The European College of Sport Science (ECSS), in collaboration with the host of its 29th Annual Congress – the University of the West of Scotland (UWS) – and congress partner Glasgow Convention Bureau, presents an enlightening evening of free public lecture titled Benefits of Staying Active Across our Lifespan.

True to Glasgow’s sporting essence, our eminent experts of sport science will delve into scientific motives for leading an active lifestyle and the effects that various activities have on our human body. Save the date for an evening of fun with fitness!

Date: Monday, 1 July 2024
Time: 19:30-21:30
Venue: The Social Hub (Glasgow City Centre)
Target Audience: Sport and physical activity enthusiasts, fitness club members, coaches, local sport organisations/federations, PE teachers, recreational and professional athletes, informal sport groups (e.g., jogging and outdoor fitness groups), media and everybody who is interested!

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19:30 Welcoming physically active Glaswegians 
19:35   Prof Alexander Ferrauti Introducing the European College of Sport Science – Vision and Missions
19:45   Prof Richard Davison Sport and physical activity participation in Scotland: The numbers you need to know! 
20:00   Prof Gayle McPherson  Major sporting events and perceptions of disability sport 
20:15   Prof Truls Raastad  It all starts with moving… Active muscles and human health 
20:30   Prof Alexander Ferrauti  Which sport is healthiest? Fitness, Golf, Tennis, Jogging or other? 
20:45 Discussion and Conclusion


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The 29th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science is proudly hosted by the University of the West of Scotland (UWS).
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