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The International Sports Science & Sports Medicine Conference 2015


Northumbria University
ISSSMC - Europe’s Premier Sports Science & Sports Medicine Conference The annual event bringing together national and international experts. The 2015 conference programme will include Sports Physiotherapy and Sports Strength & Conditioning, in addition to Sports Science and Sports Medicine. Here are a few examples of what to expect from the conference: Symposium 1: Injury statistics – what have we learned? Risk factors - Martin Schwellnus (South Africa) Prevention - Lars Engebretsen (Norway) Symposium 2: Exercise is medicine Exercise is Medicine: European perspective - Jurgen Steinacker (Germany) Exercise and chronic disease: assessing the evidence - John Saxton (UK) Benefits and risks of exercise for renal disease patients - Alice Smith (UK) Symposium 3: Exercise, inactivity and other risk factors Sedentary behaviour: health risks & solutions - Hidde van der Ploeg (Amsterdam) Genetics of sports performance - Yannis Pitsiladis (Brighton) Sudden cardiac death in sport - Martin Schwellnus (South Africa) The child athlete: rehab after injury - Havard Moksnes (Norway) Determinants of muscle strength expression - Jonathan Folland (Loughborough University) Evidence-based practice: Critical analysis of the literature - Ron Maughan (UK) Use of taping and braces for injury prevention - Marie-Elaine Grant (Ireland) More speakers and topics will be announced soon Early Bird booking offer ends 31 May 2015 with limited availability To confirm your place for ISSSMC in September 2015 simply fill out our booking form, or send us your details via our contact page and we will keep you up-to-date with conference developments. Click here to visit the conference website.