ARPICO and The Consulate General of Italy PRESENT:
"Beauty in an Act" Project
This event is a collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy in Vancouver to support the "La Bellezza in un Gesto" ("Beauty in an Act") project within the broader context of promoting the image of Italy abroad through the sport of fencing. The Italian national female and male épée fencing team will be in attendance.
Emma McCrudden qualified as a dietitian from the University of Ulster and later completed a master’s degree at Loughborough University in sports nutrition and exercise physiology. She provided nutrition support as part of the multidisciplinary sports science and sports medicine team for the English Institute of Sport (2008–2013) and was the lead dietitian for Leinster Rugby based in Dublin, Ireland (2010–2013). She moved to Canada in 2013 where she joined the Canadian Sport Institute and provided support for various national teams including the Canadian Women's Soccer team and Swim team in preparation for the Rio Olympic Games. In 2016 she was appointed to a newly created position evenly divided between the school as lecturer in sport and exercise nutrition, and the Department of Athletics as sport dietitian for UBC Thunderbird Varsity athletes. She also provided consultancy services to the Vancouver Whitecaps. In January 2022 she was appointed as a full time faculty member to the School of Kinesiology of the University of British Columbia.
Fuelling For Optimal Health and Performance
a talk by Emma McCrudden
Our knowledge about food and nutritional sciences has increased dramatically over recent decades and yet we seem to be even more confused about what should be on our plate. In 2017, globally, 11 million deaths were attributable to dietary risk factors. Obesity and its associated metabolic disorders, including Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, cardiovascular disease, and fatty liver disease, are somewhat preventable with diet and exercise strategies. In the high performance sport environment athletes face unique challenges including demanding training and competition schedules, frequent travel, illness, injury, stress and financial pressures. Many athletes are fortunate to receive education in a range of sports science supports in order to manage these challenges - including in the area of nutrition. So what can we learn from high performance athletes and their nutrition plans? Is there truly a “right” way to eat?
Please register online via EventBrite at https://beautyinanact.eventbrite.ca.
December 07, 2022 at 7:00PM
Museum of Vancouver - Joyce Walley Room - 1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver, BC, V6J 3J9