Sports Nutrition – Meeting the Individual Needs of Athletes

March 29, 2018

Professional and amateur athletes alike depend on proper nutrition to supply their bodies with the nutrients required to achieve optimal performance. As diet alone may not be enough to provide the adequate amount of nutrients needed, dietary supplements are utilized to maintain health and enhance athleticism. Every athlete is different physically, metabolically, and in terms of their desired athletic goals, creating a demand for personalized sports nutrition that meets their individual needs.

In this webinar, participants will explore the current trends in sports nutrition, in addition to common types of supplements prevalent within the athletic community. Participants will then review the benefits of pharmaceutical compounding and examine opportunities in the field of sports nutrition, such as customized strengths and dosage forms, to help improve compliance and provide safe and optimal results.  

Intended audience

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy Technicians
  • Physicians
  • Naturopathic Doctors

Learning Objectives

  1. Review the nutritional needs of professional and amateur athletes.
  2. Understand metabolic demands for energy and nutrients.
  3. Explore commonly used supplements and their associated benefits.
  4. Recognize the individuality of each athlete and the need for personalized sports nutrition. 
  5. Explore compounding opportunities in sports nutrition to help deliver safe and optimal athletic results.


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Hardware/software requirements

High speed internet connectivity and an updated internet browser is required to attend the webinar. The broadband recommended is 1 Mbps or better. The minimum browser requirements to attend the webinar are:

  • Google Chrome v39 or later
  • Mozilla Firefox v34 or later
  • Internet Explorer v8 or later
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Apple Safari v6 or later
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Contact Hours
Event starts: 
03/29/2018 - 1:00pm
Event ends: 
03/29/2018 - 2:00pm

Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy
Disclosure: Consultant, MEDISCA

Dr. Mastropietro is an assistant professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Nova Southeastern University, as well as a pharmacist with over 17 years of experience practicing in a number of diverse settings. His academic role involves teaching the art of pharmacy compounding and the science of formulation development using classroom and laboratory instructional methodologies that enhance the learning environment. In addition to teaching, his collaborative research activities in pharmaceutics have so far led to 8 patent applications, 24 publications, 51 presentations, and 3 book chapters.

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