Diet & The Gut Microbiota
in Athlete Health & Performance
Wednesday 18th March 2020
CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE AND CPD
This NutriWebinar has been endorsed by the British Dietetic Association (BDA) and Association for Nutrition (AfN) for CPD.
Certificates of attendance along with top Q&As will be provided to all attendees once they have viewed the live webinar.
CONTENT AND LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Clear understanding of:
- What the gut microbiota are, and where they come from
- What both probiotics, and prebiotics are and their pros and cons of use
- The current evidence base for the use of probiotics and/or prebiotics in:
Athlete health – URTIs, Exercise Induced Asthma, Gastrointestinal disorders
- Practical recommendations for the use of pre- and probiotics in athletes
Dr Neil Williams
Senior Lecturer in Exercise Physiology and Nutrition within the Department of Sport Science at Nottingham Trent University
Dr Williams’s current research focuses on investigating the role of dietary interventions and the gut microbiota in respiratory health (asthma and upper respiratory symptoms); athlete health and exercise performance. In relation to respiratory health, the research primarily focuses on the use of prebiotic interventions to reduce airway inflammation and asthma severity. Neil is also interested in the role of the gut microbiota in exercise performance and athlete health and whether favourable manipulation through diet using pre- and probiotics can have a positive effect for the athlete and recreational exerciser. Dr Williams has published high quality research over the past five years gaining national and international coverage of his work; and has been an invited speaker at scientific meetings worldwide.
Webinar Host and Moderator
Tanya Haffner, MD RD Nutrilicious.
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