The Biomedical Basis of Elite Performance
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Monday 19 March
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Cardiac, respiratory and vascular aspects of performance
08.30–11.00
Chair: Michael White (
University of Birmingham, UK)
Published by Experimental Physiology
08.30–09.00 Vascular adaptation in athletes: Is there an "Athlete's Artery"?
Daniel J Green (Liverpool John Moores University, UK)
09.00–09.30 The athlete's heart
Benjamin Levine (University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA)
09.30–10.00 Respiratory/pulmonary system limitations to performance
Markus Amann (University of Utah, USA)
10.00–10.30 The cardiovascular system and the ageing athlete
Allison DeVan (University of Colorado, USA)
10.30–11.00 Cardiovascular limitations in the Paralympic athlete with a spinal cord injury
Daniel Theisen (CRP Santé, Luxembourg)

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Drugs in sport
14.00–16.00
Chair: Ian McGrath (
University of Glasgow, UK)
Published by British Journal of Pharmacology
14.00–14.30 Erythopoietin and blood doping
Carsten Lundby (University of Zurich, Switzerland)
14.30–15.00 Drugs that are abused
David Cowan (King's College London, UK)
15.00–15.30 Testosterone in sport
Fawzi Kadi (Örebro University, Sweden)
15.30–16.00 The athlete biological passport
Martial Saugy (Swiss Laboratory for Doping Analyses, Epalinges, Switzerland)

Tuesday 20 March
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Neuromuscular function, muscle phenotype and mass regulation
08.30–11.00
Chair: Steve Harridge (
King's College London, UK)
Published by The Journal of Physiology
08.30–09.00 Central fatigue
Simon Gandevia (Neurosci. Res. Australia and UNSW, Sydney, Australia)
09.00–09.30 Satellite cells, myogenesis and training
Peter Zammit (King's College London, UK)
09.30–10.00 Fibre type transition and training
Stefano Schiaffino (Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy)
10.00–10.30 Neural and muscular limitations in the Paralympic athlete
Jan Lexell (Lund University Hospital, Sweden)
10.30–11.00 Ageing human muscles and tendons: the master athlete
Marco Narici (Manchester Metropolitan University, UK)

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Exercise metabolism
14.00–16.00
Chair: Paul Greenhaff (
University of Nottingham, UK)
Published by The Journal of Physiology
14.00–14.30 Role of protein turnover in adaptation
Phil Atherton (University of Nottingham, UK)
14.30–15.00 Regulation and limitations to fat oxidation during exercise
Bente Kiens (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
15.00–15.30 Carbohydrate metabolism during exercise and training
Erik Richter (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
15.30–16.00 High intensity intermittent training
Marty Gibala (McMaster University, Canada)

Wednesday 21 March
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Thermoregulation
08.30–10.00
Chair: Ron Maughan (
Loughborough University, UK)
Published by Experimental Physiology
08.30–09.00 Human thermoregulation and the cardiovascular system
Jose Gonzalez-Alonso (Brunel University, UK)
09.00–09.30 Dehydration and exercise performance
Mike Sawka (Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, USA)
09.30–10.00 Brain temperature and exercise performance
Lars Nybo (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)

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Genomics and exercise
10.00–11.00
Chair: Carolyn Greig (
University of Edinburgh, UK)
Published by Experimental Physiology
10.00–10.30 Genomic predictors of trainability
Claude Bouchard (Pennington Biomedical Research Center, USA)
10.30–11.00 Genome-wide responses to training
Jamie A Timmons (University of London, UK)

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Sports and exercise medicine
14.00–16.00
Chair: Michael Kjaer (
University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
Published by Scandinavian Journal of Sports and Exercise Medicine
14.00–14.30 Exercise therapy – the public health message
Steven Blair (University of South Carolina, USA)
14.30–15.00 Training and bone – from health to injury
Magnus Karlsson (Lund University, Sweden)
15.00–15.30 Tendon overuse and development of injury
Michael Kjær (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
15.30–16.00 Rehabilitation of muscle after injury - role of anti-inflammatory drugs
Ulla Ramer Mikkelsen (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)

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Joint Meeting of The Physiological Society, the British Pharmacological Society and Wiley-Blackwell; supported by Gatorade Sports Science Institute.
The Physiological Society British Pharmacological Society Wiley-Blackwell Gatorade Sports Science Institute
  Other sponsors  
  BBSRC  
  Speakers include  
  UK Sport  
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  Speakers' manuscripts to be published in  
The Journal of Physiology

British Journal of Pharmacology

Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports

Experimental Physiology

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