Dr Kathryn Jackson


College of Nursing and Health Sciences

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

BSc, BND, MSc, PhD

Adv Sports Dietitian

Research expertise
Nutrition and dietetics
Sport & fitness
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) -


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