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Karen Reznik Dolins

Professional Background

Educational Background

BA in Biology, Washington University, 1977
MA in Nutrition, New York University, 1982
MEd in Applied Physiology, Teacher's College, Columbia University 1998
EdD in Nutrition Education, Teacher's College, Columbia University 2000

Scholarly Interests

Nutrition requirements of female athletes (doctoral dissertation),
Nutrition requirements of endurance athletes,
The role of exercise in weight management

Selected Publications

How Men and Women are Different: A Nutrition and Fitness Perspective. The Nation’s Nutrition. Deckelbaum 2007.

Sports nutrition for children. Pediatric Nutrition in Chronic Diseases and Developmental Disorders.

Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment. Second Edition. Edited by Shirley Walberg Ekvall and Valli K. Ekvall 2005.

Micronutrient requirements of physically active women: what can we learn from iron? American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 81(5):2005.

“How Dry I Am.” Tennis Week. 32(1):2005.

Effect of Variable Carbohydrate Intake on Exercise Performance in Female Endurance Cyclists. International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism. 13(4):2003.

Rethinking Sports Nutrition Advice for Women. ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal. Sept 2000.

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HBSV 4150: Sports nutrition

For nonmajors only. A practical course designed to assist health professionals give the most accurate and up-to-date information to active people to help them improve health and performance. Integration of principles of nutrition and exercise physiology and application to exercising individuals. Topics for discussion include energy expenditure, fuel substrate metabolism, specific nutrient needs, hydration, and weight issues for exercising individuals and athletes.

HBSV 5593: Nutrition in exercise and sport

Discussions of interactions between exercise and nutrition as applied to health and fitness. Controversial topics emphasized. Majors in nutrition are eligible to enroll during their second year of study. (See also section on the interdisciplinary Applied Physiology and Nutrition degree program in this catalog.)