We are grateful to the contributors who helped to enhance the chapters’ content and readability and ensured the accuracy and quality of the content. These contributors graciously lent their insights and skills to enhancing the value of the text to students. Our sincerest appreciation to Diana K. Castellanos, PhD, RD, who contributed to Chapters 1 and 2; Michelle Futrell, MA, ATC, SCAT, who contributed to Chapter 3; Dana Angelo White, MS, ATC, RD, who co-authored Chapter 5; Monica Grages, BS, MS, RD, LD, who authored Box 9-1; Sabrena Jo, MS, who authored the multiple choice questions for Chapters 3, 4, and 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16; and Bethany Pianca, MA, RD who helped with several features and sample answers for much of the text.
A special thank you to the external reviewers who ensured the accuracy and quality of the information. They carefully evaluated each chapter and provided extremely valuable feedback and recommendations to improve the quality of the text.