Dairy Council Northern Ireland

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Milk It Seminars

Sports nutrition seminars

for nutrition professionals

The Dairy Council organises a series of seminars for sports nutrition professionals. These highlight the latest sports nutrition research and its practical application, including the science behind the role of milk in sport. Top performance nutritionists and sports people also share their experiences of the nutritional challenges faced by athletes in a variety of sports.

Topics have included:

  • Post–exercise recovery strategies
  • Protein and adaptations to training; effects of different protein sources
  • Optimisimg rehydration after exercise
  • Practical nutrition insights from the 2012 & 2016 Olympics and Paralympics
  • Sports nutrition in practice with young people
  • Relative energy deficiency in sport (RED–S)
  • Influences of diet and exercise on bone health in athletes
  • Performance nutrition for rowing, cycling, gymnastics, football and athletics

Nutrition and health professionals can find more detailed information on the seminars, including the speakers’ presentations, on the health professional section of the website.

April 23

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April 19

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April 17

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April 17

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April 16

RT @jillstewart_RD: Such interesting research...we need teamwork and the whole MDT in…

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April 16

A very big thank you to all our speakers today for their fantastic, thought-provoking…

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April 16

RT @NICHE_ULSTER: Fantastic review of the evidence on the beneficial effects of #Dair…

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April 16

Thank you for your contribution too @WardyMw…

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April 16

An insight into the issues surrounding nutrition communication and combating pseudosc…

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April 16

Is there a place for dairy foods in a healthy and #sustainable diet? Dr. Stephan Pete…

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April 16

How the timing of exercise might affect the health benefits! Dr. Brendan Gabriel @DrB…

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April 16

Professor Mary Ward @WardyMw @NICHE_ULSTER presenting the current evidence surroundin…

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April 16

Dr SinĂ©ad Furey @DrSineadFurey @UlsterBizSchool discussing food poverty in Northern…

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April 16

Professor Luc van Loon talking about the importance of protein and physical activity…

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