Prof. Louise Burke OAM

Head of Sports Nutrition at the AIS


Prof 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.


Tony Parker Lecture: Thursday, 29 March 2018 at 11.00am – 12.00pm
Abstract: The Low Carb High Fat diet for Elite Endurance Athletes: lessons in science versus scienciness


Prof Burke is also presenting as an Invited Presenter, and on a Panel.