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Events archive

The Paralympic Athlete: An Applied Perspective

28 April 2016

This workshop brings together a multidisciplinary team of experts from physiology, strength and conditioning and sports nutrition that specialise in supporting Paralympic athletes. Together with Paralympic athletes themselves, they will illustrate how they apply evidence-based practice in their work and provide a unique insight into supporting the Paralympic athlete.

PHC 10 year celebratory event

1 December 2015

Tonight the PHC will be celebrating 10 years at special event held in London.

Prof Vicky Tolfrey's inaugral lecture: Wheelchair Sport: Pushing from Atlanta to Rio

14 January 2015

Prof Vicky Tolfrey's inaugral lecture: Wheelchair Sport: Pushing from Atlanta to Rio

4th International Conference for Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise

1 September 2014

4th International Conference for Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise to be held at Loughborough University on 1-3 September

Photography Exhibition “The Reluctant Heroes”

16 May 2014

Photography Exhibition “The Reluctant Heroes”

MASCIP 15th Annual Scientific Conference

14 November 2013

The MASCIP 15th Annual Scientific Conference is being held at Burleigh Court, Loughborough University on the 14th November entitled "What makes the difference?"

Rehabilitation: ‘Mobility, Exercise & Sports’ conference on the 23-25th April in Groningen

27 September 2013

Rehabilitation: ‘Mobility, Exercise & Sports’ is the 5th edition of our International State-of-the-Art Congress.

UK High Performance Conference for Paralympic Sport Science and Sport Medicine

21 May 2013

The PHC, in collaboration with the English Institute of Sport (EIS) and the British Paralympic Association (BPA) are pleased to announce the UK High Performance Conference for Paralympic Sport Science and Sport Medicine will be held on Tuesday 21st-Wednesday 22nd May 2013.

Family Community Day at Loughborough University

9 March 2013

PHC present at the Family Community Day at Loughborough University being held on the 9th March 2013

Paratriathlon Talent ID weekend

2 February 2013

British Triathlon are hosting a Paratriathlon Talent ID weekend on the 2nd and 3rd of Feb at Loughborough University.Members of the PHC will be contributing towards this weekend.

ParalympicsGB SportsFest 2012

3 December 2012

The BPA hopes that this Paralympic festival of sport, being held at the Surrey Sports Park, will build on the success of London 2012.

Multidisciplinary Association of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals (MASCIP) conference

15 November 2012

The 14th annual 1-day conference of the Multidisciplinary Association of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals (MASCIP) will be held at Loughborough University.

Why do we hold separate Paralympic and Olympic events?

13 August 2012

Dr David Howe will be part of a discussion on 'Why do we hold separate Paralympic and Olympic events?' on 13th August 2012, 6.30pm - 9pm.

A High Jump for Science

3 July 2012

As part of The Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition, Dr Vicky Tolfrey will be taking part in a panel discussion, 'A High Jump for Science'.

Pushing to London 2012

13 June 2012

Come and find out what it's like to be a Paralympian at this FREE event at Stoke Mandeville Stadium.