Health: A Focus on Nutrition NEW! TERMS 1 AND 3 OPTION


Monday Afternoon

Period 6

St Andrew's College

Room: SC107

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Areas of study:

  • Recommended practices for healthy eating;
  • Effective menu planning;
  • Common nutrition disorders;
  • Nutritional requirements for different types of physical activity.

Training Provider:  Ien Hellemans MSc; NZRD - Dietician/Sports Nutritionist

Ien has had an extensive career history as a dietician and sports nutritionist ranging from nutritionist for national and regional sporting teams such as the Crusaders and Silver Ferns to her most recent position as  Senior Performance Nutritionist at High Performance Sport NZ.

  • 1985 - 2002 - Private Practice dietitian/sports nutritionist (1985–2002), including nutritionist for Canterbury Crusaders, NZ Silver Ferns, NZ Swimming, Cycling, Triathlon, 
  • 2002-2009 -  Lecturer, Dept of Human Nutrition, University of Otago. Also Team Nutritionist for the 2004 Athens NZ Olympic Team
  • 2010 – current – Senior Performance Nutritionist at High Performance Sport NZ (HPSNZ), including lead nutritionist for NZ Triathlon Squad

Ien will tutor general Health: a focus on nutrition in Terms 1 and 3 and Sports Nutrition in Term 2. These two options are highly recommended to our students.

Training Fee:           $40.00

Class Size:              15 students

Last modified: Wednesday, 3 February 2016, 5:53 PM