Dr Louise Burke

Head of Sports Nutrition at the AIS


Dr Louise Burke has 35 years of experience as a sports dietitian, including the last 27 years as the Head of Sports Nutrition at the AIS. In addition to leading the team’s research and education outputs, she continues a hands-on role with Athletics and Road Cycling.


Louise has written a number of textbooks and lay books on sports nutrition, as well as nearly 300 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters. Louise has a Chair in Sports Nutrition for the Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research at the Australian Catholic University.