Katharina Dr. WirnitzerAUT
Dr. Katharina Wirnitzer is lecturer for Sports Science in the Zentrum für Forschung und Wissensmanagement der Pädagogischen Hochschule in Tirol and in the Institut für Sportwissenschaften at the University Innsbruck. The book author and science journalist is one of the most respected experts in the field of vegan nutrition for performance athletes.
2014, she published the research weltweit ersten rein pflanzlichen Ernährungstaktik im Ausdauerleistungssport (the first vegan nutrition plan for performance athletes), a milestone in this field. Currently, a follow study is growing – this time about vegan nutrition for professional soccer players. Under the direction of Katharina Wirnitzer, an international staff of scientists from Spain and Germany works together for the project.
Katharina Wirnitzer´s speech during the KIKU Sports Academy is about vegan sports nutrition, the „best legal doping“, and its many effects on the physiological performance of the athlete.