Exercise Science

Sport Sciences Symposium



Sport Sciences Symposium


Hosted by the
Department of Kinesiology at
Indiana University


May 28, 2013   9am to 4pm
Mobley Auditorium (First Floor, Room C100)*
School of Public Health Building
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN 


The Department of Kinesiology at Indiana University is proud to host the Sport Sciences Symposium. The symposium is free and open to the public. Seating is limited.


Tentative Schedule

Each talk is for 35 minutes with a 10 minute question and answer period.

Time Speaker Speaker Organization Title of Talk
9:00am – 9:15am Opening Remarks
9:15am – 10:00am Randy Wilber, PhD U.S. Olympic Committee, Colorado Springs, CO, USA CITIUS-ALTIUS-FORTIUS:  Practical Application of Sport Science with the US Olympic Team
10:00am-10:45am Jim Stray-Gundersen, MD U.S. Ski and Snowboard, Park City, UT, USA

Practical Consideration for Planning Olympic Preparation in Winter Sports Athletes

10:45am – 11:30am Ferran Rodriguez, MD PhD University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain Altitude training in elite swimmers - From beliefs to scientific evidence
11:30am – 1:30pm Lunch (on own)
1:30pm – 2:15pm Hirofumi Tanaka, PhD University of Texas, Austin, TX, USA Masters athletes: super humans with grey hair and wrinkled skin
2:15pm – 3:00pm Kevin Thompson, PhD University of Canberra, Canberra, Australia From racing to pacing: an applied sport scientist's perspective
3:00pm – 3:45pm Jonathon Folland, PhD Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK Understanding and enhancing explosive muscle strength
Directions & Parking

The School of Public Health-Bloomington is located in the center of the Indiana University campus next to the Indiana Memorial Union (IMU). Participants use the IMU pay parking lots west and south of the School of Public Health-Bloomington building. Use the IMU Directions & Parking page to get directions to the campus and find the parking lots.

The pay parking lots are available at visitor lots west and south of the School of Public Health-Bloomington building. Directions to the IMU arking lots are associated with the Indiana Memorial Union. View parking lot map and information here.

*Note: this location is subject to change. Any changes will be posted on this site.