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eTalk #6 - Nutrition in injury management

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Physiotherapy is a key factor in injury management but were you aware that your clients’ rehabilitation can be negatively impacted by poor nutrition or further enhanced and supported with good nutritional management? In this eTalk Simone Austin, Advanced Sports Dietitian, provides insights into some of the key nutritional considerations when managing injuries (for athletes and the general active population alike). Learn about the different food groups that can play a role to support your client’s optimal recovery. Nutrition, particularly in the athlete population, requires an individualised approach. This eTalk therefore is general in nature and it is always receommended to seek the advice of an SDA accredited sports dietitian. Sports Dietitians are always happy to collaborate with their fellow health professionals.



Simone Austin is an Advanced Sports Dietitian and President of Sports Dietitians Australia. A passion for optimising performance and health through nutrition has seen Simone achieve an impressive 20+ year career. Simone has been the dietitian for Hawthorn Football Club since 2009, experiencing three premiership wins so far. Her expertise has also led to two World Cups and an Ashes with The Australian Men’s Cricket Team and a premiership with Melbourne Storm Rugby League Club. Simone’s knowledge was also experienced by Melbourne City A-League Football Club (four years), Melbourne Rebels Rugby Union Club inaugural season and six years with Western Bulldogs AFL. As a media spokesperson for Dietitians Association of Australia Simone regularly provides guest commentary on TV and radio and writes articles for print and online publications. Simone is now a published author with her first book Eat Like an Athlete.



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