Sports Science Summit bringing together world leaders in high performance sport
and athlete management is set to take place at Leeds Trinity University on
Monday 20 and Tuesday 21 May.
the success of the inaugural summit in 2018, Leeds Trinity is preparing to host
the two-day event in partnership with the Australian Catholic University,
welcoming leading academics from the UK, Europe and Australia to present their
academics and students of sports science, high performance and athlete
management are encouraged to attend and will benefit from presentations,
exhibitions and networking opportunities across the two-day event.
summit will include presentations from Olympic coach and performance scientist Dr
Scott Gardner, elite performance consultant Grant Downie OBE, Head of
Rehabilitation at Everton Football Club Matt Taberner and former Head of
Performance Nutrition at Tottenham Hotspur FC Dr Sophie Killer.
from Leeds Trinity University, Leeds Beckett University, University of Salford,
Australian Catholic University and Dr Inigo Mujika from University of the
Basque Country will also be presenting their latest research and participating
in Q&A sessions.
Russell, Professor in Performance Nutrition and Applied Exercise Physiology at
Leeds Trinity University said: "We are excited to welcome speakers,
delegates and exhibitors to Leeds Trinity University for the second Sports
Science Summit (held in partnership with Australian Catholic University).
event will provide an opportunity to connect with world-renowned practitioners
and researchers delivering talks and communicating the highest quality of
information related to high-performance sport. The athlete special guest Q+A
sessions also provide an insight into the real-world use of such knowledge in
pursuit of athletic success."
Leeds Rhinos player Rob Burrows and GB racewalker Tom Bosworth will take part
in athlete Q&A sessions as part of the event.
for the event can be purchased here,
with students and alumni of Leeds Trinity University benefiting from a reduced
attendees are also invited to attend a private breakfast hosted by event
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breakfast workshop, Reducing Risk for Recovering Athletes, will take place on
Monday 20 May at Leeds Trinity University and you can reserve your place for
further details about the Sports Science Summit please click here,
or contact Professor Mark Russell.