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2017 CONFERENCE

3 - 6 October 2017, North West University - Potchefstroom, SA





Sports Science


Through the study of science and sport, researchers have developed a greater understanding on how the human body reacts to exercise, training, different environments and many other stimuli.

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It is against this rich background of this growing demand for achieving best results during sporting performance that this conference is planted.

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Therefore, the focus of the Sports Science Conference will be on interpreting the science so that it can be meaningfully applied for maximum effect.


Sports Science - Why Attend?

  • • To share sport science applications that impact positively on performance
  • • To empower coaches in interpreting the results of sports science evaluations
  • • To showcase the range of sport science interventions available


Sports Science - What?

  • • Sports science – a coaches’ friend or foe?
  • • Insights on working with professional athletes / What does it take to be an elite athlete?
  • • Sports nutrition and supplementation
  • • Tips to help children deal with the pressure to compete / The pushy parent
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  • Talent identification: can science spot a winner?
  • Applying digital technology / Using heart rate monitors
  • Post assessment: Interpreting test results
  • Case study: where science made an impact


Sports Science - When?

  • DATE: Tuesday 03 October 2017
  • TIME: 09:00 - 16:30
  • NB: Please note that attendance of this workshop is by invitation.