The Washington Interscholastic Nutrition Forum (WINForum) conducts science-based nutrition education clinics for coaches, trainers, student athletes and parents. WINForum clinics deliver fundamental nutrition education and improve athletic AND academic performance. WINForum clinics are conducted by independent registered dietitians who specialize in sports nutrition science.

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Talking to Your Athlete About Sports Nutrition

Coaches and trainers attending the WIAA accredited Coaches School Express session at Kentlake High School heard former UW athletics dietitian Emily Edison, M.S. R.D., conduct a WINForum clinic to describe ways to talk to student athletes about nutrition.

Ten Tools Athletes Can Use

A majority of the coaches/trainers at the annual WIAA Coaches School in Yakima attended one of the two WINForum nutrition clinics conducted by independent sports nutritionist Emily Edison M.S.R.D. who described ten nutritional tools that athletes can use for peak performance.

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Careers in Sports Dietetics & Nutrition Basics

The Washington Interscholastic Nutrition Forum (winforum.org) presented an overview of careers in sports nutrition and nutrition ‘basics’, to more than 750 students from 40 Washington high schools attending the 2013 spring symposium of the Washington Career Technical Sports Medicine Association (WCTSMA), at the Three Rivers Conference Center in Kennewick, April 25-27. WCTSMA aids high school students in the pursuit of careers in sports medicine and therapeutic services. 

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How to Spot Disordered Eating & How to Help Athletes Eat to Impact Performance

Coaches and trainers attending WIAA Coaches School Express sessions in Cheney and Olympia on Saturday, March 9, heard independent sports dietitians from the Washington Interscholastic Nutrition Forum (winforum.org) conduct clinics with science-based information about eating to impact performance, and how disordered eating challenges peak performance.

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Keeping Food Safe & Fresh ‘In their Gym Bag’

Elite NW Juniors Volleyball Jamboree participants learn about food safety and convenience by keeping sandwiches and snacks in reusable air-tight containers. Sports dietitian Kristi Tamaki’s presentation ‘What’s in Your Bag – Eating On and Off the Road’ provides advice and insight about good nutrition for peak performance.

The Right Way to Make Weight
Fad diets and fasting are not ways to manage weight! This WINForum clinic provided an overview of basic nutritional needs for student athletes, with emphasis on how proper eating can manage weight. This clinic was conducted as part of the WIAA Coaches School EXPRESS session for coach clock hour credits at Kentlake High School. Kelly Pritchett, PhD, RD, CSSD (Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics) and also Assistant Professor in Nutrition & Exercise Science at Central Washington University.

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