About Dr Janelle Gifford

Health and nutrition in masters athletes, sports nutrition, nutrition literacy/knowledge

Selected publications

1.       Gifford, J, O’Connor, H. Nutrition for masters athletes. In Belski, R, Forsyth, A, Mantzioris, E (eds) ‘Nutrition for Sport, Exercise and Performance’. Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin, in press. 2.   Gifford, J, O’Connor, H, Honey, A, Caterson, I. Nutrients, health and chronic disease in masters athletes. In Raeburn, P (ed) ‘Nutrition and Performance in Masters Athletes’. Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2015.
  1. Gifford, J, Wu, X, Climstein, M, O’Connor, H, Prvan, T, Stuart-Smith, W. Factors influencing supplement use in athletes competing at the 2017 Australian Masters Games. Accepted for oral presentation at 23rd Annual Congress of the European College of Sports Science, ‘Sport Science at the Cutting Edge’, Dublin, July 2018.
  2. Cassar, A, Denyer, G, O’Connor, H, Gifford, J. A qualitative investigation to underpin the development of an electronic tool to assess nutrition literacy in adult Australians. Nutrients 2018, 10: 251. DOI:10.3390/nu10020251.
  3. Capling, AL, Beck, KL, Gifford, J, Slater ,G, Flood, VM, O’Connor, HT. Validity of dietary assessment in athletes: A systematic review. Nutrients 2017; 9: E1313; doi: 10.3390/nu9121313.
  4. Mitchell, L, Hackett, D, Gifford, J, Estermann, F, O’Connor, H. Do bodybuilders use evidence-based nutrition strategies to manipulate physique? Sports 2017: 5: 76; doi:10.3390/sports5040076.
  5. Mitchell, L, Murray, S, Cobley, S, Hackett, D, Gifford, J, Capling, L, O’Connor, H. Muscle dysmorphia symptomatology and associated psychological features in bodybuilders and non-bodybuilder resistance trainers: a systematic review and metaanalysis. Sports Med  2017; 47: 233-259.
  6. Ringland, EM, Gifford, JA, Denyer, GS, Thai, D, Franklin, J, Stevenson, M, Prvan, T, O’Connor, HT.  Evaluation of an electronic tool to assess food label literacy in adult Australians: A pilot study. Nutr & Diet 2016; 73: 482–489.
  7. Spendlove, J, Mitchell, L, Gifford, J, Hackett, D, Slater, G,Cobley, S,  O’Connor, H. Dietary intake in competitive bodybuilders: A systematic review. Sports Med 2015, 45:1041–1063.
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