GSSI - Methods to Keep the Female Athlete Healthy: From Mental to Physical Health
11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Lunch and dessert will be served
Delivering your message to a diverse audience is essential to effectively communicate with people of different backgrounds and experiences. Diversity and inclusion are key aspects of the ACSM strategic plan and are important for fulfilling our scientific, advocacy, and health promotion goals. This session will include both WHY sharing scientific and health information to meet the needs of a diverse audience is important and examples from ACSM and media experts of HOW to craft an appropriate and compelling message by adapting terminology and delivery to account for group norms and personal factors. This preconference is intended for those who wish to learn new skills for publicizing their work and sharing information through traditional media, social media, and other platforms to meet the needs of more diverse population. It can also serve as required ACSM spokesperson media training.
Chair- Brian Parr. Univ. of South Carolina Aiken, Aiken, SC.
Gretchen Reynolds. New York Times, Santa Fe, NM.
NiCole R. Keith. Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN.
Pamela M. Peeke. PMP Media, LLC, Rockville, MD.
Yuri Feito. ACSM, Indianapolis, IN.
The goal of this session is to describe how DEI is an essential component of exercise science and sports medicine. Session highlights include a discussion of the relevance of adaptive sports, physical activity research to address health inequities, and programs to increase student and faculty diversity.
Chair- Nate Bachman. Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction, CO.
David X. Marquez, FACSM. University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL.
Larry Kenney, FACSM. Penn State University, University Park, PA.
Marquell J. Johnson. University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI.
Nailah Coleman, FACSM. Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC.
Olivia Affuso, FACSM. University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL.
Although he is not generally considered in this way, the annual feat of circumnavigating the globe in a single night, and scaling up and down chimneys while carrying presents for every good child in the world makes Santa Claus the first and ultimate cross-fit athlete. The nutrition demands for these activities and the 51 weeks of high-pressure output in a hostile environment are high and merit expert attention. The sports nutrition world is filled with testimonials, too good to be true stories and practices based on “scienciness”. In this session, 10 experts will tackle 10 big questions regarding strategies that might be of benefit or distraction to Father Christmas. These experts will have 3 minutes and 3 slides to explain the concept and the current evidence behind some popularly touted dietary strategies, while the audience will have a further 3 minutes to debate the pros and cons of a strategy before deciding whether the myth is busted, supported or rated equivocal.
Louise M. Burke, FACSM. Australian Catholic University, Canberra, Australia.
Melinda Manore, FACSM. Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR.