Sport & exercise nutrition events

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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 Sport Nutrition Showcase returns 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! Bookings open



  • SENr Member £100.00
  • Sport Nutrition Specialist Group Member £100.00
  • BDA Member £110.00
  • Sport Nutrition Students £100.00
  • BDA Student Members £100.00
  • Non Member £135.00



We are looking forward to hearing from these great and inspiring speakers;

  • Dr Ben Desbrow, Associate Professor in Clinical and Sports Nutrition, Program Director Bachelor of Nutrition & Dietetics (Hon), Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia
  • Dr James Morton, Liverpool John Moores University 
  • Dr Kirsty Elliott-SaleAssociate Professor of Female Physiology, Nottingham Trent University
  • Dr Dan Martin, Post Doctoral Researcher, Liverpool John Moores University & Performance Nutritionist, Professional Jockeys Association
  • Nessan Costello, Performance Nutritionist, PhD Student & Lecturer, Leeds United Football Club, Leeds Rhinos Rugby Football League Club & Leeds Beckett University
  • Dr Julia Bone, Performance Nutritionist, Sport Northern Ireland Sports Institute
  • Marcus Hannon, PhD candidate - Liverpool John Moores University, Performance Nutritionist - Everton FC (Academy) & Northampton Saints RFC
  • Dr Terri Paulson, Performance Nutrition Paralympic Lead,   Performance Nutritionist GB Canoeing & England Netball (EIS)


Find out more about the line up


The bite-sized nutrition sessions were a highlight of 2018 and looking forward to the return, this year we are delighted the following will be presented;


  • Have WADA Thrown Us Under the Bus When it Comes to Cannabis Oil? with Professor Graeme Close, Liverpool John Moores University
  • We are Guinness World Record Breaking Sports Nutritionists! with Phil Woodbridge Buckinghamshire New University and TASS Sports and Jahna Drunis, St Marys University
  • Are Women Just Small Men? with Dr Kirsty Elliott-Sale, Nottingham Trent University
  • Managing Catering Expectations in Performance Sport with Eoghan Hickey, Performance Nutritionist, Sport Wales
  • Energy Balance of an International Goalkeeper Across the Congested Fixture Period in the English Championship: A Case Study with Andrew Jenkinson, Leeds United Football Club
  • Maximising Impact in Sports Nutrition: Networking Hard or Hardly Networking? with Liam Oliver, MSc Sport and Exercise Nutrition, Leeds Beckett University
  • Nutrition Support For a Para-powerlifter with Debbie Smith, Leeds Beckett University
  • ‘Magic Beans’ or Progress Bars? with Hilary Wickett, Cardiff Metropolitan University

The rules - Each presenter is allowed 5 minutes to engage the audience on their chosen topic with 20 slides, automatically moving every 15 seconds. It's fast it's exciting and you can be part of it! Register now


The showcase is open to anyone with an occupational interest in sport nutrition including;

  • those working in or aspiring to work in the sport and exercise nutrition field
  • Sport Dietitians / Sport Nutritionists
  • Students (either on a Sport Nutrition or relevant course or an interest in working in the field)

It is also a fantastic opportunity to hear research updates, information about practice and careers in SENr and a chance to meet your SENr Board.


We thank our sponsors for their support. Bam Organic, Informed Sport, NSF International and host venue Liverpool John Moores University.


We held our last showcase on Friday 11 May 2018, the day was filled was inspiring and current talks from a range of professionals. There were over 130 sport and exercise nutrition practitioners, dietitians and students making the day our best showcase to date!  The full post-match report is now available.

There is information on SENr membership and SENr has its own dedicated website with updates, membership information and the SENr register are available