2016 ACT Sport Symposium

Speakers

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Keynote

Dr Stephan Praet

Dr. Stephan Praet is a Dutch Sport and Exercise Physician, who received his medical training at the Vrije University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, following a Master’s Degree in Human Movement Sciences at the same university.

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Invited

Professor Michael Kellmann

Prof. Dr. Michael Kellmann is Head of Unit of Sport Psychology at the Faculty of Sport Science at Ruhr-University Bochum (Germany).

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David Pyne
Invited Speaker

Professor David Pyne

Professor David B. Pyne FACSM is a sports scientist in the Department of Physiology at the Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra, Australia.

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Dr Warren McDonald - 2016 Conference
Invited Speaker

Dr Warren McDonald

Side effects of medication and alternative therapies.

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Louise Bourke - 2016 Conference
Invited Speaker

Professor Louise Burke

Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport.

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Professor Peter Hassman - 2016 Conference
Invited Speaker

Professor Peter Hassman

Stress, burnout, psychology. Whole life of stress; study, relationships, training, work; increase rick of illness.

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Caroline Broderick
Invited Speaker

Dr Caroline Broderick

Dr Caroline Broderick

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Philo Saunders
Invited Speaker

Dr Philo Saunders

Dr Philo Saunders completed a Bachelor of Applied Science at RMIT University, First Class Honours in Physiology at the University of Melbourne and earned his PhD in Exercise Physiology at RMIT University based at the Australian Institute of Sport.

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Dr Peter Peeling
Invited Speaker

Dr Peter Peeling

Dr Peter Peeling received his PhD from the University of Western Australia in 2009, which investigated exercise-induced mechanisms relevant to iron deficiency in endurance athletes.

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Invited Speaker

Assoc. Prof. Paul Gastin

Assoc. Prof. Paul Gastin is an associate professor in the Centre for Exercise and Sport Science and Associate Head of School (Teaching and Learning) in the School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences at Deakin University, Australia.

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Invited Speaker

Shona Halson

Shona Halson is a Senior Physiologist at the Australian Institute of Sport, where her role involves service provision, education and scientific research.

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Invited Speaker

Dr Anna Melin

Anna Melin, Denmark PhD, MSc clinical nutrition, RD. Anna is a Swedish dietician with a PhD from the Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, University of Copenhagen.

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Malcolm Collins
Invited Speaker

Professor Malcolm Collins

Professor Malcolm Collins is currently a Professor and head of the Department of Human Biology at the University of Cape Town (UCT).

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Keynote Speaker

Professor Per Aagaard

Per Aagaard is a Professor in Biomechanics and appointed Head of the Muscle Physiology and Biomechanics Research Unit (MoB) at the Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark.

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This Symposium is jointly presented by SMA ACT & AIS and will be held at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) in Canberra on Friday 18 and Saturday 19 March 2016.