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Dairy Council

Sports Nutrition Seminar 2017

The Dairy Council for Northern Ireland is hosting a sports nutrition seminar on the evening of Tuesday 21st November at W5, Odyssey, Belfast.

Prof Susan Lanham–New from the University of Surrey will examine the influences of diet and exercise on bone health in athletes, including the potential role of milk. Danielle Logue from University College Dublin will update the audience on the latest research on relative energy deficiency in sport.

The seminar will also consider the challenges of athletes with disordered eating, and the growing incidence of orthorexia particularly among young athletes. It will help raise the audience’s awareness and knowledge of some of the difficulties faced.Sports and eating disorder specialist dietitian Renee McGregor and GB marathon and ultra–distance runner Holly Rush will share their practical sports nutrition insights.

The seminar will be chaired by Dr Sharon Madigan, Head of Performance Nutrition, Sport Ireland Institute.

It will begin at 5:15pm, with refreshments available from 4:30 pm, and finish at 7:15pm.

Please download the invitation for full programme and speaker details.

There is no charge for this event. Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Bookings should be made no later than 17th November 2017.

To reserve your place, please fill in the booking form below or respond with your details via email to carole@foodcommunications.co.uk or sportsnutrition@dairycouncil.co.uk

For further information or queries please contact:

Dr Carole Lowis on 01751 430 158 or the Dairy Council for Northern Ireland on 028 9077 0113 ex 221.