Free-to-attend Conference and Seminar Sessions

When you register for your free pass to attend Elite Sports Expo you will gain access to a huge range of seminar sessions, workshops and the Thought-Leaders Conference. The Elite Sports specific timetable is shown below, but you can also click here for the full programme including Elevate and COPA streams.

Elevate Thought-Leaders Conference Future Performance Seminar Stream Maximising wellbeing and performance seminar stream

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Podiatry and Performance

In association with the College of Podiatry

Why podiatry and foot health is essential to sport and fitness. The College of Podiatry will be running workshops including ‘ask the podiatrist’ and demonstration sessions.


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Applications of Acupuncture for Elite Sports

In association with the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists

Join the AACP, UK’s largest acupuncture association, to learn the latest in acupuncture techniques and have the opportunity to ask the experts. From the physiological and neurological mechanisms of acupuncture to its practical application within elite sports, the line-up promises to educate, inform and inspire no matter what professional background you come from. Whether you have been integrating acupuncture into your practise for years, or you are completely new to the technique, everyone will learn something new.


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Sessions on Wednesday 8th May 2019

Time Session Stream
09:50 - 10:20 The impact of a good night’s sleep on wellbeing, resilience and performance Wellbeing & Performance
10:00 - 10:50 Applying science to sports performance Performance
10:50 - 11:30 The evolution of hydration and human performance Wellbeing & Performance
11:05 - 11:55 Prevention not cure - what is the role of personalised care? Conference
12:15 - 12:45 Keynote Address: Tim Hollingsworth, CEO, Sport England Conference
12:30 - 13:10 Fuelling – from people to podiums Performance
12:50 - 13:30 Delivering impact and value through workplace wellness Wellbeing & Performance
13:05 - 14:00 What is the future of sport and mass participation? Conference
13:25 - 14:05 Optimising respiratory tract health in athletes Performance
13:50 - 14:30 Injury prevention and post-injury nutrition Wellbeing & Performance
14:30 - 15:25 Female health in sport Performance
14:50 - 15:30 Plant power: the rise of veganism and plant based diets Wellbeing & Performance
15:45 - 16:35 Understanding the implications of concussion Performance
15:50 - 16:15 The State of the UK Fitness Industry Report - the golden age of fitness? Conference
15:50 - 16:30 Intermittent fasting and time restricted feeding: is the timing of when we eat as important as what we eat? Wellbeing & Performance
16:40 - 17:30 What do customers really want? Conference
16:50 - 17:30 Prehabilitation – preventing injuries before they happen Wellbeing & Performance
16:55 - 17:30 Maximising performance environments – helping athletes to thrive Performance

Sessions on Thursday 9th May 2019

Time Session Stream
09:50 - 10:30 The foundations of human movement: simplifying the complex puzzle Wellbeing & Performance
10:00 - 10:25 Keynote Address - Professor Dame Sally Davies Conference
10:00 - 10:50 From career changing injury to podium Performance
10:45 - 11:35 What will it take to get our children active? Conference
10:50 - 11:30 The importance of using Biomarkers for optimisation in sport and for preventative healthcare Wellbeing & Performance
10:50 - 11:30 The importance of using Biomarkers for optimisation in sport and for preventative healthcare Wellbeing & Performance
11:10 - 12:00 How do you break down a challenge: is the 2 hour marathon achievable? Performance
11:50 - 12:20 Podiatry, foot health and performance – what you need to know Wellbeing & Performance
11:55 - 12:45 Tackling inequalities - creating an active society Conference
12:20 - 13:10 Maximising recovery and return to sport from hamstring injury Performance
12:50 - 13:20 Exploring alternative conditioning methods: off feet conditioning for on feet performance Wellbeing & Performance
13:30 - 14:20 Data, intelligence and analytics Performance
14:20 - 14:45 In conversation with ‘Dot’ Perkins, Captain, Invictus Games 2018 and Registered Physiotherapist Conference
14:40 - 15:30 Preparing for heat and humidity Performance
14:50 - 15:20 Longevity and anti-ageing Wellbeing & Performance
15:50 - 16:20 Electric Muscle Stimulation and Blood Flow Restriction training – for improved athletic performance Wellbeing & Performance

Sessions on Sunday 8th September 2019

Time Session Stream