Nutrition and Sports Webinar by Dr Ricardo Costa and Sarah Jenner
11:00AM - 12:00PM Friday 30th October
A webinar presented on behalf of the NSA Melbourne group. Dr Ricardo Costa from the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food at Monash University will present on Exercise-Induced Gastrointestinal Syndrome- Nutritional influences. Sarah Jenner from Latrobe University and the Carlton Football Club will present on Assessing dietary behaviours and food choice of Australian Football athletes – Practical Applications of industry based research.
Untangling the rainbow: The implications of plant-based eating patterns
12.00 PM - 1.00 PM Friday 27th September
Speaker: Dr Yasmine C Probst
Yasmine Probst is an Associate Professor with the School of Medicine at the University of Wollongong and Research Fellow at the Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute. She holds dual Masters degrees in Dietetics and Health Informatics and is recognised as an Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian with the Dietitians Association of Australia and a Fellow of the Australasian College of Health Informatics. Yasmine teaches a key research theory subject within the Nutrition and Dietetic programs at the University of Wollongong. Her research and teaching focuses on nutrition informatics targeting food composition and its application to nutrition practice. Yasmine has published widely and presented her work at a number of national and international conferences.
What if we could all meet public health recommendations for diet and physical activity? Implications for Cardiovascular disease deaths in Australia by Dr Laura Alston, hosted by the NSA Tasmania group.
12.00 PM - 1.00 PM Monday 21st September AEST
Dr Alston is a National Heart Foundation post-doctoral research fellow within the Global Obesity Centre, Institute for Health Transformation at Deakin University. Laura is a World Heart Federation Emerging Leader fellow and an accredited practising dietitian and with a research interest in preventable rural health inequalities, rural food environments and nutrition, as well as the role of health services in prevention of cardiovascular diseases across rural Australia.
This webinar presents findings from modelling the impact of dietary intake change on cardiovascular mortality across rural and metropolitan Australia.