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Biomarker Testing as a Preventive Health Strategy

Date: Monday, Feb 24, 2020

Description: Luke Pryor, clinical assistant professor in exercise and nutrition sciences at the University at Buffalo and Liz Fusco, performance dietitian US Rowing, present a discussion on how US Rowing uses biomarker testing as a preventive athlete monitoring tool to help identify risk for and correct nutritional deficiencies and signs of overreaching.

They highlight the unique collaboration among US Rowing, the University at Buffalo, and Quest Diagnostics in designing an efficient testing program and building a strong culture around its use. They also examine real-world case studies in which actionable biomarker data helped optimize nutrition and training protocols for maximized health and performance.


Fusco, LIz, MS, RDN
Performance Dietitian
US Rowing 

Pryor, Luke, PhD, ATC, CSCS
Clinical Assistant Professor in Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
University at Buffalo