From expert chats to the annual NATA Foundation 5K, Gatorade is presenting a wide range of educational opportunities and fun events for convention-goers in Baltimore.
Athletes are constantly looking for ways to improve their bodies and optimize their performance, and what better way than getting a good night’s rest? From the amount of sleep needed to key nutrients that should be consumed, discover what a nighttime routine can do for your athletes during the Gatorade-sponsored educational session “Perfecting Nighttime Routine = Perfect Performance?” presented by Cheri Mah, MS.
“Perfecting Nighttime Routine = Perfect Performance?”
9:15 to 10:15 a.m. Friday, June 24
Baltimore Convention Center, Room 324-326
In addition to the educational session, the Gatorade Sports Science Institution will host several expert chats at the Gatorade booth (#4001) inside the AT Expo, located in Swing Hall of the Baltimore Convention Center. Learn how top researchers and experts in the field plan to fuel the athletes of tomorrow to maximize athletic performance. Presentations include:
Technology: A Game Changer
12:50 p.m. Thursday, June 23
You Snooze; You Win!
1:20 p.m. Thursday, June 23
Hydration: One “Size” Does Not Fit All
2:45 p.m. Thursday, June 23
Protein: The Secret Ingredient to Injury Recovery
3:45 p.m. Thursday, June 23
11:30 a.m. Friday, June 24
Superior Nutrition for Superior Athletes
10:30 a.m. Friday, June 24
Office Hour with Cheri Mah, MS
Noon Friday, June 24
Sugar: Friend or Foe?
1 p.m. Friday, June 24
10:15 a.m. Saturday, June 25
Office Hour with Kim Stein, PhD
1:30 p.m. Friday, June 24
Gatorade also invites NATA 2016 attendees to celebrate the memory of Tim Kerin with the award for excellence and support of the athletic training profession. Symbolized by a three-leaf clover, the honor is given to an athletic trainer who embodies Tim Kerin’s best qualities: service, dedication and integrity. Join Gatorade and NATA as we honor this year’s award winner during the General Session.
Tim Kerin Award Presentation
3 to 4 p.m. Friday, June 24
Baltimore Convention Center, Swing Hall
Attendees can also support the NATA Foundation and celebrate its 25th anniversary by participating in the annual NATA Foundation 5K Fueled by Gatorade. Transportation will be provided by NATA, and Gatorade products will be available.
NATA Foundation 5K Fueled by Gatorade
6 a.m. Saturday, June 25
Druid Hill Park
Gatorade will also once again honor deserving athletic trainers in the secondary school setting. Attend the Secondary School Athletic Trainers’ Committee Session to celebrate this year’s Gatorade SSAT Award Winners.
Gatorade SSAT Award Winners Presentation
8:15 to 9:15 a.m.
Thursday, June 23
Hyatt, Constellation Ballroom