Dr. Campbell explains (with scientific evidence) the proper amounts of protein that athletes should ingest on a daily basis. He also makes the distinction between protein needs and optimal protein intake to maximize training adaptations. An evidence-based approach is taken to examine these common issues in relation to protein intake for athletes.
Bill I. Campbell, PhD, CSCS, FISSN, is assistant professor and director of the Exercise and Performance Nutrition Laboratory at the University of South Florida, a research laboratory dedicated to innovation in sport nutrition research. As a researcher and author, Campbell has published more than 100 scientific abstracts and papers related to sport nutrition and enhancement of sport performance. In addition, Campbell has published more than 50 articles for health and fitness magazines (print and electronic media). He is a paid consultant to professional sport team organizations and sport entertainment corporations and has lectured on various topics related to sport nutrition and exercise performance to audiences spanning five nations and four continents. He was the lead author on the International Society of Sports Nutrition’s Position Stand: Protein and Exercise, which addresses some of the common questions and myths regarding protein intake and supplementation for athletes and physically active people.
Campbell is a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), and the International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN). Campbell is also a fellow of ISSN and serves on the organization’s advisory board.
He received his PhD in exercise, nutrition, and preventive health from Baylor University in 2007. During that same year, he also received the Outstanding Doctoral Student Award for research and teaching. In 2009, Campbell received the Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award from the University of South Florida.
The Raising the Bar webinar series provides personal trainers, group fitness instructors, strength and conditioning coaches, students, and other fitness enthusiasts with another avenue to obtain practical fitness information and education. We have covered a wide range of topics, some of which include stretching, group fitness instruction, nutrition, balance training, and aquatic exercise.