Cutting Edge 2012: Behind Cycling
7pm - 8.30pm
Throughout 2012, join world-class researchers and top Team GB and Paralympics GB stars, in locations across the UK, to see amazing athletic demonstrations, discuss elite performance and share your views on the research behind the UK’s sporting achievements. Cutting Edge 2012 is a Research Councils UK initiative, in partnership with the Royal Institution, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, The Institute of Engineering and Technology and PODIUM (the Further and Higher Education Unit for the 2012 Games).
Sports scientist Professor Steve Haake hosts an evening of debate that looks at the research that lies behind Team GB’s success. Come along to put your questions to the experts about elite sport and take part in a demonstration-packed, interactive evening. A world-class cyclist will join panellists, Dr Harry Rossiter, a physiology expert discussing how to enhance elite performance in sport and Professor Louis Passfield exploring the fine line between nutrition and doping in sport. Dr David James will lead discussions on how far research and new technologies should be used in the quest to win gold.
Tickets are free, but must be booked in advance.
Please note this event takes place at;
The Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC), Exhibition Way, Glasgow, Lanarkshire G3 8YW
Cutting Edge 2012 is one of the outstanding projects granted the London 2012 Inspire mark, the badge of the London 2012 Inspire programme, which recognises exceptional and innovative projects inspired by the 2012 Games.