PUBLIC FORUM: On Saturday, November 17 from 3:30 to 6 p.m. in Salon C, D and E, the Science of Ice Hockey Symposium will feature E.J. McGuire, NHL Director of Central Scouting. McGuire will share his thoughts on What it takes to get to the NHL. A series of studies will also be presented during the event, highlighting experiences of Major Junior A hockey players, as well as members of the 2006-07 Canadian Junior World Championship team. Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for students and $15 for families.
For a complete conference schedule with symposium times and topics, visit http://www.csep.ca/main.cfm?cid=100&nid=1461
This meeting is designed for those with training in exercise science but several of the symposia will be appropriate for people in the community, as well. The hockey symposium, in particular, on Saturday afternoon is designed for the London community as a whole and hopefully, it will attract hockey players, teams, moms, dads, even whole families, says Peter Lemon, chair of the local organizing committee, a kinesiology professor in Westerns Faculty of Health Sciences and the Director of its Exercise Nutrition Laboratory. It will be a good mix of down-to-earth advice and science and a great opportunity for those interested in what they need to get to the highest level, as well as what science can do to help get there.
|Contact: Jeff Renaud|
University of Western Ontario