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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.

Jun 26, 2019

Episode 114 of the Guru Performance 'We Do Science' podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss "The Global Sports Nutrition Practitioner" with Dan Kings MSc MBA (Assistant Director Sports Science, Aspetar, Qatar).

In this session we get into:

  • Cultural diversity and its relevance to the sports nutritionist, sport scientist, S&C Coach etc
  • The global sports nutritionist: what does this mean and why it's important to become one
  • Cultural differences (i.e. beliefs, traditions, social and religious traits etc)
  • Practitioner competencies and the vital importance of developing and enhancing "soft skills"
  • CQ: defining "Cultural Intelligence" and its importance to the practitioners' "soft skills"
  • Implications to both research and practice in sport & exercise science and nutrition

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