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Hosted jointly by SENr and BDA Sports Nutrition Specialist Group, the showcase series has gained a fantastic reputation, focusing on sport and exercise nutrition hot topics.

The last Sport Nutrition Showcase was held on 17 May 2019 at Liverpool John Moores University with talks on hydration, RED-S and more alongside the bite-sized nutrition session and tours.

Speakers included:

Dr Ben Desbrow, Associate Professor in Clinical and Sports Nutrition, Program Director Bachelor of Nutrition & Dietetics (Hon), Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia on the influence of recovery stations on acute fluid and nutrient intake in recreational runners

Dr James Morton, Liverpool John Moores University and Dr Kirsty Elliott-Sale, Associate Professor of Female Physiology, Nottingham Trent University presented a joint session on Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S) the male and female perspective

Dr Dan Martin, Post Doctoral Researcher, Liverpool John Moores University & Performance Nutritionist, Professional Jockeys Association on Development & Implementation of an Industry-Specific Nutrition Education & Behaviour Change Platform

Nessan Costello, Performance Nutritionist, PhD Student & Lecturer, Leeds United Football Club, Leeds Rhinos Rugby Football League Club & Leeds Beckett University on Snap-N-Send: Do We Really Know What Athletes Are Eating?

Dr Julia Bone, Performance Nutritionist, Sport Northern Ireland Sports Institute on DXA Gold Standard or Gold Plated? Standardisation & measurement errors in body composition assessment; Marcus Hannon, PhD candidate - Liverpool John Moores University, Performance Nutritionist - Everton FC (Academy) & Northampton Saints RFC on Every Feed Counts: The Energy Requirements of Elite Youth Footballers

Dr Terri Paulson, Performance Nutrition Paralympic Lead, Performance Nutritionist GB Canoeing & England Netball (EIS) on Nutrition for the Paralympic Athlete: Does it differ?  

The next showcase is being planned for May 2020.