Health Sciences

High Performance Sport Summer Seminar

The High Performance Sport Summer Seminar series is on the 2nd and 3rd February 2015 at the ACU Melbourne Campus.

This two-day event brings together world leaders in high performance sport and athlete management.

Day 1 – “Elite Athlete Performance” (Monday 2nd February)

Day 2 – “Injury, Recovery and Screening” (Tuesday 3rd February)

TimeMonday 2nd FebruaryTuesday 3rd February
10am-11:15amBiological Basis of Adaptation in S&C - Prof John Hawley (ACU)Hamstring strain injuries in elite sport - Dr David Opar (ACU)
11:15am-12:30pmContemporary Issues & Practice in Sports Nutrition - Prof Louise Burke (AIS, ACU)Physiotherapy in High Performance Sport - Dr Paula Charlton (AIS, ACU)
1:30pm-2:30pmHPS Management in Professional Sport - Dr Darren Burgess (Port Adelaide FC, ACU)

Recovery for Strength and Conditioning - Dr Shona Halson (AIS, ACU)

2:30pm-3:30pmHPS Management in National Institute Network - Dr Marc Portus (AIS)
3:30pm-4:00pmBreak Break
4:00pm-5:15pmAthlete tracking and technology - Prof Aaron Coutts (UTS)Cardiac imaging and screening of the athlete - Dr Andre La Gerche (St Vincent’s Hospital, U of Melbourne, ACU)

Download the High Performance Sport Summer Seminar brochure 

Attendance options

Day 1 only – $250

Day 2 only – $250

Days 1 and 2 – $350

How to pay: Online payment is available by credit card. 

Make online payment here


Australian Catholic University
Daniel Mannix Building 
Philippa Brazill Lecture Theatre (Ground Floor)
8-18 Brunswick St, Fitzroy (Melbourne), Victoria

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