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Leeds Trinity University & Australian Catholic University

Sports Science Summit 2018

21-23 May 2018 at Leeds Trinity University (UK)

Bringing together world leaders in high performance sport and athlete management.

Summit schedule*

Date and Time Performance
(Monday 21 May)
Load & Fatigue Monitoring, Injury, Recovery
(Tuesday 22 May)
HP Systems & Technology
(Wednesday 23 May)
10:00am - 10:30am

Summit Introduction

Professor Carlton Cooke
(Leeds Trinity University)

Monitoring Training Load & Fatigue

Dr Stuart Cormack
(Australian Catholic University)

Wearable Technology & Player Tracking

Dr Richard Johnston
(Australian Catholic University)

10:30am - 11:00am

Strength & power profiling

Dr Paul Comfort
(University of Salford Manchester)

Recovery in Strength and Conditioning

Professor Craig Twist
(University of Chester)

Technology in soccer

Professor Barry Drust
(Liverpool John Moores University)

11:00am - 11:30am

High Intensity Interval Training

Dr Martin Buchheit
(Paris Saint-Germain FC)

Nutrition and recovery

Professor Emma Stevenson
(Newcastle University)

Collaboration between Science and Practice

Professor Ben Jones
(Leeds Beckett University)

11:30am - 12:15pm

On the Bench with Martin & Paul

On the Bench with Emma, Craig & Stu

On the Bench with Barry, Ben & Rich

1:30pm - 2:00pm


Dr Mark Russell
(Leeds Trinity University)

Contemporary Approaches to Injury Prevention & Rehabilitation

Dr David Opar
(Australian Catholic University)

Marginal Gains

Dr Scott Gardiner

2:00pm - 2:30pm

Doping in sports

Professor Susan Backhouse
(Leeds Beckett University)

Performance, Workload & Injury: Joining the Dots in Cricket

Dr Raph Brandon
(English and Wales Cricket Board)

2:30pm - 3:00pm

On the Bench with Mark & Susan

On the Bench with David & Raff

3:30pm - 4:15pm

The Athlete’s Perspective

The Athlete’s Perspective

*Please note this schedule is subject to change.

Registrations now open

Early Bird payment options available now

Attend 1 day only: £100
Attend 2 days: £200
Attend 3 days: £250

Students and Alumni payment options*

Attend three days: £150

General entry payment options (after 20 April 2018)

Attend 1 day only: £125
Attend 2 days: £225
Attend 3 days: £300

Students and Alumni payment options*

Attend three days: £175

Register here


*Please note: We will require proof of student status (student ID to be supplied) upon registration at the seminar.

For more Sports Science Summit information

Email Dr Mark Russell: M.Russell@leedstrinity.ac.uk


Leeds Trinity University
Brownberrie Lane, Horsforth, Leeds LS18 5HD, UK

Master of High Performance Sport at Australian Catholic University (ACU)

For students enrolled in ACU's Master of High Performance Sport (MHPS), this Sports Science Summit is included in the MHPS UK Intensive Week (May 21-25). Applications for ACU's Master of High Performance Sport in 2018 are now open.

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