PERFORMANCE THEME

DAY 1 - TUESDAY 19TH DECEMBER 2017

9.00 - 11.00

From theory to practice in sports nutrition    

Studying the elite athlete

Louise Burke (AUS)

Interpreting the data: issues and opportunities

Barry Braun  (USA)

Applying the results: from the lab to the field

Graeme Close (UK)

11.00 - 11.30

Tea/Coffee

11.30 - 12.30

Original Communications

12.30 - 14.00

Lunch

14.00-15.30

The Gut as a limiting organ in endurance sport

Gastrointestinal physiology and exercise

Gethin Evans (UK)

Training the gut for optimum performance

Louise Burke (AUS)

15.30 - 16.00

Tea/Coffee

16.00-17.00

Lessons from a life in science

Barry Braun (USA)

18.30-21.00

Welcome Reception - Q&A with Celebrity Guest, Sir Chris Hoy.   (All Speakers, Delegates and

Exhibitors invited)

 

Venue - “The Venue” Newcastle University Students’ Union.

Sir Chris Hoy is a six-time Olympic track cycling gold medallist and Britain’s most successful Olympian

DAY 2 - WEDNESDAY 20TH DECEMBER 2017

9.00 - 11.00

Assessment of nutritional status

Energy balance and body composition

Dr Javier Gonzalez (UK)

Micronutrient status

Susan Lanham-New (UK)

11.00 - 11.30

Tea/Coffee

11.30-12.30

Muscle plasticity: what can molecular biology tell us?

Lee Hamilton (UK)

12.30 - 14.00

Lunch

14.00-14.45

Oral health of athletes

Ian Needleman

14.45-15.30

Protein requirements and recommendations for strength and endurance athletes:  An update

Olly Witard (UK)

15.30 - 16.00

Tea/Coffee

16.00-17.30

Applied sports nutrition

Relative Energy Deficiency in Sports (REDS): does it exist in combat sports?

James Morton (UK)

Team sports

Graeme Close (UK)

DAY 3 - THURSDAY 21ST DECEMBER 2017

9.00-10.45

New ideas on nutrition and health

Personalised nutrition

John Mathers

Chronobiology of eating

John Hawley (AUS)

10.45 - 11.15

Tea/Coffee

11.15-12.30

Periodised nutrition

Cellular effects

John Hawley (AUS)

Laboratory investigations of performance

Louise Burke (AUS)

Periodised nutrition in practice

James Morton (UK)

12.30-13.15

2 hour marathon update

Andy Jones (UK)

13.15 - 14.00

Lunch

14.00-15.00

Is it time for sport and exercise nutrition to embrace the qualitative research world?

Qualitative methodologies - Introduction

Graeme Close (UK)

Sport-specific examples -

Jockey Data

Mixed Martial Art Data

Round Table Discussion

Dan Martin (UK)

Ben Crighton (UK)

15.00-16.00

Closing session: Something new about supplements

10 Experts, 10 Answers

NUTRITION, EXERCISE AND HEALTH THEME

DAY 1 - TUESDAY 19TH DECEMBER 2017

9.00-11.00

From theory to practice in sports nutrition

Studying the elite athlete

Louise Burke (AUS)

Interpreting the data: issues and opportunities

Barry Braun  (USA)

Applying the results: from the lab to the field

Graeme Close (UK)

11.00 - 11.30

Tea/Coffee

11.30-12.15

Antioxidant supplements: potential health benefits

Emma Stevenson (UK)

12.15-13.00

Effects of meal and exercise timing on cardiometabolic health

James Betts (UK)

13.00 - 14.00

Lunch

14.00-15.30

Novel dietary assessment methods followed by panel discussion

Emma Foster (UK) assisted by

Timur Osadchiy

15.30 - 16.00

Tea/Coffee

16.00-17.00

Lessons from a life in science

Barry Braun (USA)

18.30-21.00

Welcome Reception -  Q&A with Celebrity Guest, Sir Chris Hoy.   (All Speakers, Delegates and

Exhibitors invited)  

Venue - “The Venue” Newcastle University Students’  Union.

Sir Chris Hoy is a six-time Olympic track cycling gold medallist and Britain’s most successful Olympian  

DAY 2 - WEDNESDAY 20TH DECEMBER 2017

9.00-11.00

Assessment of nutritional status

Energy balance and body composition

Javier Gonzalez (UK)

Micronutrient status

Susan Lanham-New (UK)

11.00 - 11.30

Tea/Coffee

11.30-12.30

Liver Glycogen Metabolism During and After Exercise

Javier Gonzalez (UK)

12.30 - 14.00

Lunch

14.00-14.45

Nutrition and exercise influences on bone health

Susan Lanham-New (UK)

14.45-15.30

Original Communications

15.30 - 16.00

Tea/Coffee

16.00-17.30

Weight loss supplements

Efficacy

Ron Maughan (UK)

Adverse effects

Ron Maughan (UK)

DAY 3 - THURSDAY 21ST DECEMBER 2017

9.00-10.45

New ideas on nutrition and health

Personalised nutrition

John Mathers

Chronobiology of eating

John Hawley (AUS)

10.45 - 11.15

Tea/Coffee

11.15-12.00

Beetroot juice: potential health benefits

Andy Jones (UK)

12.00-12.45

Cell signalling and the aging process: the role of diet and exercise

Lee Hamilton (UK)

12.45 - 14.00

Lunch

14.00-15.00

Is it time for sport and exercise nutrition to embrace the qualitative research world?

Qualitative methodologies

Graeme Close

Sport-specific examples -

Jockey Data

Mixed Martial Art Data

Round Table Discussion

Dan Martin (UK)

Ben Crighton (UK)

15.00-16.00

Closing session: Something new about supplements

10 Experts, 10 Answers