Sport Nutrition: Fact vs. Hype

Nutrition is a critical part of an athlete’s life and an important part of sport performance for developing athletes and for growth and development. Athletes need to learn what, when and how to eat and drink before, during and after activity.

Dr. Marc Bomhof is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education at the University of Lethbridge where he teaches Exercise Physiology and Sport Nutrition. Marc will be discussing nutrition for athletes in two sessions presented by ASDC SW, UofL Department of Kinesiology & Physical Education and Alberta Sport Connection.

Winning Edge Seminar
Thursday, March 28
7 - 8pm
University of Lethbridge - Room PE 250
NO COST - Everyone Welcome

Dr. Marc Bomhof raced for the Alberta provincial road cycling team and represented Canada at the World Junior Road Cycling Championships. His cycling pursuits took him to France where he competed with an elite-level amateur French cycling team. These experiences fostered an interest in the role of nutrition for improvement of sport performance and health. Marc graduated from the University of Alberta with a B.Sc. in Nutrition and Food Science and completed a dietetic internship with Alberta Health Services. Marc completed his PhD in Nutrition and Metabolism where his research focused on the impact of prebiotics and probiotics on gut microbiota and health. Marc currently conducts research looking at the impact of physical activity and dietary nutrients on the biological systems that regulate appetite and energy intake.

Click here for details about our AEP Coach Breakfast with Dr. Marc Bomhof.