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Science of the Rams

The jocks and geeks of Ryerson have found something to work together on.

The school of nutrition and the varsity athletics department have partnered on a program to increase the efficiency of athlete exercise.

The Nutrition and Exercise Testing Lab (NExT) has state-of-the-art equipment to find data that they can then use to provide more accurate recommendations to athletes’ training schedules.

“At the end of the day, you have to train on a regular basis, but if you can train smart, then you’re going to end up with athletes who are better athletes,” says Nick Bellissimo, assistant professor at the school of nutrition.

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