Tuesday 25 July 2017
Sheffield Hallam University
12.0.06 Lecture Theatre
Charles Street Building
As Usain Bolt and Mo Farah prepare to take their final bows on the track at the World Championships in August, a panel of world-leading sport academics from Sheffield Hallam University discuss what it takes to be a world champion.
Yorkshire's best-loved sports presenter, BBC Look North's Tanya Arnold, will host the event taking questions from the audience around the development of sports technology and equipment, sports nutrition and anti-doping, the psychology behind an elite athlete as well as a behind-the-scenes insight into what it takes to train a medal-winning Olympian.
Members of the audience are invited to put questions to our panel of experts and join in the discussions around some of the most pressing sporting issues of our generation.
The panel will be made up of - Dr David James, Dr Mayur Ranchordas, Joanne Butt & Paul Greaves.
Refreshments will be served from 6pm and the event will begin at 6.30pm prompt.
Places are free, but must be booked in advance.