Dr Dominique Condo



Lecturer, Sport Nutrition


Faculty of Health


School of Exercise & Nut. Sci.


Melbourne Burwood Campus



Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Sports Dietitian. She specialises in Sports Nutrition, overseeing the nutrition program at our partner sporting organisations, Geelong Cats Football Club and the WNBL Deakin Melbourne Boomers.

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Biography summary

2015- Lecturer in Nutrition and Dietetics, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University.

2015- Consulting Sports Dietitian, Deakin Melbourne Boomers, Melbourne, Victoria

2015- Consulting Sports Dietitian, Geelong Cats Football Club, Geelong, Victoria

2012-2015 Lecturer in Nutrition, Adelaide University, Adelaide, South Australia

2011-2015 Private practice: Sports dietitian

2010-2012 Clinical and community dietitian, SA Health, Adelaide, South Australia

Research interests

Dr. Condo’s current research interests include:
- The assessment of dietary intake, nutritional status and nutritional knowledge in athletes
- The well-being of athletes including sleep, immune health and injury prevention
- Health promotion programs aimed at improving food choice and physical activity in population groups through the use of sporting organisations and sporting figures.


Dietitians Association of Australia (2009 - present); Accredited Practising Dietitian

Sports Dietitians of Australia (2010-present); Accredited Sports Dietitian

Nutrition Society of Australia (2015- present)

Teaching interests

Sports Nutrition
Dietetic practice
Nutrition research skills
Principle supervisor of honours students
Co-supervisor of 2 PhD students

Units taught

HSN307: Sports Nutrition theory and practice
HSN709: Sports Nutrition
HSN740: Nutrition research skills
HSN311: Food and nutrition practicum
HSN101: Foundations of food, nutrition and health
HSN106: Food fundamentals


Condo D, Zhou S, Makrides M. Development and validation of an iodine specific food frequency questionnaire to estimate iodine intake in Australian pregnant women. Oral presentation. International Congress of Dietetics, Granada, Spain September 2016.

Condo D, Zhou S, Makrides M. Iodine intake and status in pregnant women. Oral presentation in the Early Career Researcher showcase. Dietitian’s Association of Australia 33rd National Conference, Melbourne, May 2016.

Condo D, Zhou S, Makrides M. Association between thyroid function of pregnant women and their infants in Adelaide. Oral Presentation. The Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand. Melbourne, April 2015

Professional activities

Dietitians Association of Australia Victorian branch (2015-present), Professional Development coordinator; South Australian branch (2010-2015), Sponsorship coordinator.

Vice-president Sports Dietitians of Australia (2018-present)

Sports Dietitians of Australia board member (2016-present)

Member, Oceania Nutrition Leadership Program (2016-present)

Member, European College Sports Science (2017-present)


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Sodium citrate ingestion protocol impacts induced alkalosis, gastrointestinal symptoms, and palatability

C Urwin, R Snow, L Orellana, D Condo, G Wadley, A Carr

(2019), Vol. 7, pp. 1-7, Physiological Reports, London, Eng., C1

journal article

The impact of shiftwork on skeletal muscle health

B Aisbett, D Condo, E Zacharewicz, S Lamon

(2017), Vol. 9, pp. 1-16, Nutrients, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Evaluation Support Water in Sports Initiative 2017-2020 Proj ID: 27136

Prof Anna Peeters, Dr Miranda Blake, A/Prof Lukar Thornton, A/Prof Adrian Cameron, Dr Dominique Condo, Dr Tara Boelsen-Robinson

  • 2020: $89,144
  • 2019: $100,000
  • 2018: $100,000

Industry and Other Funding

Investigation of novel factors that potentially contribute to pre-competition sleep disturbance and gastrointestinal symptoms during an ultra-marathon race

Dr Rhiannon Snipe, Dr Dominique Condo, Dr Amelia Carr, Dr Luana Main, Mr Spencer Roberts

  • 2019: $4,493

A guide to best practice for the assessment and management of body composition in AFLW players.

Dr Dominique Condo

  • 2020: $15,000


No completed student supervisions to report