Tiffany Harrison, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN

Lecturer

Tiffany Harrison, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN
(615) 898-5130
Room 104, Ellington Human Sciences Building (EHS)
MTSU Box 86, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • MS, East Carolina University (2013)
  • BS, East Carolina University (2009)

Areas of Expertise

Sports nutrition and the application of evidence based sports medical nutrition therapy.

Body composition, nutrition assessment, and supplement safety education for NCAA Division I athletes and U.S. military populations.

Pediatric nutrition in the area of food allergies, GI disorders, Autism, and other special high nutrition risk populations.

Biography

Tiffany Harrison, a faculty member since 2015, serves as Lecturer at Middle Tennessee State University and is a Board Certified Sports Dietitian. She has developed and currently teaches Sports Nutrition curriculum to Exercise Science and Athletic Training students. Prior to joining the faculty at MTSU, she developed sports nutrition, weight management, and supplement safety programming for military warfighters in the United States Air Force Fitness Program.

Currently, she collaborates...

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Tiffany Harrison, a faculty member since 2015, serves as Lecturer at Middle Tennessee State University and is a Board Certified Sports Dietitian. She has developed and currently teaches Sports Nutrition curriculum to Exercise Science and Athletic Training students. Prior to joining the faculty at MTSU, she developed sports nutrition, weight management, and supplement safety programming for military warfighters in the United States Air Force Fitness Program.

Currently, she collaborates with MTSU Sports Medicine to provide sports medical nutrition therapy, team education, supplement safety, and implementation of recovery fuels during play and in fueling areas for MTSU NCAA Division I athletes.

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Publications

Schildhouse, J & Harrison, T. (2017) 6 Food Myths You Can Forget. Oxygen  https://www.oxygenmag.com/nutrition/6-food-myths-forget-12427  

Harrison, T. (2016) Nutrition and Health for Practitioners: Coming Up with a Plan That Works. Bankers Healthcare Group https://bankershealthcaregroup.com/blog/nutrition-and-health-for-practitioners-coming-up-with-a-plan-that-works/

Presentations

Harrison, T. (2020) Nutritional Strategies in Soft Tissue Injury and the use of Gelatin and Vitamin C. Tennessee Athletic Trainers’ Society Annual Meeting & Clinical Symposium, Nashville TN.  

Parker, A., Faibish, M., Hansen, N., Harrison, T. (2018) Initiating Sports Nutrition Programs on a Small Budget. Drug Free Sport. https://www.drugfreesport.com/courses/initiating-sports-nutrition-programs-on-a-small-budget/

Research / Scholarly Activity

URECA Grant Undergrate Research and Mentorship (2019-2020) Gelatin and vitamin C intervention in college football athletes: A retrospective case study. (In progress)