Human Performance Symposium
Optimising performance in elite athletes through evidenced-based practice
The UTS Human Performance Symposium will take place on Friday 6 April at the new UTS-Rugby Australia Building at Moore Park. Hosted by the Human Performance Research Centre, the symposium will focus on the benefits and challenges in delivering evidence-based practice in a high performance setting.
Attendees will have the opportunity to hear about the latest research in training sciences, athlete monitoring, performance analysis, skill acquisition and decision-making and sports medicine in high performance sport. The event is aimed at coaches, strength and conditioning staff, sports scientists, PE teachers and other professionals working with high performance athletes.
The symposium includes presentations by leading international researchers and practitioners currently working with high performance athletes at all levels, as well as UTS staff and students presenting work completed with our industry collaborators.
Dr Alan McCall - Arsenal Football Club Medical Department
Professor Tim Meyer – Physician for the current World Champion German National Football team
Dr Shona Halson - Lead Recovery Scientist, Australian Institute of Sport
Andrew Clark - Head of High Performance, Sydney Football Club
Nick Poulos – Head of Athlete Performance, Australian Rugby Men's Sevens program.
Speaking ahead of the event, Distinguished Professor Aaron Coutts and Director of the Human Performance Research Centre said:
“We are excited to announce the inaugural UTS Human Performance Symposium. Our aim is to bring together researchers, practitioners and coaches working in high performance sport and to identify critical issues in sport. All of our speakers come with a wealth of knowledge and tremendous practical experience. They have proven records of accomplishment of translating the best available research evidence into practice in high performance sport and I am sure the attendees will find the event of high value.”
Date: Friday 6 April
Location: UTS-Rugby Australia Building, Moore Park
Price: $250. Student tickets are $150. Lunch, snacks and drinks are provided.
Please register before Thursday 29 March for catering purposes.
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