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Debate: How can advances in elite performance inform and support public health?

14 March 2016

How can advances in elite performance inform and support public health? 

This debate will explore how advances in athletic performance can inform and impact wider public health, examining the connections between the two worlds; what research, science and evidence is available; how innovation can be transferred to public health; what support and infrastructure is required to deliver the transfer and exchange of knowledge and how can this be translated into treatments and preventative interventions?

Date: 4th May

Time: 16:00- 16:45

Location: Olympia, London

Event: Elevate 

Chair: Professor Greg Whyte OBE, Director of Performance, CHHP

Panel:

Dr Rod Jaques, Director of Medical Services, English Institute of Sport and Immediate past President FSEM UK

Dr Ken van Someren, Head of R&D, GSK Human Performance Lab.

Professor Alison McConnell, Professor of Exercise Science, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Bournemouth University

Professor Vicky Tolfrey, Professor of Applied Disability Sport, Director, Peter Harrison Centre for Disability Sport and National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine