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Course Description: This session is designed to provide learners with a review of the three macronutrients and their sources/approximate distribution in the typical diet; discussion of the importance of and requirements for/sources of important micronutrients, including vitamins and minerals; the importance of optimal fueling for rehabilitation, healing, and performance; and exploration of the role of nutrition in the day to day practice of physical therapy. The role and training of the registered dietician nutritionist, the position of the APTA, and the scope of physical therapist practice in the state of Michigan will also be considered.
Presenter: Barb Hoogenboom PT, EdD, SCS, AT-Ret
Bio: Dr. Hoogenboom is a Professor and Associate Chair in the Physical Therapy Department at Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, Michigan, where she teaches in the Musculoskeletal curriculum. Barb continues to see patients through the GVSU pro-bono community clinics.
Dr. Hoogenboom has been certified three times as a Sports Certified Specialist by the ABPTS. She has contributed to the literature by published articles, research/case reports, home study courses, multiple textbook chapters, and as co-editor of a textbook. She enjoys investigating and has presented widely on topics related to the female athlete triad, sports nutrition, the female athlete across the age span, core strengthening, aquatic therapy, functional performance and testing, and 2-Dimensional and 3-Dimensional motion analysis. She enjoys teaching and mentoring students in therapeutic exercise and movement-related research. She currently serves as the Senior Associate Editor of The International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy and has been a member of the AOSSM since 1990 and the ICCUS Society since 2006. She was an invited participant in the APTA’s Movement System Summit in December 2016.