Dr. Lenka H. Shriver
Dr. Lenka H. Shriver is an Associate Professor in the Department of Nutrition at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). She competed in women’s tennis at the NCAA Division I level between 1997 and 2001. She earned a doctoral degree in Nutritional Sciences and served as a faculty member in the Department of Nutritional Sciences at Oklahoma State University between 2006 and 2013 before moving to North Carolina in 2013. Her work in the area of sports nutrition is primarily focused on examining dietary intake, eating habits/attitudes, and body composition changes among high school and college athletes. Over the last 10 years, she has coordinated and delivered nutrition education presentations and workshops to a variety of collegiate, high school, and amateur athletic teams. Dr. Shriver’s goal in research and practice is to help individuals optimize diet quality and promote positive body image while reducing unhealthy eating behaviors among former and current athletes. Her goals and passion for healthy eating and exercise are reflected in the content of the Moving On! program, which she helped develop as part of the NCAA Innovations in Research and Practice (2016) grant-funded project.