Liana- Accredited Sports Dietitian
Liana is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and an Accredited Sports Dietitian.
Liana currently works with the West Coast Eagles AFLW team, Women’s Perth Glory team and Perth Demons Football Club. Currently Liana is also interning with Simone at West Coast Eagles, assisting the AFL squad. Previously, Liana also worked with East Fremantle Football Club for three seasons from development players through to Senior league team.
Liana graduated with Master of Dietetics from Curtin Uni in 2015 and completed the Sports Dietitians Australia Sports Nutrition Course in 2017. Liana’s experience in Dietetics extends across a range of nutrition and health issues, including weight management, diabetes, irritable bowel syndrome and sports nutrition.
Liana has completed several education courses and updates including
- SDA Sports Nutrition Course, 2017
- Talking with Parents about Children’s Weight – Health Professionals WA, 2015
- Poster Presentation at DAA Conference – Supplement Use of General Public, 2015
- ISAK Level One Anthropometry, 2014
Simone – Advanced Sports Dietitian
Simone Allen is an Accredited Practising Dietitian, an Advanced Sports Dietitian and was a Board Member of Sports Dietitians Australia for11 years.
Simone works with several sporting groups including being the Sports Dietitian for West Coast Eagles, Wesley College LTAD program and WA Ballet. Simone is also lecturing in Exercise and Sports Nutrition at Curtin Uni.
Simone was a Rhythmic Gymnastics Coach for 15 years, travelling annually with the WA State team, and appreciates the importance of realistic and appropriate advice.
Simone loves racing in the Busselton and participates most years in the Half Marathon and Jetty Swim in February each year and has completed Busso Ironman 70.3 in 2014 , 2015, 2017, 2018 and twice in 2019. Simone also completed Busselton Ironman 2018 in 12:08. Simone is currently training to represent Australian at the Ironman 70.3 World Championships in Taupo, NZ later this year.
Claire – Accredited Sports Dietitian
Claire is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and an Accredited Sports Dietitian.
Claire currently works with the WNBL Perth Lynx.
Claire has an extensive background graduating with a Masters of Nutrition and Dietetics from Flinders Uni, SA in 2006. Claire later completed the Post Graduate Diploma of Sports Nutrition through the International Olympic Committee in 2014. Claire’s undergrad degree was a Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Movement) giving her a depth of understanding into all that is sport. Claire’s experience in Dietetics extends across a range of nutrition and health issues, including Bariatric surgery, eating disorders, diabetes, IBS and food intolerances, and sports nutrition.
Claire has been involved as a competitor, coach and in other roles in a wide range of sports.
Claire has completed several education courses and updates including
- Non Dieting Approach, 2017
- ISAK Level One Anthropometry, 2017
- Sweat testing and field sodium analysis workshop, Nutrition and Injury masterclass, 2017
- SDA Conference, Melbourne, 2015, 2017
- SDA one day update 2012
- PMH Eating Disorders training, 2009
- Mindful Eating workshop, 2008
Claire is available for individual consults on Thursday afternoons at Ascend Physio and for presentations. Claire is currently on maternity leave and will return April 30, 2020.
Abbie – Accredited Practising Dietitian
Abbie is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) and a member of Dietitians Association of Australia.
Abbie graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Nutrition) in 2017 and completed a Masters of Dietetics in 2019 from Curtin University.
Throughout University Abbie completed placements at St John of God Murdoch Hospital, Perth Children’s Hospital, Hall & Prior Aged Care, Cockburn Integrated Health and Bunbury Regional Hospital.
Abbie also travelled to South East India to work in a centre for children with Cerebral Palsy as part of her Dietetic studies.
Abbie can assist you with a variety of nutrition and dietary advice for health conditions including, but not limited to: cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, weight management, gastrointestinal issues and nutrition for older adults.
Abbie has been part of the Nutrition Works team for two years, assisting with Administration, volunteering at events and sitting in on our clinics to gain further experience with all nutrition related issues.
Abbie has completed several education courses and updates including:
• ISAK – Level One Anthropometry, 2017
• Oral Presentation at DAA Conference 2019 – “Temporal eating patterns and food group intake of adults enrolled in a weight loss intervention: improving nutrition messages”
• ASCIA – Food Allergy e-training Dietitians, 2019
• The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne – Child Growth Education module, 2019
• National Eating Disorders – Addressing Eating Disorders in Primary Care Workshop, 2019.
• Onfit Training College – Certificate III & IV Fitness, 2015/2016
Abbie is available for individual consults on Thursdays at Midland Physiotherapy and for presentations.
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