Actions and Detail Panel
WSP Club Development Series - Nutrition Seminar for Athletes & Club Players
Mon 8 May 2017, 18:30 – 21:30 IST
Who is this Seminar suitable for?
Coaches, Referees, Players, Parents
What will the Seminar cover?
The Seminar will focus on how to use food to optimise an athlete’s health, recovery and energy levels. The Seminar presenter, Stephen Barrett will aim to dispel some common nutrition myths and give practical recommendations on how to apply nutritional strategies used by professional athletes into our own everyday lives. This seminar will help people to begin to think differently about food and start realising the true power it can have on our health, wellbeing and performance.
Seminar Presenter - Mr. Stephen Barrett
Stephen is an Assistant Lecturer in Sport Science at the Department of Health, Sport and Exercise Science in WIT. He is also Performance Director with Ireland’s first UCI Professional Cycling Team, Aqua Blue Sport, and has been the Nutritionist and Rehabilitation Coach for the Waterford Senior Hurling Team for the past three seasons. As Performance Director with Aqua Blue Sport, Sports Physiology plays a key role in analysing and optimising rider development, training and high-performance programmes to enable the riders and team to perform at the highest level possible. Stephen obtained his MSc Exercise Physiology from Loughborough University in 2009. Stephen is a former elite track cyclist having won three national titles and competed at European and World Championship level for Ireland in both Cycling and Triathlon. He has worked as a coach and sport scientist with amateur and professional athletes from a range of sports, including Football, Rugby, Boxing, Rowing, Formula 1, Athletics, Basketball, Triathlon and Cycling.