COVID-19 – Using DXA to Understand the Uncertain Physiological Effects of Quarantine & Remote Training 

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Please join us for this FREE virtual session presentation by Dr. Abbie Smith-Ryan discussing the use of DXA to understand the physiological effects of quarantine and remote learning during COVID-19. This educational webinar is sponsored by Hologic.

Learning Objectives: 

1.   Discuss use of DXA as a foundational sports science piece for ensuring optimal health and performance of athletes, particularly during COVID.

2.   Identify practical ways to use technology for tracking and return to play considerations for athletes

3.   Understand the practical application of body composition technology for use in sport science


Collegiate and Professional Sports Dietitians Association (Accredited Provider CP294) is approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration to provide continuing education to Registered Dietitians. This program is eligible for 1.0 CPEU.
Participants can provide feedback on the quality of the session content directly to CDR by contacting [email protected].


Dr. Abbie Smith-Ryan

Abbie E. Smith-Ryan, Ph.D., CSCS*D, FNSCA, FACSM, FISSN is an Associate professor in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science, where she serves as the Director of the Applied Physiology Lab. She is also and adjunct associate professor in the Department of Nutrition. Her research interests center around exercise and nutrition interventions to modify various aspects of body composition, cardiovascular health, and metabolic function.  She is an active researcher in the field of metabolism, sport nutrition and exercise performance, in both healthy and clinical populations, leading projects funded by the National Institutes of Health and International and National industry sponsored clinical trials.  Dr. Smith-Ryan contributes to the current body of scientific literature with over 150 peer-reviewed manuscripts; a number of scholastic books and book chapters, and international/national presentations. She is actively involved in the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), American College of Sports Medicine, and the International Society of Sports Nutrition. She was recognized by the NSCA as the Nutrition Researcher of the Year (2013) and the Young Investigator of the Year (2015). Dr. Smith-Ryan currently serves as a University liaison for the ‘Working on Women in Science (WOWS)’ initiative. She has a passion for improving the health and quality of life of others through evidenced-based research.  Dr. Smith-Ryan has no disclosures to report.