Applied Sports Science for Performance Workshop

Thursday 13 January 2022 (05:30-09:30)

As we mark the Commonwealth Games 2022 Queen's Baton Relay arriving in India, join the Sports Authority of India and University of Birmingham experts for a discussion on Applied Sports Science for Performance. This event will be streamed live via the Sports Authority of India Facebook page


11.00IST (05.30GMT): Welcome & opening remarks

Keynote addresses:

  • Shri Sandip Pradhan (DG SAI, Guest of Honour)


12.00IST (06.30GMT):   Plenary discussion – “How can applied sports science support elite performance in India?”

  • Dr Pradip Dutta (Head of High Performance Analysis, Khelo India)
  • Dr Bibhu Nayak (Chair of NIH H&S Committee)
  • Dr Martin Toms (UoB)
  • Mr Rushdee Warley (CEO Inspire Institute)
  • Chair:  Mr Vijay Lokapally


13.00IST (07.30GMT) Sports Science for performance lectures:

  • 13.00IST (07.30GMT) Dr (Brig) Bibhu Nayak – (Chair of NIH H&S Committee) – Applied Sports Science in Hockey
  • 13.20IST (07.50GMT) Dr S. R. Sarala (SAI) – Applied Sports Medicine
  • 13.40IST (08.10GMT) Professor Barry Drust (UoB) Applied Sports Physiology 
  • 14.00IST (08.30GMT) Professor Joan Duda (UoB) Applied Sports Psychology
  • 14.20IST (08.50GMT) Dr Gareth Wallis (UoB) Applied Sports Nutrition 


15.00IST (09.30GMT) Thank you, next steps & close

  • Lord Karan Bilimoria (Chancellor, UoB)
  • Dr Martin Toms

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