Dr Kathryn Jackson


College of Nursing and Health Sciences

place Sturt North (S265)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

BSc, BND, MSc, PhD

Adv Sports Dietitian

Teaching interests
  • Nutritional Biochemistry: Role of macro- and micro-nutrients in biochemical and physiological functions in the human body.
  • Nutrition/physical activity nexus: Interrelationships between nutrient intakes and regular physical activity in health.
  • Sports nutrition: Application of food and nutrition to elite sports performance

Each of the above 3 areas of interest intersect in the research evidence, and function of nutrients at the cellular level.

Topic coordinator
NUTD3102/ Nutrients Role and Function
NUTD3203 Nutrition for Sports Performance
NUTD1106 Nutrition, Physical Activity and Health
Topic lecturer
NUTD1106 Nutrition, Physical Activity & Health
NUTD3102/ Nutrients Role & Function
NUTD3203 Nutrition for Sports Performance
Higher degree by research supervision
Principal supervisor: Sports Nutrition (2)
Higher degree by research student achievements
Jarrad Badcock

MND (Research) -

John Fitzgerald

BND(Honours) -

Karen Saxty

BHS(Honours) -

Gemma Zanardo

BND(Honours) -

Zalina Abu Zaid

PhD -

Yongliang Chin

BND(Honours) -

Sotiria Karatsas

MND (Research) -