South Dublin County Sport Partnership and the Institute of Technology Tallaght have joined up to offer a series of free sports science seminars that will be of interest to sports coaches and others in the field of physical activity.
The seminars will take place in I.T.T. on the second Monday of each month, running from October 2016 to June 2017. They will offer the opportunity to enhance learning on a wide range of topics including:
Nutrition for Performance;
Concussion Awareness & Management;
High Intensity Training;
Supplements in Sport;
Activity for Older Adults;
Cancer/ cardiac disease and exercise.
The first seminar will take place on Monday,10th October at 7pm in I.T.T. and will look at nutrition for performance/fuelling the athlete. The speaker will be Marcus Shortall, nutritionist with the Connacht Rugby senior and academy squads. From Laois, Marcus has a Master’s Degree in Sport and Exercise Nutrition from Loughborough University and is a part-time lecturer on the Sport & Health Science course at I.T.T.
The seminars are free but spaces are limited and must be booked in advance. To book a place please email [email protected] or text 086 0441071 giving your name, organisation and position.
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