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Natalie Christensen, MS, RDN, CSSD, LD

SCORE Program Director/Sports Dietitian

MS, Idaho State University
BS, Idaho State University

Courses Taught

Sports Nutrition 

Research Interests

Sports Nutrition
Nutrition impact on mental health


  • Christensen N, van Woerden I, Aubuchon-Endsley NL, Fleckenstein P, Olsen J, Blanton C. Diet Quality and Mental Health Status among Division 1 Female Collegiate Athletes during the COVID-19 Pandemic. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2021; 18(24):13377.
  • Coping during COVID: Nutrition Wellness through Mindful Eating [presenter]. Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES) online webinar. May 2020. 
  • Down the Rabbit Hole: The Wild World of Distorted Food Trends [presenter]. SHAPE Conference 2019. 
  • Nutrition Culture and Wellness in Sport: Key Strategies [presenter]. Idaho State University Positive Body Image Symposium 2019.
  • Christensen, N., Bodkin, S. Feed Your Psyche: Nutritional Neuroscience Basics. Idaho State University Wellness Seminar Series. Pocatello, Idaho. October 2018 and November 2018.
  • Nutrition Wellness in Sport: Key Strategies. [presenter] Idaho Athletic Administrators Association Conference (IAAA). Boise, Idaho. April 2018. 


  • Preceptor, Idaho State University Dietetic Internship
  • Member, Pocatello Dietitians
  • Member, Idaho State University Dietetic Advisory Committee
  • Chair, Aspire Human Services Human Rights Committee

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