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Power to Perform Symposium

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QAS Lecture Room

Level 1, Queensland Sport & Athletic Centre

468 Kessels Road

Nathan, QLD 4111

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Queensland Academy of Sport

Sport Performance Innovation and Knowledge Excellence presents:

“The Power to Perform”

Peri-competition strategies for power and strength athletes

The afternoon of short presentations will highlight the extensive applied work of world-leading applied sport scientists, coaching and leadership experts; and has high relevance to coaches of power athletes, Olympic team sports and professional sporting teams.

GUEST SPEAKERS & PRESENTATIONS

Christian Cook - Professor of Sport and Health, UCRISE, University of Canberra and Fellow Hamlyn Centre for Robotic Surgery, Imperial College UK. Christian has spent the last 35 years working in high performance sport, including the All Blacks, England Rugby and Americas Cup Yachting. He also works extensively in leadership and performance in medicine.

“Viral Leadership – contagious success on the day of competition”

Darlene Harrison - Deputy Director, Performance People, Australian Institute of Sport. Darlene has since 2000 worked on leading edge coach selection and development programs.

“Directions for coaching – competition day thoughts”

Liam Kilduff - Professor of Performance Sport, Swansea University, Wales UK. For the last 15 years Liam has been involved in high performance sport research in the UK, both Olympic and rugby.

“Warming up together for 15 years – what do we know about competition day for power athletes?” (Dual presentation with Prof. Cook)

David Pyne - Professor at UCRISE, University of Canberra. David has worked in Australian Olympic Sports since the 1990s. More recently he has worked on warm up and pacing strategies with Australian Swimming.

“Warm up strategies with Australian Swimming”

Chris Gaviglio – Senior Strength and Conditioning Coach, Queensland Academy of Sport, Physical Performance Manager QLD XXXX Maroons and PhD candidate investigating salivary hormones in elite athletes.

“Case study – practical aspects of passive heat maintenance”

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Afternoon tea will be provided.

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