Victoria Prendiville will be delivering a workshop for the West Wales Regional Council on “Building a Solid foundation to Nutrition”
Friday 6th March
6.30pm to 8.30pm
Aberavon Beach Hotel, SA12 6QP
To attend you must be an affiliated Welsh Athletics club athlete in school year 8 to adult, a parent of an affiliated athlete or a UKA club coach.
Tickets are £5pp and there is a limit of 60 places. The workshop is suitable for athletes from all running, jumping and throwing disciplines.
Victoria is a clinical Dietitian with over 17 years experience in the NHS. Currently the service lead for the Nutrition and Dietetic Service for Hywel Dda University Health Board. She has a post graduate degree in Sport and Exercise performance Nutrition and is a SENR Registered sport and exercise performance Nutritionist. The SENR Register (Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register) holds the names of professionals that have the highest level of qualifications, knowledge, skills and competencies to support athletes from recreational up to elite level. She is also a UKAD Anti doping adviser, part of the Sports Wales Nutrition Network and a committee member of the National Sports Nutrition Group.
She sees athletes of all ages from recreational up to elite level in all different sporting disciplines. Working with athletes on an individual level, coaches and performance teams.
Her aim is always to meet individual athlete goals supporting health, well being and performance. As a triathlete, working mum and business woman she understands the practical challenges that meeting nutritional requirements and balancing these with the demands of sport and every day life can have and will always strive to support athletes, coaches and parents with Simple yet effective nutrition messages. She aims to educate and inspire young athletes to become self sufficient over time, taking responsibility for their nutrition and hydration and always promotes interventions that can be followed as a lifestyle.
What is performance nutrition?
The importance of Energy and the risks of energy deficiency
Vitamins and minerals
The performance meal Wheel and how to balance meals
Fuelling and hydration
Supplements in sport
Risks associated with energy deficiency and RED-S