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For current and aspiring performance nutritionists! The IOPN (Institute of Performance Nutrition) "We Do Science" Podcast, hosted by Dr Laurent Bannock, features a wide variety of leading guest experts (elite practitioners and scientists) with expertise in sport and exercise nutrition & related fields relevant to 'real-world' practice.

Nov 12, 2014

Episode 20 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss 'Unleashing The Power of Food' with Dr Kevin Currell, Head of Performance Nutrition at the English Institute of Sport ( In this session we get into:

  • The diffreemce between winning and losing in elite sport
  • The Power of food in performance
  • Elite athletes as 'outliers'
  • Performance Nutritionists as 'Scientists' or 'Engineers'?
  • Key knowledge and skills requred to work as a nutritonist in elite sport
  • Scope of practice for performance nutritionists

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