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Invitation to the international seminar The future of fitness – Sports genetics, precision health and individualized training and exercis

Pressmeddelande   •   Aug 18, 2017 14:57 CEST

Come and learn more about the most recent advances in precision health and the genetics of exercise and performance. Discuss with some of the world's leading scientists in this field and find out what's going on at the forefront of precision health and exercise research.

Date: the 2nd of September
Time: from 08:00 to 18:00
Location: Aula Medica at Karolinska Institutet
Registration: gih.se/futureoffitness

Some of the key note speakers are the world's leading scientists in this field like Professor Izumi Tabata, College of Sport and Health Science at Ritsumeikan University, who designed the Tabata training, Associate Professor of Medicine Euan Ashley at the Stanford University, Associate Professor Alejandro Lucia at the European University of Madrid and doctor of Medicine Mikael Mattsson at the Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences.

Presenting Novel Research Advances:

  • Marcus Moberg at The Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences, GIH, in Sweden
  • Niklas Psilander at The Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences, GIH, in Sweden
  • Carl Johan Sundberg at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden
  • Matthew Wheeler at Stanford University in USA
  • Noriyuki Fuku at Juntendo University in Japan
  • Colin Moran at the University of Stirling in Great Britain
  • Ricardo Stein at the University Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil
  • Maléne Lindholm at Stanford University in USA
  • Svitlana Drozdovska at the National University of Physical Education and Sport of Ukraine
  • Tomas Venckunas at Lithuanian Sports University
  • Emmi Helle at University of Helsinki in Finland
  • Valentina Gineviciene at Vilnius University in Lithuania
  • Ahmed Merghani at St George's, University of London in Great Britain

Panel dicussions:

  • Genetic testing for sport and exercise
  • Endurance training and profiling
  • Future of genetics and indvidualized physical activity

Moderator is Karin Bojs, a scientific editor, reporter and author.

The regular price is 2400 SEK and the price for students is 1000 SEK.

The organizers are The Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences - GIH, Karolinska Institutet and Stanford University.

To register and more information please look at gih.se/futureoffitness

For more information:
Mikael Mattsson, Doktor of Medicine GIH, mikaelm@gih.se

Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan, GIH, är världens äldsta idrottshögskola. Lärosätet ligger vid Stockholms Stadion och är Sveriges främsta kunskapscentrum för idrott, fysisk aktivitet och hälsa. Här utbildas lärare i idrott och hälsa, tränare, hälsopedagoger, sport managers, idrottsvetare och forskare. GIH bedriver idrottsvetenskaplig forskning, ofta i nära samarbete med andra lärosäten och intressenter i samhället, på både nationell och internationell nivå. GIH har idag 140 medarbetare och cirka 1 000 studenter.

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