Melissa Davis

Evidence-Based Practice for Habit Formation and Goal Acquisition

A Talk by Dr. Melissa Davis (Author and coach at Renaissance Periodization,

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About this Talk

After learning how to eat and train for sport or physique, many still struggle to implement their knowledge and reach their goals. Evidence-based strategies for habit formation can help even the most knowledgeable athlete with adherence and consistency.

About The Speakers

Melissa Davis

Dr. Melissa Davis

Author and coach at Renaissance Periodization,

Dr. Melissa Davis holds a PhD in Neurobiology and Behavior and has 10 years of research experience. Her work has been featured in Scientific American, published in high impact, peer reviewed journals, and recognized by faculty of 1000. She has made a lifelong scientific-hobby of studying sport science and is a life-long athlete and scholar. She has co-authored three books on diet and recovery with Renaissance Periodization and has been invited and spoken at diet and training seminars in Scandanavia, mainland Europe, the UK, Singapore, and Australia as well as across the US. Melissa is currently a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt under Giva Santana at One Jiu Jitsu, and is a multiple time IBJJF Master World Champion. She has also represented the United States in the international Abu Dhabi World Pro Competition on multiple occasions.