This seminar will be led by various speakers from Loughborough University, Ritsumeikan University and the Japan Sports Council, who are all at the forefront of research into sports and health. It will be followed by a drinks reception. If you are a researcher or simply enjoy sports, regardless of the level, and you want to know about the latest sports methods and theory, as well as the best approaches to practical training, this seminar is the one for you!
14:00 Opening address
14:05 - 14:40 Professor Akinori Nagano (Ritsumeikan University), "Motion analysis and computer simulation of whole-body movements: recent developments and findings"
14:40 - 15:15 Dr Hiroki Ozaki (Japan Institute of Sports Sciences/Japan Sports Council), "Developing and maintaining elite athletes' health at the Japan High Performance Sports Center"
15:15 - 15:50 Professor Jonathan Folland (Loughborough University), "Skeletal muscle morphology in relation to physical performance during maximal 'all-out' tasks and implications for sports injury"
15:50- 15:55 Closing address
16:00 - 17:00 Drinks Reception
*The timings for all talks include a Q&A for the last 5 min. Timetable/speaker/title, etc are subject to change.
This seminar is free-of-charge but you MUST register in advance here. You also need to bring your photo ID (e.g. passport, driving licence, biometric residence card) to enter the embassy, so please do not forget to bring it!