Cycling Science Conference Hits Edinburgh in June

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Cycling Science Conference Hits Edinburgh in June

Posted: 30th April 2010 | Event: 10th-12th June 2010, Edinburgh

British Cycling staff feature heavily in speaker list

The 1st World Congress on Cycling Science comes to Edinburgh's Napier University from 10th to 12th June 2010 and will feature key lectures and presentations from British Cycling specialist staff from coach education, recreational events and elite performance, amid symposia and lectures from other key figures in the cycling landscape, from utility cycling to elite performance.

The congress will be opened by UCI president Pat McQuaid and will be closed by global cyclist and TV star Mark Beaumont. In between, British Cycling's Coaching and Education Director John Mills will present ‘The development of a World Class Cycling Coach Education Scheme', while Stewart Kellett, British Cycling's Recreation and Partnerships Director will present ‘Inspiration to participation campaign, SKY Rides' - detailing Sky and British Cycling's recreational cycling programme and the inspirational effect of elite sporting success. Elsewhere, GB Cycling Team's Dr Roger Palfreman will present a symposium on drugs in cycling.

The full list of speakers is below. To book find out more and book a place at the congress, go here.  

Keynote Speakers:
Opening Keynote Speaker - Pat McQuaid, President, International Cycling Union
Prof Louis Passfield, ‘Pedalling for gold in Beijing: the off-road story?'
Prof Lars Bo Andersen, ‘Health benefits of commuter cycling in children and adults'
John Mills, ‘The development of a World Class Cycling Coach Education Scheme'
Prof Axel Urhausen, 'Cardiological aspects in elite cycling'
Stewart Kellett, ‘Inspiration to participation campaign, SKY Rides'
Prof Richard Davison, James Balmer Memorial Lecture, ‘The effects of aging on cycling performance'
Closing Keynote Speaker - Mark Beaumont - The man who cycled around the world

Dr Simon Jobson, Economy and Efficiency
Dr Les Ansley, Pacing Strategy
Dr Paul Smith, Hand Cycling
Dr Roger Palfreeman, Drugs in Cycling
Dr Geraint Florida-James. Dr Tony Westbury and Chris Ball, Demands of DH Mountain biking
Dr Jim McKenna, Active Transport