Ruth Wood-Martin Video
Recording of recent SHPRC Seminar from Ruth Wood-Martin (Registered Dietitian)
Tuesday, 17 January 2023

Presenter: Ruth Wood-Martin (Registered Dietician).  Title: Lessons Learned from a Career in Sport. January 9th 2023. 

Ruth Wood-Martin is a Dietitian (RD) registered with the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC).  After 16 years of service as the Head of Nutrition with the IRFU, working primarily with the Senior Men’s squad, Ruth has recently retired (2022) from this position, having developed a nutrition team of 11 Performance Nutritionists across Elite Player Pathways and professional rugby programmes on the island of Ireland.  Throughout her career, Ruth has promoted the value of research to develop both performance nutrition practice and practitioners.  She has been directly involved in research on gut health in professional rugby players as well as examining the dietary behaviours and attitudes of young players to nutrition.  

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