The International Congress of Athletic Performance and Health in Sports will take place in Istanbul between October 25-27, 2019, at Nisantasi University Neotech Campus. The congress is hosted by Athletic Performance Coaches Association of Turkey (SPKD), Nisantasi University Physical Education and Sports Training Faculty. The training program includes a 3 day scientific program, and workshops offered by Athletic House Academy, National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and guest international presenters.
The theme of the congress is "Bridging the gap between science and practice", and this is an initiative to opening up multidisicplinary dialogue between academic and practicing professionals in the field. Therefore, the congress is aims to unite, university professors, researchers, athletes, performance coaches and trainers as well as allied professionals such as sports and exercise psychologists, sports medicine and rehabilitation professionals, fitness instructors.
Major topics to be addressed are,
multidisiciplinary approach in sports performance,
technology use in sports performance,
nutrition in sports,
psychological endurance in sports,
use of statictics in performance ,
periodisation in athletic performance,
concussion in sports,
evolving physiological requirements for tennis players.
Workshop provided by international expert presenters and master trainers adress periodisation, olympic lifting, complex-core stabilisation training, corrective exercises, plyometric and ballistic exercises. The congress will be preceded by an international certification training for Obesity and Weight Management Specialist by Alexis Batrakoulis, who also shares the same vision as the congress: bridging the gap.
Attendees will be awarded with a certificate of participation, accredited by Turkish Body Building and Fitness Federation, Turkish Soccer Federation, Turkish Basketball Federation, Turkish Association of Soccer Trainers, Turkish Wrestling Federation, North Cyprus Soccer Federation among other associations.