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Glycemic Index and Athletic Performance

Lucia Volpe, Stella Ph.D., R.D., L.D.N., FACSM

ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal: February 2011 - Volume 15 - Issue 1 - p 32–33
doi: 10.1249/FIT.0b013e318201cfb7
COLUMNS: A Nutritionist’s View

Stella Lucia Volpe, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.N, FACSM, is a faculty member in the Division of Biobehavioral and Health Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Her degrees are in both Nutrition and Exercise Physiology; she also is ACSM Exercise Specialist® certified and a registered dietitian. Dr. Volpe’s research focuses on obesity and diabetes prevention using traditional interventions, mineral supplementation, and more recently, by altering the environment to result in greater physical activity and healthy eating. Dr. Volpe is an associate editor of ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal®.

© 2011 American College of Sports Medicine.