THE BASICS OF ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE AND KEY CONCEPTS

Start
06-11-2018 18:00
End
06-11-2019 20:00

UPANDRUNNING Sports Medical Center, 675, Al Wasl Road

FREE Runner’s Educational Event: There are several factors that influence athletic performance including strength, flexibility, speed, body control and endurance. Join our team for a special education talk aimed at runners & triathletes aspiring to make gains in their performance this season!

Topics covered:

  1. Chiropractic and Running Performance by  Paul Cheung, Internationally-Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner
    • A demonstration involving a ‘hands-on’ assessment of a participant from the audience
    • Looking for underlying problems affecting human movement related to the spine and pelvis
    • Helping to achieve that marginal gain
  2. Cardio-metabolic Health and Performance  by Dr Ramzy Ross, PHD, Sports & Human Performance Specialist
    • Cardio-metabolic health and it’s link to performance
    • How cardio-metabolic health is assessed- Live demonstration on a bike with blood lactate measures
    • How to use the data to make a difference in a training programme and more.
  3. Analysing Running Patterns to Enhance Movement Efficiency by Jeelna Ruparelia, Physiotherapist, Run Specialist & Certified Yoga Instructor
    • Video-based interactions
    • Using cues and corrective exercises to enhance performance/movement efficiency
    • The role of therapeutic yoga in running performance
  4. Runner’s strength & conditioning by Phil Elder, S&C Coach and Sport Scientist
    • Demonstration of exercises with participants from the audience alongside supporting video examples
    • Discussion of exercises in relation to injury prevention and performance enhancement

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER OR CALL 04 518 5400

SPEAKER

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Dr Ramzy Ross

Head of High Performance & Health Sciences.

Dr Ross is very passionate on bridging the gap between medicine, health & human performance sciences (such as physiology, sport & exercise science, biomechanics, nutrition) and coaching with a view of providing better health and physical performance outcomes to clients. His often holistic, approach combines the latest in technologies & research, across these disciplines, to health and performance monitoring, injury reduction as well as physical performance enhancement programmes. Passionate about helping individuals & teams deliver in high-performance environments, he is also a strong advocate of the ‘Exercise is Medicine’ approach in order to help people lead healthier lives and reduce disease risk. His experiences range from supporting Olympic gold & World Champion athletes, working with international footballers, providing specialist input into sporting & medical organisations and supporting high-performance endurance athletes

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