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The Whole U Speaker Series: Nutrition & Fueling for Performance with Dr. Elizabeth Kirk
WhenWednesday, May 27, 2020, 12 – 1 p.m.
WhereZoom Meeting

We live in a time of endless messaging about what athletes should eat to perform better. Conflicting messages abound about different foods, diets, supplements and what’s right for your particular sport or activity. What types, how much, when, why? If you’ve asked yourself these questions, it’s time to get started with your nutrition training plan! Just like you work on basic skills for any sport, it’s critical to have basic foundational nutrition skills in place to support your sports performance goals. This talk presented by Dr. Elizabeth Kirk of UW Public Health will lay the groundwork for basic nutrition skills for athletes.
Join The Whole U and Dr. Kirk on Wednesday, May 27 from noon to 1:00 p.m. via Zoom. All those who register will be sent the Zoom information via email. 
Elizabeth Kirk, UW School of Public Health
Dr. Kirk is a senior lecturer in the epidemiology program and acting director of the Nutritional Sciences Program at the UW School of Public Health. She has a BS in chemistry and nutritional science from Oregon Health & Science University and her PhD in nutritional science from the University of Washington. Her research interests include contributors to chronic disease states, such as dietary and inflammatory influences, as well as the influence of nutrition and diet on sports performance and wellness. Dr. Kirk is enthusiastic about her teaching responsibilities which include both undergraduate and graduate nutrition classes.
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