“Monitoring Athlete Training Loads - The Hows and Whys”

23rd to 25th February 2016, Doha QATAR


Aspire Academy has great pleasure in inviting you to their 2nd International Sport Science Conference – “Monitoring Athlete Training Loads – The Hows and Whys”. The conference will run over three days and will bring together experts from around the world who will discuss, debate and share their knowledge on: monitoring training loads in different types of athletes, what to monitor, practical applications for different sports, and review the latest research and technologies for athlete monitoring. Sport Scientists, Coaches and Athletes alike are invited to attend what promises to be an informative and thought-provoking conference.

Session themes will include:

  • Load monitoring - History and future directions.
  • Monitoring training loads in:
    • endurance sports
    • strength/power sports
    • team sports
    • young/developmental athletes
  • Technology for load monitoring
  • Modelling training loads
  • Load monitoring and injury prevention

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Prof. Carl Foster (USA)
  • Dr. Dave Martin (AUS)
  • Dr. Stephen Seiler (NOR)
  • Dr. Bill Sands (USA)
  • Dr. Darren Burgess (AUS)
  • Prof. Martin Buchheit (FRA)
  • Dr. Marco Cardinale (QAT)
  • Prof. Aaron Coutts (AUS)
  • Dr. Tim Gabbett (AUS)
  • Assoc. Prof. Inigo Mujika (ESP)
  • Prof. Warren Gregson (QAT)
  • Dr. Alberto Mendes-Villanueva (QAT)
  • Dr. Michael Kellmann (GER)
  • Mr. Andrew Murray (QAT)
  • Mr. Rod Whiteley (QAT)
  • Dr. Jos J. de Koning (NED)
  • Dr. Matthew Varley (QAT)

Young investigators can apply for the chance to win 1 of 6 travel and accommodation grants to attend this conference by submitting an abstract of their original research related to “Monitoring Athlete Training Loads”. Winners will be invited to present at the conference. Applications from other presenters (oral and poster) are also welcome. Details on how to apply can be found on the conference website: www.aspire.qa/trainingload2016