135. Changing the Battlespace: Integrating Nutrition into Air Force Special Operations Training

2019 FNCE Sessions recordings

This presentation will review multiple human performance technology applications and how they were utilized to help provide metrics for performance nutrition programming and research in the Air Force's Special Operations,

  • SKU FNCE19135
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$24.00
Nonmember Price
$54.00

This products is free for those who attended FNCE® 2019.

Technology is becoming an integral part of society, how individuals receive information, communicate, and learn. As new technologies come on board for human performance capabilities, it is important for Dietetics professionals to keep abreast of the benefits, but also limitations for nutrition programming. This presentation will review multiple human performance technology applications and how they were utilized to help provide metrics for performance nutrition programming and research in the Air Force's Special Operations, Special Warfare 8-week preparatory course. Additionally, will discuss the benefits, limitations, practical applications and future implications of technology on sports/performance nutrition practice. Technologies include: tablets, digital functional movement screenings, hydration testing, energy expenditure, heart rate variability, core temps, parasympathetic/sympathetic systems, sleep, body composition (BIA/Air displacement) and integrated technology tracking platform.

CPEU: 1.5
CPE Level: 2- Intermediate
Learning Need Codes: 1020, 2110, 3090

Performance Indicators:

  • 10.2.2 Works collaboratively with interdisciplinary team to identify and implement valid and reliable nutrition assessment tools to support access to care.
  • 9.4.7 Demonstrates competent use of technology to enhance the learning experience and delivery of information.
  • 10.1.1 Identifies and selects valid and reliable screening tool(s) to obtain and verify relevant data in support of nutrition assessment.

Learning Objectives

  • Integrate emerging technology platforms to enhance performance nutrition education and programming
  • Leverage technology to track and implement performance nutrition metrics/protocols
  • Utilize technology and research to measure the impact of nutrition programs

Moderator

  • Lt Col Saunya Bright

Speakers

  • Lindzi Torres, MPH, MS, RDN, CSSD, LD, ACSM EP-C
  • Molly Wade, MS, CSCS
  • SKU FNCE19135