This award is given to a nutritionist in recognition for their breakthroughs and contributions in field of nutritional research for athletes.
|Be a current member for two consecutive years|
|Active and proven contributor to the NSCA|
|Actively working as a sports scientist researcher and regularly conducting research in areas related to nutrition|
|Not awarded this award previously|
|Nominated by a current member|
Additionally, nominees will need to fill out an evaluation criteria (PDF download) and submit a cover letter, resume/CV, and supporting documentation to firstname.lastname@example.org. Qualifying nominees will also be asked for media/public relations/communication officer contact information, a high resolution head shot (1MB or larger), a short bio, Twitter handle (optional), and a signed media release.
|2017 - Michael Ormsbee, PhD, CSCS, FACSM, FISSN||2009 - Nicholas A. Ratamess Jr, PhD, CSCS,*D|
|2016 - Chad M. Kerksick, PhD, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D||2008 - Jeffery R. Stout, PhD, CSCS,*D|
|2015 - Colin Wilborn, PhD, ATC, CSCS, NSCA-CPT, FISSN||2007 - Andrew C. Fry, PhD, CSCS, FNSCA|
|2014 - Abbie Smith-Ryan, PhD, CSCS,*D, FISSN||2006 - Michael H. Stone, PhD|
|2013 - Joshua Hingst, RD, CSCS, CSCCa, USAW||2005 - Jose Antonio, PhD, CSCS|
|2012 - Marie A. Spano, MS, CSCS||2004 - Joan M. Eckerson, PhD, CSCS|
|2011 - Joel T. Cramer, PhD, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D, FNSCA||2003 - Jeff Volek, PhD, CSCS,*D|
|2010 - Richard B. Kreider, PhD|
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