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Performance nutrition is the use of dietary interventions to impact and improve performance,
training, and recovery abilities. It also focuses on improving body composition and
optimizing changes in muscle mass. Dietary interventions include a range of topics
looking at food type, energy, nutrients, supplements, and fluids to keep the body
performing at peak levels.
Current Novel Research Efforts
Investigations of impacts of relative energy deficiency in sport (RED-s).
Influence of caffeine and caffeine-derivatives on physical and cognitive performance
in military & law enforcement.
Impact of protein supplementation on body composition, performance, and biomarker
changes in high-level female athletes.