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Sports Nutrition; Part of the Hieda Box Set

21st March 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

  • Date: 21 March 
  • Time: 13:00 – 14:00
  • Venue: Zoom (online) – webinar


  • Healthcare professionals, medical providers and those with a responsibility for caring for a young person when involved in elite sport 
  • PE teachers 
  • Young people who participate in sport 

Course outline 

This training package comprises of 12 webinars on a variety of medical topics, the purpose of which is to provide updates on medical conditions and refresh skills. This box set is suitable for all organisations who wish to further their knowledge with a view to supporting their employees within the work environment. It is also aimed at supporting school nurses with their training and development needs; helping them to raise the standards of care provided in schools, this could count as CPD as part of their revalidation. Webinars will be recorded so if you cannot attend the day or have missed any of the box set, they can be available for you to view when convenient.

This training is available to purchase as a single webinar or part of the Hieda box set series.

This set will be £500 for a member series place.

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. We will discuss the impact of supplements, energy drinks and protein shakes on the body that are becoming so popular.

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 student who wants to participate in elite sport 
  • To be able to prepare them for the experience – encourage independence 
  •  To understand what is healthy and unhealthy, what promotes growth and boosts performance


Dan Richardson, MSc, SENr

Dan Richardson is a performance and health nutrition expert, supporting schools and student athletes to develop and grow. He currently works with over 25 schools within the UK, supporting both health and sports nutrition programmes. Previously, he has worked as a nutritionist with professional teams such as Manchester City FC and Sale Sharks. He is also the nutrition columnist at The Hockey Paper providing nutrition advice to readers. His approach to nutrition is simple food-first and focuses on utilizing the latest nutrition research.

Jane Graham, Director, Hieda

Trained at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, Jane has over 30 years of nursing background, Many of them in trauma and intensive care. Whilst in PICU, she had a number of different roles. Nine years of that included a role as a specialist retrieval nurse (CATS) that entailed travelling around the country to stabilise and bring back critically unstable children. To do this she learned advanced nursing and basic medical skills in resuscitation, all medical conditions, and trauma.

She went on to teach these skills to student nurses, qualified nurses and junior doctors as the Practice educator on intensive care. This role also involved lecturing regularly at South Bank University. She has been a DSL for Safeguarding at an independent boarding school where she was Lead Nurse. She is also an instructor for Qualsafe, an awarding body approved by the HSE. She is currently the director of Hieda and director of health and wellbeing for the BSA Group.


  • Member Rate: £60 
  • Additional Member Delegate Fee: £20
  • Non-member Rate: £120*  
  • Member Series Box Set: £500

*If you would like to become a member and access discounted rates for Hieda CPD and events, please click here.

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Other titles in this box set series:

1. Migraine Awareness: October 03
2. Infection Control: October 11
3. Asthma and Anaphylaxis update: November 04
4. Medication: meeting inspection criteria and managing guidelines: December 07
5. Diabetes Update: February 07
6. Drug and alcohol testing in the workplace: February 23
7. Menopause: March 06
8. Obesity and overeating: March 14
9. Sports Nutrition: March 21
10. IBS: April 18
11. Chronic Fatigue: May 12
12. Epilepsy: June 20



21st March 2023
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm




Health in Education Association