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HIEDA – Sports nutrition and sports supplement awareness

April 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

  • Date: April 30, 2024
  • Time: 14:00 – 15:00
  • Cost: Hieda Member Rate: £65, Additional Member Delegate Fee: £30, Non-member Rate: £130*
  • Audience: SLT members with responsibility for sport, Directors of Sport, Houseparents, School Nurses, PE teachers
  • Platform: Zoom (online) – webinar

Course outline:

This course looks at the nutritional planning of a pupil who is involved in elite sport with a view to promote good health and maximise performance and growth.

Training topics will include:

  • Preparing the pupil: a guide to encouraging independence
  • Nutrition for growth
  • Nutrition for elite sport
  • Sports supplements and energy drinks.

Learning outcomes:

  • To know how to support a young person who wants to participate in elite sport
  • To be able to prepare them for the experience of elite sport and encourage independence
  • To understand what is healthy and unhealthy and how to boost performance.


Dan Richardson, MSc, SENr

Dan Richardson is a performance nutrition expert who supports elite and school-level athletes to optimise their health and athletic potential. He’s worked professionally as a nutritionist with teams such as Manchester City, Sale Sharks, Warrington Wolves and currently is currently the Academy Nutrition Lead at Leeds United. His approach to nutrition is simple, evidence-based & food-first, focusing on utilising the latest nutrition research to support all students and athletes.



April 30
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Event Category:


The Health in Education Association (Hieda)


Online – Zoom