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Sports Performance Workshop @ CIT

Tuesday 25 October 2016

The Dept. of Sport, Leisure & Childhood Studies at Cork Institute of Technology (CIT), in conjunction with Metrifit (Athlete Monitoring Systems), are delighted to welcome the world renowned applied sports scientist and S&C Coach, Dr. Tim Gabbett, to deliver a cutting edge sports performance workshop, entitled ‘Optimising Athlete Performance’. This event will take place in IT3 on the Bishopstown Campus on Thursday October 27th from 6.30 - 9.30pm.  

This interactive workshop will focus on the monitoring of training loads for injury prevention in sport. It is ideally suited for Coaches, Athletes, Physiotherapists, S&C Coaches and Teachers. Key themes will include:

·         The development of a greater understanding of load management in sport

·         How to prescribe and monitor athlete training loads for injury prevention and improved athletic performance

·         The effects of fatigue on skill development and execution

The Presenter

DR. TIM GABBETT has 20 years’ experience working as an applied sport scientist with athletes and coaches from a wide range of sports.  He has worked with elite international athletes over several Commonwealth and Olympic Games. He currently works as a sports science consultant and advisor for several high performance teams around the world, including European Footballs teams and NFL and NBA teams in America. He holds two PhD’s – the second specialising in physical demands, injury prevention and skill acquisition in football.  Tim has published over 200 peer-reviewed articles and has presented at over 200 national and international conferences.

Event Details

·           This ‘Optimising Athlete Performance’ Workshop will take place on Thursday 27th October 2016, 6.30pm – 9.30pm, in Room IT3, Cork Institute of Technology (Bishopstown Campus).

·           The cost to attend is €50, with a discounted rate of €25 for students (Valid Student ID only).

·           To book a place, register at the following link: http://events.cit.ie/index.cfm?page=events&eventId=165

·           For further information, please email cian.oneill@cit.ie or jason.mcgahan@mycit.ie

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