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The Science Behind the Olympics - School Masterclasses

Released: 28.04.16

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A number of dates in July are available for school group Masterclasses which focus on the scientific principles behind this summer’s Olympic games.

At the forefront of research, experts Dr Gary Shum, Dr Christina Karatzaferi, Dr Giorgos Sakkas, and Dr Joseph Layden will reveal the secrets behind elite sport science.   


  • Biosciences  - identifying advanced biomarkers
  • Clinical Exercise Physiology – environmental challenges 
  • Nutrition for Sport and Health – managing fatigue
  • Rehabilitation & Osteopathy – optimal performance


Running daily Monday to Friday, from 4 July  -15 July, 2016.

Morning session 9:30-11:30

Afternoon session 12:30-2:30 

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