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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
  • Optimising 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, swimming, football, hockey, boxing, judo, rugby 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.

Our latest Seminar was on the 11th November 2020 – for more details here.

Here’s a taster from the 2016 Seminar:

September 18

Many thanks for hosting us @ballymenaacadem! #BestSconesNI @paula_mcintyre https://…

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September 16

"You can see the hedges nearly moving with birds at times…" #SustainableDairyEU htt…

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September 14

The time has finally come to announce our Best Scone NI finalists! Congratulations…

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September 14

The time has finally come to announce our Best Scone NI finalists! Congratulations…

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September 14

The time has finally come to announce our Best Scone NI finalists! Congratulations…

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September 14

Anaerobic digestion has helped offset 40% of all energy requirements for Lakeland's B…

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September 10

Thank you to Dr Sandra Iuliano @UniMelb & Prof Michelle McKinley @CPH_QUB for a great…

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September 10

With NI farms often passing from generation to generation, those who farm the land kn…

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September 10

Live from #ESPEN2021 Virtual Congress, Dr Sandra Iuliano @UniMelb talks about #DairyM…

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September 10

Prof Michelle McKinley @CPH_QUB @QUBIGFS introduces the EMF symposium at #ESPEN2021…

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September 10

Looking forward to our EMF session later today #ESPEN2021 Virtual Congress with Dr Sa…

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September 09

A sneak peak of our judges!

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September 08

Thompson Harbison has been farming his land for 50 years and maintained a commitment…

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September 08

For more on #FoodMatrix, Dr Sandra Iuliano @UniMelb will be discussing the importance…

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From the farm to the fridge, the Dairy Council for Northern Ireland acts on behalf of the dairy industry, promoting the natural goodness and quality of Northern Ireland milk and dairy products.

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