Nutrition

The VIS Nutrition team includes leading Sports Dietitians with extensive experience in the high-performance sport environment. They deliver an innovative and proactive program of dietary support and education to assist athletes to maximise their health and optimise performance.


About

The Nutrition team work to empower our athletes to be self-sufficient by providing evidence based, individualised nutrition advice and practical strategies that are sport specific and targeted toward achieving their goals.

How Nutrition Services help our athletes? 

The Nutrition team provide the following nutrition services to our athletes across all sports: 

  • Individualised assessments and periodised nutrition plans 
  • Competition nutrition advice and plans 
  • Group workshops and education 
  • Supplement advice & protocols 
  • Hydration testing and plans 
  • Anthropometry monitoring 
  • Nutrition support to assist rehabilitation from injury 
  • Travel nutrition advice 
  • Food service support 
  • Nutrition education and support for coaches and other service providers

VIS Nutrition Team 

Kylie Andrew (Nutrition Coordinator and Advanced Sports Dietitian) 

Elaine Bo (Accredited Sports Dietitian) 

Jessica Rothwell (Accredited Sports Dietitian) 

Rebecca Hall (Advanced Sports Dietitian) 

Please note: The VIS Nutrition Department does not currently offer private consultations to non-VIS athletes

VIS Nutrition Trainee

 The VIS Nutrition department offers a one-year Internship for Provisional or Accredited Sports Dietitians who may be interested in a career in sports   nutrition. 

This unpaid position is for a minimum of 4-8 hours per week and is a fabulous opportunity for someone wishing to gain valuable experience working in a sports nutrition department with elite athletes. 

Applications open in May each year.


Community Resources 

Nutrition Tip | Spring has Sprung

Now that spring is here, and the weather is warming up, salads are in season!

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Nutrition Tip |Eating well in Winter

Staying healthy is on everyone's mind this Winter and one of the best ways to stay healthy is eating well. 

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Winter Recipe | Lentil Soup

As the weather gets colder, that can only mean one thing - Soup!

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Recent Videos 

Soba Noodle Salad with Milly Tapper

In this episode of Tastes for Tokyo, VIS table tennis athlete Melissa Tapper prepares Soba Noodle Salad with Dietitian Kylie Andrew.

Okonomiyaki with Rowie Webster 

In this episode of Tastes for Tokyo, VIS water polo athlete Rowie Webster prepares Okonomiyaki.

Teriyaki Beef with Brooke Stratton 

In this episode of Tastes for Tokyo, VIS Olympic long jumper Brooke Stratton prepares a Teriyaki dish with Dietitian Kylie Andrew.


Recipe for Success | Sian Whittaker 
Top level performances require smart nutrition - and that’s why VIS athlete Sian Whittaker chooses John West. 
Recipe for Success | Anabelle Smith 
Top level performances require smart nutrition - and that’s why VIS athlete Anabelle Smith chooses John West. 
Recipe for Success | Netball
Top level performances require smart nutrition - that’s why VIS netballers Liz Watson and Kate Moloney choose John West.
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