Elite Youth Sport: Are We Creating Superhumans or Premature Health Risks?


Time: 17 March 2016 (Thursday), 7pm – 8.30pm



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“Elite Youth Sport: Are We Creating Superhumans or Premature Health Risks?” by National Institute of Education (NIE)

(For All Coaches)

Description

Increasingly, we witness progressively younger athletes training and competing in organised competitive sports for longer hours. Under the backdrop of prevailing evidence on overtraining syndrome in youth athletes, this presentation discusses the benefits, threats and challenges facing youth athletes as they progress from playground to podium.

This public lecture will be delivered by Dr Neil Armstrong (Professor of Paediatric Physiology, University of Exeter, United Kingdom). He helped develop International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) guidelines for training elite youth athletes, and was involved in numerous international expert committees focused on promotion of children’s sport, activity, fitness and health.

Date/Time

17 March 2016 (Thursday), 7pm – 8.30pm

Tea reception will be served at 6pm

Venue

Singapore Sports Hub Auditorium (within Visitors’ Centre)

Singapore Sports Hub

6 Stadium Walk, Singapore 397698

Costs

FREE

CCE Hours

1.5 hours

Registration

  1. To register, email Ashley/Erny at pess@nie.edu.sg with your name and contact number. Registration closes on 11 March 2016 (Friday) or when maximum capacity is reached.
  2. Maximum capacity of 40 pax.

Disclaimer

Please note that the provision of publicity and recognition of CCE hours for the above courses/workshops/seminar is purely informative and coaches are advised to select their choice of CCE courses/workshops/seminars best suited for their learning needs. Sport Singapore does not have direct regulatory powers over the organisers delivering the publicised courses/workshops/seminars.

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