Healthy Living Through Nutrition and Sport

Public Forum at Teagasc Moorepark

Healthy Living Through Nutrition and Sport

Rebel Og Coaching Cork Coaching and Games Cork GDA

Healthy Living Through Nutrition and Sport

Date: Wednesday, 9 December 2015

Venue: Teagasc Food Research Centre, Moorepark, Fermoy, Cork

Time: 19.30 – 21.30

Light refreshments from 19.00; Proceedings start at 19.30 sharp

There is a growing realisation among the public that combining healthy eating with exercise is key to ensuring a healthy and active lifestyle. Sports people and scientists involved in food, nutrition and sports science have been aware of this connection for some time.

If you are an aspiring sports person, are involved in training/coaching sports people or you would just like to learn a bit more about how to combine food and exercise to enhance your level of fitness and health come to Teagasc Moorepark to hear and discuss the latest developments with scientists and sports people who are experienced in this area.

Schedule for the evening:

Presentations & Discussions with presenters and a panel of sports personalities

  • Biology of Fitness covering a discussion on obesity, fitness and diets
    Dr. Niall Moyna, School of Health and Human Performance from DCU
  • Introducing nutritional concepts to Children and Adolescents
    Dr. Sharon Madigan, DBSM Health Centre of Excellence
  • ‘What does all of this have to do with Teagasc?’
    Dr. Paul Cotter, Teagasc Food Research Centre, Moorepark

Facilitated discussion with presenters and panel of sport people including:

  • Tomás O’Shea – Gaelic Football
  • Mike Ross – Rugby
  • Joanne Fearon – Athletics
  • Mark Collins – Gaelic Football
  • Davy Russell – Jockey
  • Ashling Hutchings – Gaelic Football & Rugby
  • Tomás Clancy – Gaelic Football & Hurling

View stands highlighting Teagasc and UCC expertise in the area of Food for Health and meet the scientists who do the work

For further information please contact or call Niamh O’Brien at 025 42313

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