The National Collegiate Athletic Association, Sports and Human Performance Nutrition DPG, and the Collegiate and Professional Sports Dietitians Association are working together to provide nutrition information on the topic of health and safety for collegiate athletes, coaches, administrators and others through the development of Fact Sheets, Articles and Webinars. Look for new resources on a continual basis.
The NCAA Sport Science Institute (SSI) is led by Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Brian Hainline, the NCAA Sport Science Institute's mission is to promote and develop safety, experience and wellness in college student-athletes, and to foster life-long physical and mental development.
The Sports & Human Performance Nutrition DPG is a group of nutrition practitioners working with athletes and people at all levels of human performance to optimize holistic health for a lifetime. SHPN leverages the integration of nutrition, exercise science, and technology to set industry standards, provide continuing education, and prepare the next generation of cutting-edge professionals. SHPN will deliver content tailored for human performance in sports as well as military, tactical and performing arts, and those who are first responders.
The CPSDA mission is to close the circle of protection around athletes with an emphasis on long-term athletic development and safety--beginning with those participating at the highest levels of sports in the United States--by adding the full-time services of a sports dietitian in college, Olympic, professional and tactical (military) athletic settings, to work in concert with Support Service Directors responsible for sports medicine and for strength and conditioning.