Advances in sports nutrition science continue to provide valuable information to optimise training and performance in athletes.
The BNF sports nutrition conference on 9 June 2014 included presentations on some of the most significant and relevant topics including injury and illness prevention, training adaptation and competition performance.
Monday 9th June 2014, Sainsbury's Conference Centre, London EC1
Full Programme. Chair: Dr Kevin Currell, Head of Performance Nutrition, English Institute of Sport
13.30 Introduction from the Chair
13.40 Dr Kevin Currell, Head of Performance Nutrition, English Institute of Sport
Nutrition in elite sport
14.00 Dr Craig Sale, Research Coordinator for the Sport, Health and Performance Enhancement Research Group, Nottingham Trent University
Sports nutrition and bone metabolism - lessons for injury prevention
14.30 Dr Glen Davison, Lecturer in Exercise Physiology & Sport Nutrition, University of Kent
Colostrum and Immunity in athletes: A role in reducing infection and gut permeability?
15.00 Professor Jason Ellis Director of the Northumbria Centre for Sleep Research
Sports nutrition, sleep and performance
15.30 Dr Andy Philp, Lecturer in Integrative Physiology, School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Birmingham
The use of fasting and glycogen depletion to enhance skeletal muscle adaptation to training
16.00 Panel Discussion