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Gatorade Sports Science Institute “Go the Distance” Summer Symposium

Date: July 15, 2021
Time: 12:00 p.m. EDT
Free Event!

Registration for this event closed as of 5:00 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, July 14.

 

ACSM Presents GSSI - Go the Distance: Nutrition and Hydration Recommendations for the Endurance Athlete 

Join the Gatorade Sports Science Institute (GSSI) for a FREE day of educational programming covering proper nutrition and hydration to help endurance athletes achieve peak performance and Go the Distance. The day will conclude with an exclusive roundtable discussion of GSSI team members from a variety of backgrounds offering professional development tips.  

The event with kick off at 12:00 p.m. EDT with a feature on the innovative research conducted by the Gatorade Young Investigator Award finalists, followed by the announcements of the Young Investigator Award winner and the professional development grants for both the Young Investigator and Young Scholar award winners on behalf of Gatorade.

The rest of the day features four sessions hosted by GSSI: 

Session 1:  Endurance Nutrition: How Do You Fuel for Success?

Session 2:  Bringing Science to the Sidelines with the Gx Smart Patch

Session 3:  Unique Aspects of the Female Endurance Athlete

Session 4:  The Path to Professional Growth: From College to Industry Panel


Earn up to four (4) CECs courtesy of ACSM and GSSI

Special Guest Speakers

USA Olympic Long-Distance Runner Molly Huddle – who came in 6th in the 10,000-meter at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio and Dr. Kathryn Ackerman, Physician, Sports Medicine Division and Director, Female Athlete Program at Boston Children’s Hospital.  

Molly Huddle Bio Card

Dr. Ackerman Bio Card


Summer Symposium Sessions

Session 1:  Endurance Nutrition: How Do You Fuel for Success?


SPEAKERS:

Molly Huddle, Professional Endurance Runner and USA Olympian

Matthew Pahnke, Senior Principal Scientist, GSSI
 

Session 2:  Bringing Science to the Sidelines with the Gx Smart Patch


SPEAKERS:
Lindsay Baker, Senior Principal Scientist, GSSI

Anthony Wolfe, Senior Scientist, GSSI

Session 3:  Unique Aspects of the Female Endurance Athlete


SPEAKER:

Dr. Kathryn (Kate) Ackerman, M.D., M.P.H., FACSM

Session 4:  Panel - The Path to Professional Growth: From College to Industry


MODERATOR:
James Carter, Senior Director of GSSI

SPEAKERS:
Khalil Lee, Senior Scientist, GSSI
Lindsay Baker, Senior Principal Scientist, GSSI
Shyretha Brown, Senior Scientist, GSSI
Kevin Luhrs, Associate Principal Scientist, GSSI
Rebecca Randell, Associate Principal Scientist, GSSI
Anthony Wolfe, Senior Scientist, GSSI

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