1st Endurance Research Conference

THE SCIENCE BEHIND ENDURANCE PERFORMANCE


Open Lecture


We are pleased to offer a free talk on Brain Training, Neuroscience, and the Limits of Endurance. The event is open to everyone and will be held on Friday 4 September at 4.00pm in the University of Kent's Pilkington Building (Medway Campus).

Renowned blogger and Runner's World Journalist Dr Alex Hutchinson will be delivering the Open Lecture on psychology in endurance sport. Dr Hutchinson's talk is titled 'It's All in Your Head!: Brain Training, Neuroscience, and the Limits of Endurance'.

“It's All in Your Head!”: Brain Training, Neuroscience, and the Limits of Endurance


Date:
Friday 4 September 2015
Time: 4.00-5.00pm
Speaker: Dr Alex Hutchinson

Alex Hutchinson (@sweatscience) is a journalist who writes about the science of endurance sport. He is a columnist for Runner's World and writes the magazine's Sweat Science blog, and also contributes to Outside, the New York Times, the New Yorker, and numerous other publications. As a distance runner, he represented Canada in track, road, and cross-country competitions around the world. Before becoming a journalist, Hutchinson received his Ph.D. in physics from the University of Cambridge and pursued post-doctoral research with the U.S. National Security Agency. His most recent book is Which Comes First, Cardio or Weights?: Fitness Myths, Training Truths, and Other Surprising Discoveries from the Science of Exercise. He lives in Toronto.

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