4th International Congress on Soldiers’ Physical Performance 28 November - 1 December 2017
Melbourne Australia
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Program

Tuesday 28 November 2017

Broad Theme: Workforce Generation
08.00 - 09.00 Arrival and registration
09.00 - 10.00 Opening Ceremony
  Dr Alex Zelinski, CDS
  Introduction to congress soldier lifecycle theme, (Presenter TBC)
10.00 - 10.30 Morning tea
10.30 - 11.30 Thematic session Thematic session Thematic session
11.30 - 12.30 Invited symposia Thematic session Thematic session
12.30 - 13.30 Lunch & Posters
13.30 - 14.30 The underlying mechanisms of overtraining and management strategies in the military environment
Professor Romain Meeusen (BEL)
13.30 - 14.30  
14.30 - 15.30 Thematic session Thematic session Thematic session
15.30 - 16.00 Afternoon tea
16.00 - 17.00 Managing musculoskeletal injuries in the military environment
Dr Bruce Jones (US)
17.00 - 18.00 TBC    
18.00 Opening Ceremony Level 1, Melbourne Convention Centre Foyer
MAJGEN Simone Wilkie

Wednesday 29 November 2017

Broad Theme: Workforce Maintenance
08.00 - 09.00 Arrival and registration
09.00 - 10.00 Optimising physical training adaptations and military performance
Professor Heikki Kyröläinen (FIN)
10.00 - 10.30 Morning tea
10.30 - 11.30 Thematic session Thematic session Thematic session
11.30 - 12.30 Invited symposia Thematic session Thematic session
12.30 - 13.30 Lunch & Posters
13.30 - 14.30 Limits to exercise tolerance in humans – mind over muscle?
Professor Sam Marcora (UK)
14.30 - 15.30 Thematic session Thematic session Thematic session
15.30 - 16.00 Afternoon tea
16.00 - 17.00 Roundtable (TBC)

Thursday 30 November 2017

Broad Theme: Workforce Maintenance and Regeneration
08.00 - 09.00 Breakfast seminar - TBC
09.00 - 10.00 Resistance training, it’s a no brainer…
Professor Maria Fiatarone-Singh (AUS)
10.00 - 10.30 Morning tea
10.30 - 11.30 Thematic session Thematic session Thematic session
11.30 - 12.30 Invited symposia Thematic session Thematic session
12.30 - 13.30 Lunch & Posters
13.30 - 14.30 Supporting training and performance in the military environment through nutrition and supplementation
Professor Louise Burke (AUS)
14.30 - 15.30 Thematic session Thematic session Thematic session
15.30 - 16.00 Afternoon tea
16.00 - 17.00 Role and benefits of wearable physiological sensors in the military
Dr Karl Friedl (US)

Friday 1 December 2017

Broad Theme: Equipping/augmenting the workforce | Research translation to practice
09.00 - 10.00 The application of wearable technologies in the military context
Associate Professor Thor Besier (NZ)
10.00 - 10.30 Morning tea
10.30 - 11.30 Thematic session Thematic session Thematic session
11.30 - 12.30 Invited symposia Thematic session Thematic session
12.30 - 13.30 Lunch & Posters
13.30 - 14.30 Head, Land Capability – Australian Army
MAJGEN Kathryn Toohey (AUS)
14.30 - 15.30 Thematic session Thematic session Thematic session
15.30 - 16.00 Afternoon tea
16.00 - 17.00 Roundtable (TBC)
18.00 Networking Function - Meat Market - South Wharf

The program is subject to change.

Page information up to date as of 12 May 2017 AEST.
Key dates
Registration Opens 28 November 2016
Call for Abstracts Open 28 November 2016
Call for Session Proposals Opens 28 November 2016
Applications for Travel Grants Open 28 November 2016
Call for Session Proposals Closes 30 April 2017
Applications for Travel Grants Closes 31 May 2017
Call for Abstracts Close 30 June 2017
Notification to Authors and Travel Grant Applications 18 August 2017
Early Bird Registration Deadline 28 September 2017
ICSPP 2017 28 November –
1 December 2017