Title: Nutrition Advice and Trainers: Keep within Your Scope of Practice
Date: August 8, 2019
Time: 2:00 pm ET / 11:00am PT

Learning Points: After completion, the nutrition professional will be able to:
  • Differentiate what nutritional advice is within, or not within, the scope of practice.
  • Evaluate the current fad nutritional plans (Paleo, Keto, SOS, intermittent fasting) for safety, effectiveness and evidence-based research.
  • Understand the need for pre-loading and post-loading for exercise based on the client’s goals.
  • Evaluate the overall quality of a food product based on label scrutiny.

Melissa Layne
Assistant Professor, Kinesiology Department
The University of North Georgia

Melissa Layne, MEd, is a faculty member in the Exercise Physiology and Physical Education Departments of The University of North Georgia. She began her career over 30 years ago with a BS in P.E. and a Masters in Exercise Physiology. She has taught elementary PE, coordinated fitness programs for Royal Caribbean and Home Depot and managed an exercise program for a team of orthopedic surgeons. Melissa is the author of WATER EXERCISE (Human Kinetics 2015), a member of the educational faculty and a DVD featured presenter for SCW and ACSM. She is known for her ability to take complicated subject material and break it down into easily understood examples and pieces.


Maria Turco

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