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Special event: Maximising athlete performance through Sports Science

Insights from Professor Barry Drust

UniSC's Centre for Human Factors and Sociotechnical Systems welcomes world renowned sport scientist Professor Barry Drust who will deliver a public lecture that will provide valuable insights into cutting-edge sports science.

Professor Drust will present his work on enhancing athlete physical performance in elite level sport, including experiences with Liverpool FC, and the England Men’s Football team. He will also touch on how semi-professional and community sport athletes with limited resources can benefit from sports science practises.

Date: 6 to 7pm, 8 April 2024
Location: Innovation Centre, UniSC Sunshine Coast
Cost: Free

About the presenter

Professor Barry Drust is a world leading expert in sports science at the University of Birmingham, UK. He has published over 200 peer-reviewed scientific articles in exercise physiology. Professor Drust has held positions as a sport science consultant to The England Men’s football team, Liverpool FC, Rangers FC, and The Association of Sporting Directors.

Professor Drust is actively involved in directing the research for several Premier League and Football League organisations around the world. He also advises the global sports industry by providing expert knowledge to companies such as Nike, and sports injury AI company Zone7.

Professor Barry Drust is a world-leading expert in Sports Science.

Who should attend?

This lecture is a must-attend for:

  • Local elite and semi-professional athletes,
  • Community level sports groups,
  • Researchers,
  • students,
  • Coaches, and
  • Anyone interested in the application of sports science to enhance athletic performance

Attendees have a unique opportunity to gain expert knowledge directly from one of the field's leading figures.

Professor Drust will be available after the lecture for networking and questions.

Register to secure your ticket