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