Nutrition: Applied Performance Practitioner

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This course will enable you to deliver the critical components of nutritional support to your clients. The performance nutritionist faces the challenge of working with deep knowledge about dietetics, complexities of varying needs and physiological types, combined with psycho-behavioural and dynamics associated with food and eating. 

The course will support you to be advise athletes with confidence by prioritising key knowledge and frameworks for support whether you’re supporting individuals or teams; home or on-the-road, or working with areas of risk such as supplementation and making weight mistakes. In so doing this programme will set you up for excellence as a nutritionist.

Course Tutor

Nutrition: Applied Performance Practitioner Supporting Champions
Dr Sophie Killer, Performance Nutrition Programme Course Tutor

Sophie has worked as the Head of Performance Nutrition at British Athletics and Tottenham Hotspur FC and as a senior member of the English Institute of Sport Performance Nutrition team. Sophie was the lead nutritionist for British Athletics, supporting the Olympic and Paralympic Track & Field team throughout the Rio 2016 Games and continues to work in Athletics in a consultancy role in the lead up to Tokyo 2020. 

Sophie has gained a wealth of experience working with a wide range of elite athletes from cyclists, runners, triathletes and extreme sports athletes through to team sports, including leading the nutrition service for British Basketball during the London 2012 Olympic Games and having spent 5 seasons working in Premier League Football.

Sophie is the ideal tutor for the nutrition route having excelled as an applied practitioner in a range of athletic and team based sports. Her research background means she is expertly placed to help you learn an evidence based approach combined with the practicalities of making nutrition work for your athletes.

Course Information

Difficulty: Advanced

Supporting Champions

We utilise the lessons learned from the last 25 years of working in high performance sports and businesses to support and champion you, your teams and systems.

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