Future Performance

This stream highlights the latest developments in high performance sport. It will explore what we can learn from developments driven by the demands of competition in elite sport, by uncovering research, translating it through examples of advances in science and technology - through case studies, talks debates and peer to peer learning from across sport.

Sessions on Wednesday 8th May 2019

Time Session Stream
10:00 - 10:30 Applying science to sports performance
Kevin Currell, Director of Science and Technical Development , English Institute of Sport
Professor Ben Jones, Professor of Sports Physiology and Performance , Leeds Beckett University
11:15 - 11:45 Using Olympian experience to inspire a new generation of open water swimmers
Keri-Anne Payne, Team GB Triple Olympian , Owner of Triscape & Straight-line Swimming
12:30 - 13:10 Fuelling – from people to podiums
Mike Naylor, Head of Performance Nutrition , English Institute of Sport
13:25 - 14:05 Optimising respiratory tract health in athletes
Dr Mike Loosemore MBE, Consultant Sport and Exercise Medicine, English Institute of Sport
14:30 - 15:25 Female health in sport
Associate Professor Kirsty Elliott-Sale, Associate Professor , Female Physiology, Nottingham Trent University
Lloyd Parker, Performance Nutritionist , Everton FC
Anna Boniface, Physiotherapist and Endurance Athlete
15:45 - 16:35 Understanding the implications of concussion
Dr James Thing, Consultant Sport and Exercise Physician, International Concussion and Head Injury Research Foundation, UCL
Professor Antonio Belli, Professor of Trauma Neurosurgeon , University of Birmingham
Dr Simon Kemp, Medical Services Director, Rugby Football Union
16:55 - 17:30 Maximising performance environments – helping athletes to thrive
Dr Kate Hays, Head of Performance Psychology , English Institute of Sport
Joanna Harrison, Head of Performance Lifestyle, English Institute of Sport

Sessions on Thursday 9th May 2019

Time Session Stream
10:00 - 10:50 From career changing injury to podium
James Moore, Former Head of Performance, Team GB, and Director, Sport & Exercise Medicine Centre for Health & Human Performance
Fionn MacPartlin, Senior Strength & Conditioning Coach, Intensive Rehabilitation Unit, British Olympic Association
11:10 - 12:00 How do you break down a challenge: is the 2 hour marathon achievable?
Professor Andy Jones, Professor of Applied Physiology , University of Exeter
Brett Kirby, Human Performance Scientist , Nike Sport Research Lab
12:20 - 13:10 Maximising recovery and return to sport from hamstring injury
Dr Bruce Paton, Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist, Musculoskeletal Extended Scope Practitioner and Clinical Lecturer, UCLH and Institute of Sport Exercise & Health, UCL
Nick Court, First Team Physiotherapist, AFC Bournemouth
Dominic Rogan, Head Physiotherapist, West Ham United FC
13:30 - 14:20 Data, intelligence and analytics
Barry Fudge, Head of Endurance , British Athletics
Mike Collier, Head of Human Performance , Mclaren Applied Technologies
14:40 - 15:30 Preparing for heat and humidity
Dr Oli Gibson, Lecturer in Physiology , Brunel University, London
Dr Gareth Turner, Physiologist, British Rowing / English Institute of Sport
15:50 - 16:30 Working with and understanding a new generation of athletes
Tanya Michelsen, Associate Director, YouthSight
Chris McLeod, Lead Strength and Conditioning Coach, Lawn Tennis Association
Rohini Sarkar, Behavioural Insight Lead, The FA
Martyn Heather, Head of Education and Welfare, Premier League