About the Congress

ESNS 2nd Annual Conference: From Lab to the field. Two days of in-depth scientific meeting about the latest researches on Sport Nutrition and their application. Do not miss the opportunity to share your work with the best international experts.


Rome the eternal city

Rome, is the capital and largest city of Italy. Rome, as a millenium-long center of power, culture (having been the cradle of one of the globe’s greatest civilizations ever) and religion, has exerted a huge influence over the world in its roughly 2800 years of existence. Take a chance to visit the Eternal City


Confirmed Speakers

simultaneous translation in Italian will be available

  • Antonio Paoli Ph.D, ESNS President – Professor and Deputy Dean Sport Science University of Padova (IT)

  • Elena Volpi Ph.D, Director Seely Center UBMT Galveston (USA)

  • Lars Holm Ph.D, Professor School of Sport and Exercise and rehabilitation Science, University of Birmingham (UK)

  • Luc J.C Van Loon, Professor Department of Human Biology & Movement Sciences School of Nutrition Maastricht University (NED)

  • Trulls Raastad, ESNS Vice President, Department of Physical Performance, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences – Oslo (NOR)

  • Cristian Petri, Expert Nutritionist at Fiorentina AC (IT)

  • Matteo Pincella, Expert Nutritionist at Juventus FC Torino (IT) ESNS Founding Member

  • Yannis Pitziladis Ph.D, Professor of Sport and Exercise Science University of Brighton (UK)

  • Dr. James A. Betts, Associate Professor in Nutrition & Metabolism Department for Health University of Bath (UK)

  • Ina Garthe Ph.D, Head of Sports Nutrition The Norwegian Olympic Sports Centre, Oslo (NOR)

  • Ian Rollo Ph.D, Principal Scientist GSSI, Visiting Research Fellow Loughborough University UK


ESNS Young Investigator Award is a chance for all ESNS Members under 35 years old to have their scientific projects and researches reviewed and awarded by the ESNS Committee. Money prizes will be granted to the 3 best work submitted.



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Enjoy an international environment where discuss your latest research and challenges
Share the vital role of sports nutrition in improving the overall performance with athletes and sportsman
Networking with international experts and in front of a large international audience
Support and be part of the first European scientific association dedicated to sport nutrition