Recovery Nutrition for the Injured Athlete
RECOVERY NUTRITION FOR THE INJURED ATHLETE
Current sports nutrition recommendations, based on the 2016 Nutrition and Athletic Performance Position Paper, are designed for healthy athletes. However, what happens whey they get injured or have to have a massive surgery? Do their calorie, macronutrient and micronutrient needs change? Recovery Nutrition for the Injured Athlete will discuss the elevated nutrition needs of the injured athlete including specific foods, spices and herbs that can help with healing. The webinar will also discuss nutrition for soft tissue versus bone injures and the changing micronutrient needs for those athletes. It will culminate with a discussion on meal planning and available resources for injured athletes.
Upon successful completion of this one-hour course, the participant should be able to:
  • Calculate elevated calorie and macronutrient needs for the injured athlete.


  • Recommend specific foods, herbs and spices to promote healing from massive injury/surgery.


  • Identify elevated needs of specific micronutrients and recommend supplements appropriately.


  • Understand meal planning for the injured athlete.
Live Event Date: Mar 15, 2018
Learning Need Codes (LNC): 4000, 4060, 5050, 5280
Performance Indicators/Learning Objectives: 8.1.4, 8.3.7, 8.4.1
Target Audience: RDs, DTRs, Health Professionals
Number of Credits: 1.0
Level(s): 1, 2
Total Cost: $18 ($18.00 per credit)

About the Presenter: Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD

Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD is a registered dietitian and Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics. She focuses on overall health, wellness and sports nutrition. Amy has worked with the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, TCU Athletics, Ben Hogan Sports Medicine, Dairy Farmers of America and more. She is a co-author of Swim, Bike, Run, Eat and nutrition contributor to retired NFL Player Donald Driver’s book, The 3-D Body Revolution. She is a writer for Women’s Running Magazine and is the owner of RD Career Jumpstart, a business designed to help dietetic students, interns and new registered dietitians determine and take the steps necessary to reach their dream career.

With a bachelor’s degree in communications and a master’s degree in exercise and sports nutrition, Amy is passionate about marrying the two to provide quality, science-based nutrition information through speaking, media, writing and consulting. Amy is an ambassador spokesperson for the American Heart Association and National Dairy Council, partner with Potatoes USA, a speaker and consultant for Gatorade Sports Science Institute and is a media dietitian for RDTV where she does food and nutrition TV segments nation-wide. Amy has over 600 media placements in a variety of TV, radio and print outlets.

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