Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition - A dietetic practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

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Webinar: Peak Professional Performance: Growing a Successful Sports Dietetics Practice

Learn to develop a sports dietetics practice from Leslie Bonci, MPH, RD, CSSD, LDN who is director of sports nutrition at UPMC Center for Sports Medicine and a consultant to several professional and collegiate teams.



  • Describe the process for obtaining the CSSD credential
  • List opportunities for sports dietitians
  • Provide examples of how to create opportunities with professional teams, colleges, and individual athletes
  • Develop media pitches for print, online, and broadcast outlets
  • Identify potential partnership opportunities in sports dietetics
  • Locate professional and consumer-facing resources online
  • Develop short and long term goals to grow a practice