Symposium: Physiology and Biomechanics of Sports Performance



September 12


05. September 2018






Free, but please use the registration form.


08:45 - 09:00 Welcome and registration
09:00 - 09:15 Introduction, Klavs Madsen, Head of Dept. of Physical
Performance, NIH
09:15 – 9:45 Professor Jostein Hallén, Dept. of Physical Performance,
NIH. Historical perspectives of biological research at NIH

Terrestrial locomotion

09:45 - 10:30 Professor Alberto E. Minetti, Dept. of Pathophysiology
and Transplantation, University of Milano
Energy balance of running: did we consider all
Chair: Professor Carlo Capelli, Dept. of Physical Performace,
10:30 - 10:45 Coffee break

Nutrition for optimizing performance

10:45 – 11:30 Associate professor, Mette Hansen, Dept. of Public Health,
Aarhus University, DK
The importance of protein for endurance athletes
Chair: Klavs Madsen, Dept. of Physical Performance, NIH
11:30 - 12:00 Professor Truls Raastad, Dept. of Physical Performance,
NIH. Nutritional interventions optimizing muscular
adaptations to strength training
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch

Performance determinants and analysis in aquatic locomotion and team sports

13:30 - 14:15 Professor David R. Pendergast, The State University of New
York, USA
Energetics and biomechanics in swimming – what´s next?
Chair: Professor Jan Cabri, NIH
14:15 - 14:45 Assoc. Professor Bjørn Harald Olstad, NIH
Swimming research into the next decade
14:45 – 15:15 Coffee break
15:15 – 16:00 Professor Peter Krustrup, University of Southern Denmark
Football research from muscle to man – boosting
performance and improving public health
Chair: Assoc. Professor Matt Spencer, NIH
16:00 – 16:30 Live S. Luteberget, NIH
Team handball: Physical demands in match play and training
16:30 – 17:00 Closing by Professor Carlo Capelli, Dept. of Physical
Performance, NIH