Kelly Drager MSc, CSSD, ISAK Level 1

Lead Performance Dietitian

Kelly holds a Maters of Science in exercise physiology and biochemistry where she studied the Female Athlete Triad and compared energy availability of female athletes and non-athletes. She is also a board certified specialist in sport dietetics.

Kelly’s expertise includes nutrition management for injuries, sport supplement navigation, assessment and monitoring of athletes’ nutrient needs and energy deficiency in order to meet training demands and nutrition YTP development. She currently works with the wrestling, figure skating, alpine, cross-country, biathlon and para-nordic National teams as well as the ski cross NextGen team.

Originally from Lougheed, Alberta, Kelly grew up on a small farm. She now spends her spare time rock climbing and dog training her two Labradors.

Kelly in the news
January 13, 2020

Mindful Monday for Travel

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January 06, 2020

Travel and the rhythm in digestion: “Gut lag”

Blog post by Canadian Sport Institute Calgary Performance Dietitian Kelly…
October 18, 2018

Lappage is Back

Danielle Lappage has endured a lot of heartache throughout her…
October 18, 2018

Lappage is Back

February 14, 2017

Recovery Strategies Build Champions

For Olympic coach Les Gramantik recovery days are not optional,…
August 03, 2016

And…. They’re OFF!

Their bags are packed and they’re READY to go! On…
April 19, 2016

Men’s Water Polo Team Buoyed by New Strategies

Sometimes small changes can make a big difference. For the…
February 24, 2016

The Future of Triathlon: Emily Wagner

Emily Wagner did not always have her heart set on…

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