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Sports Nutrition at UPMC Sports Medicine

Sports Nutrition at UPMC Sports Medicine

Whatever sport you play or recreational activity you enjoy, our sports medicine professionals understand the key role nutrition plays in achieving optimal health, fitness, and athletic performance. Our sports and performance dietitian will help you understand, plan, and execute a personalized nutrition program that will enhance nutrition for daily living, training, competition, and recovery.

To learn more about our program and pricing, call 724-720-3081 or email

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We offer a comprehensive suite of nutrition-based assessments, testing, and counseling services. Our team integrates individualized nutrition strategies that compliment strength and conditioning, and rehabilitation programs developed by our performance experts, physical therapists, and physicians here at UPMC Sports Medicine.

Want to hear from our past clients? Read our sports nutrition patient stories.

Sports Nutrition Education

Learn more about sports nutrition with this series of brief educational videos. From hydration and supplements to gluten-free guidance and the best foods for pre- and post-workout, our registered dietitian nutritionist covers it all.

View Our Video Playlist

Nutrition Programs Tailored to Meet Your Sports Performance Goals

Our sports performance nutrition assessment and consultation determines an athlete’s nutrition needs based on sport or activity, energy needs, body composition, and performance goals. Our assessments are individualized and include specific strategies and tactics to help the athlete reach and maintain optimal performance. These consist of a 60-minute initial consult, followed by 30-minute follow-up appointments. Please contact us for pricing.

Areas of Focus

  • Daily nutrition needs.
  • Macronutrient and micronutrient assessment.
  • Targeted hydration, electrolyte, and fluid recommendations.
  • Performance fueling recommendations.
  • Game day and competition prep.
  • Sleep hygiene.
  • Sports and performance supplementation safety and assessment.
  • Travel nutrition and fueling on the go.
  • Immune health.
  • Injury, rehabilitation, and return to play nutrition.
  • Allergies and intolerances.
  • Meal and snack preparation.
  • Periodized nutrition programming.

Services We Offer

  • Sports performance and nutrition testing, assessments, and consultations.
  • Meal planning and cooking demonstrations.
  • Corporate and team workshops and presentations.
  • School sports performance nutrition consultations.
  • Fuel and hydration station programming and development.
  • Travel and competition fueling strategies.
  • Supplement safety and assessment.

Athletic Performance Testing

Our associated lab’s capabilities allow us to receive quick, reliable data on which to base a sports performance nutrition plan specifically tailored to you.

Examples of our testing include:

  • Body Composition and Analysis
  • Aerobic Capacity/Lactate Threshold Test
  • Sweat Testing and Analysis
  • Resting Metabolic Rate Test
  • VO2 Testing
  • Power/Wingate Test

Our Partners

In addition to offering individual consultations, our team provides expert sports nutrition services to elite local partners, including:

Our Expert



Mike DiBiasi is a registered dietitian nutritionist, a board-certified sports dietitian, a certified exercise physiologist, and a certified strength and conditioning specialist. He specializes in sport and performance nutrition, exercise testing and assessment, and body composition analysis.

Mike earned both his bachelor and master of science degrees in nutrition and dietetics from the University of Pittsburgh, and a second master of science in applied exercise science from Concordia University of Wisconsin. He is also an adjust instructor for the University of Pittsburgh Sports Science Program and the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee Biokinesiology and Nutritional Sciences Program.

Mike is the director of Sports Nutrition at UPMC Sports Medicine. He supports and provides performance nutrition services to several NCAA collegiate athletic programs, numerous high schools, rehabilitation clients, recreational athletes, professional sports teams, Olympic athletes, and more.

Our Locations

UPMC Rooney Sports Complex
3200 S. Water St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15203

UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex
8000 Cranberry Springs Drive
Cranberry Township, PA 16066

Contact Sports Nutrition at UPMC Sports Medicine

To learn more about our program and pricing or make an appointment, call 724-720-3081 or email

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