The Distinguished Lecture Series in
Sports Medicine at Hope College will examine sports
nutrition on Tuesday, April 4, at 7 p.m. in the Maas Center.
The public is invited. Admission is free.
The talk, "Sports Nutrition: Fact and
Fiction," will be presented by Dr. Robert Murray of the
Gatorade Sports Institute. Murray will review issues to
consider when evaluating the claims made by the
manufacturers of sports nutrition products. He notes that
while some products provide demonstrable benefits, others
lack scientific backing in support of the promises of their
The Distinguished Lecture Series in Sports
Medicine is designed for health care professionals with an
interest in physically active patients, and is intended for
students, educators and clinicians alike. It is co-
sponsored by Holland Community Hospital, GNA Rehabilitation
Professionals and the college.