June 7, 2018 – Clearwater Beach, Florida
Richard B. Kreider, PhD, FACSM, FISSN, FACN, FNAK, Executive Director of the Human Clinical Research Facility and Director of the Exercise & Sport Nutrition Lab, was honored by the International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) with the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition to his outstanding contributions to sport nutrition science and the society. This is the second time the ISSN has bestowed this award on a scientist (Dr. Roger Harris, 2011).
Dr. Kreider is a cofounder of the ISSN, founding editor-in-chief of the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, and has been a key leader in the development of the field of exercise and sport nutrition through research and practice. His students and colleagues have published over 180 articles and book chapters, presented over 400 research abstracts, been cited over 10,000 times in the literature, received over $24 million in funding, and have been instrumental in developing exercise and nutrition guidelines and position stands for exercise and sport. Additionally, in expanding the global interest in sport nutrition science.
Dr. Kreider noted “This is a very humbling honor which is a tribute to all of the efforts of my current and former students, colleagues, sponsors, and research participants over the last 30 years who have contributed to our research efforts through the Exercise & Sport Nutrition Lab (ESNL). We are proud of the impact our work has had in moving the field of exercise and nutritional science forward and helping develop the ISSN into the international leader in sport nutrition science and practice.”
The ESNL is housed in the Human Clinical Research Facility and offers sponsored research and fee for service support for conducting exercise and nutrition-related studies.