Sports nutritionist to discuss fitness and managing weight


Binghamton University’s Eating Awareness Committee will celebrate Health and Wellness Month with a program on nutrition. The program is free and open to the public.

Sports nutritionist Nancy Clark will discuss “Nutrition and Fitness: Fueling for Life” at 7 p.m. Monday, March 22, in the Osterhout Concert Theater in the Anderson Center.

Clark specializes in nutrition for exercise and wellness, and the nutritional management of eating disorders. She is Director of Nutrition Services at SportsMedicine Associates, one of the largest athletic injury clinics in the Boston area. Her more renowned clients include members of the Boston Red Sox, the Boston Celtics, the New England Blizzard (a women's professional basketball team) and many Olympic athletes.

Clark completed her undergraduate degree in nutrition from Simmons College in Boston, a dietetic internship at Massachusetts General Hospital, and obtained a graduate degree in nutrition, with a focus on exercise physiology, from Boston University.

Clark is the nutrition columnist for New England Runner, Adventure Cycling and Rugby. She is a regular contributor to SHAPE and Runner's World. Clark also writes a monthly nutrition column called “The Athlete's Kitchen,” which appears in over 100 sports and health publications. Clark is the author of the best-selling sports nutrition reference Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook, Third Edition.

Sports and nutrition are personal as well as professional interests. A member of the Greater Boston Track Club, Clark has competed at the 10-kilometer, half marathon and marathon distances.

The program is sponsored by the Sodexho Campus Services at Binghamton University. For more information, contact 607-777-2716.

Last Updated: 9/17/13