries, weight gain, weight loss, body image concerns, and lack of time, money, or cooking skills.
Natalie is a graduate of Idaho State University with a degree in Dietetics. She and her husband are happy parents of five children who all enjoy sports, hiking, camping, and travelling.
Please join us April 9th to learn more about youth wellness and sports!
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