Interested in downhill skiing or running a marathon at age 65? Or maybe you want to help older adults in your family maintain mobility and strength? A long and active lifestyle requires preservation of the musculoskeletal system and the intake of certain nutrients can mean the difference between fragility and strength. Nutrient requirements for this body system remain an area of active controversy making it an exciting and dynamic field. This course provides a comprehensive review of the musculoskeletal system and clinically relevant disease states, and evaluates the most current nutrition recommendations for optimal musculoskeletal health.