Join us for Day 2 of our Sports Conference, 'How to Secure Peak Athletic Performance.'
This conference will explore the different methods in which sports technology can be applied to athletic training, injury risk mitigation, and overall club management.
We are happy to feature speakers from industry-leading organizations such as WIMU, JOTA Sport, Firstbeat, Kinduct, and more, who will share insights about the sport technology space.
We hope that by showing the innovative combination of measuring and management tools, performance / strength coaches, athletic trainers, sports scientists, and others will discover new ways to improve athletic health and performance.
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Maarten Gijssel is an innovator entirely engaged and in tune with technology advancements in sports performance related contracted research, product development and data valorization, guiding sports entities in adopting a system approach with a strong focus on valorization.
Peter is a sport scientist working with WIMU, the wearable athlete tracking technology provider of elite teams around the world. His role entails company and product presentations, in addition to the provision of scientific support to clients. With data informed decisions at centre stage, WIMU strives to answer the most demanding sport performance questions. In an ever-changing sport environment, the WIMU ecosystem adapts to the challenges that arise.
Veli-Pekka Kurunmäki is in charge of Firstbeat’s work in the competitive sports arena with the world’s leading teams and athletes. He has over 10 years of experience in putting the physiological knowledge at play for coaches for making better coaching decisions in athlete development, performance optimization and injury prevention. He has studied exercise physiology at the University of Jyväskylä and has personal experience in competitive sports in international level.
Dr Philip Graham-Smith has had a long and established career as a biomechanist working in academia, professional sport and private industry. He is currently Head of Biomechanics and Innovation at Aspire Academy in Qatar and was formerly Head of Department and Associate Head of School for Business and Engagement at the University of Salford. Phil is a Fellow and accredited member of BASES, a Chartered Scientist, an ISPAS Level 5 Accredited Performance Analyst, and a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (NSCA). He provided biomechanical support to UK Athletics jumps squads for over 21 years prior to leaving for Qatar in 2013. In the 4 years leading to the London Olympics Phil was consultant Head of Biomechanics at the English Institute of Sport and was a consultant to the footwear company FitFlops from 2006 to 2013. Phil was also the co-founder of ForceDecks, a dual force platform system which has been adopted by over 500 high performances sport institutes and professional sports teams worldwide. Phil’s passion and purpose is to help athletes, coaches and support teams to apply biomechanical principles in a simple and practical way.
Johan Rogestedt has a Master’s degree in Engineering Physics from Chalmers, Gothenburg, and is a elite middle distance runner. He has been working in data science and software engineering at Svexa since February 2021, where he focuses on building individual, adaptive, and optimizing algorithms for elite and recreational sports and health. He is 12- times national champion in Sweden, currently holds two national records, and has participated at eight European Championships (10th best place).
Carmen is a Technical Physician, working as Sr. Technical Application Specialist and Team lead in the Innovations & New Business department of Xsens | Movella. She has worked as a Technical Physician in an orthopeadic clinic (OCON) where she focussed on assessing sports specific rehabilitation after ACL reconstruction.
Cassie is the Human Performance Specialist at JOTA. She has worked in multiple high performance sport settings including Australian Rules Football (AFL), Australian Ballet School and many Olympic athletes. Her areas of passion are biomechanics, which has lead her to develop her unique systems of training mechanics to perform a pit stop in motorsport.