Athletes and Eating Disorders

Presented by: 

UMass Dept of Nutrition & Walden Behavioral Care

Date & time: 
Monday, November 18, 2013 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

UMass Amherst Campus Center Rm 101

The presentation will feature Whitney Post, a former Olympic rower and co-founder of Eating for Life Alliance, Dr. Kate Ackerman of Children's Hospital Boston - Sports Medicine Division and a panel of dietitians from UMass, Walden, and Baystate Medical Center. They will speak on issues related to eating disorders: classification, symptomology, triggers, treatment options, impact on students, families and student athletes and recovery.

This event is free. 2 CPEUs are available for Registered Dietitians.