Experience the Future of Sports Fuel

June 21, 2016 by JordanG

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