What Happens To The Body During Menopause
Show: Sports Medicine & Fitness Show
Liz Applegate, Ph.D., FACSM
Liz Applegate, Ph.D., FACSM, joins Melanie Cole M.S. to discuss what happens to the body during menopause and applying the Embrace Your Range program. She will advise on the differences in the body pre-menopause and post-menopause and give the best advice on Nutrition and fitness considerations for women pre- and post-menopause.
Dr. Liz Applegate, a nationally renowned expert on nutrition and fitness, is a faculty member in the nutrition department and the director of sports nutrition at the University of California at Davis. Her enthusiasm for teaching and informal lecture style make her undergraduate nutrition classes the nation's largest with enrollments exceeding 2,000 students annually. Her Nutrition 10 course was voted "Best GE Course" in 2009 and 2010 by the California Aggie, the UC Davis student newspaper. She has received the Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award in 2010 and Excellence in Teaching Award both from the University of California as well as the ASUCD Excellence in Education Award. Dr. Applegate is on the editorial board of the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism. She is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and a member of the Sports and Cardiovascular Nutritionists, a practice group of the American Dietetics Association. She provides nutrition consultation for collegiate and professional athletes as well as food companies and frequently serves as a keynote speaker at industry, athletic and scientific meetings. In addition to her university duties, Dr. Applegate writes the popular "Fridge Wisdom" nutrition column for Runner's World magazine (and has for the past 25 years.) She is also the author of six books on nutrition. She has appeared on international, national and local radio and television shows including the CBS Early Show, Good Morning America, Discovery Channel, CNN and ESPN.
Melanie Cole, M.S.
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