Auburn Weisensale

Auburn Weisensale joined the University of Pittsburgh athletic department in September 2016 as a Sports Dietitian. Auburn works with baseball, men’s basketball, women’s basketball, cross-country, gymnastics, men’s soccer, women’s soccer, softball, men’s and women’s swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, volleyball, and wrestling teams. Weisensale does team nutrition education as well as one-on-one nutrition counseling. Additional services she provides to the student-athletes include grocery store tours, cooking demos, supplement education, and weekly samples at the fueling station referred to as Taste it Tuesday. Before her time with Pitt, Weisensale worked as a Sports Nutrition Assistant for the University of Florida. While with the Gators, she assisted the men’s and women’s golf, women’s lacrosse and cross country teams. Weisensale also spent time at Indiana University as a Gatorade Sports Nutrition Immersion Program Fellow, working with men’s and women’s tennis, field hockey, and rowing teams. She also assisted with Indiana football, baseball, and volleyball teams. Prior to that, she spent time as an intern for Tara Gidus Nutrition Consulting with the Orlando Magic, University of Central Florida, and run Disney. She also worked as a Sports Nutrition Intern at the University of Virginia. A 2013 graduate of James Madison University with a bachelor of science in dietetics, Weisensale was a four-year letter winner on the field hockey team. She was a four-year NFHCA National Academic Squad member and finished fifth in JMU history in freshman game-winning goals. Weisensale completed her dietetic internship/residency program through the Pennsylvania State University and Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. She went on to pursue her master’s degree in Applied Exercise Science with a concentration in Sports Nutrition from Concordia University Chicago.

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Five Fueling Tips for Adolescent Athletes

Posted by Auburn Weisensale on Aug 29, 2017 7:00:00 PM

The adolescent athlete must meet the nutrition requirements associated with training and competing while also meeting the needs required for growth and development.

In addition to needing high quality food in the right portions, the timing of meals and snacks are an important part of fueling young athletes.

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Topics: Snacks, Fueling your athletes

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