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Dr. Jefferson Brand and Richard (Rich) Hardy, certified athletic trainer and research coordinator, were published again—this time in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior for their research study, "Relationship Between Energy Drink Consumption and Nutrition Knowledge in Student-Athletes." This research study was conducted by utilizing a cross-sectional survey designed to determine the relationship between energy drink consumption and nutrition knowledge in student athletes. 

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Jefferson C. Brand, M.D. and Rich Hardy, Ed.D., A.T.C., research investigation titled “Relationship Between Energy Drink Consumption and Nutrition Knowledge in Student-Athletes” published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior was among the most read articles in the journal. The article received 537 requests for the full-text article. The Most Read articles are compiled quarterly, and these results are for the fourth quarter of 2016.

The Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior (JNEB), the official journal of the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior, is a refereed, scientific periodical that serves as a global resource for all professionals with an interest in nutrition education; nutrition and physical activity behavior theories and intervention outcomes; complementary and alternative medicine related to nutrition behaviors; food environment; food, nutrition, and physical activity communication strategies including technology; nutrition-related economics; food safety education; and scholarship of learning related to these areas.