2019 Human Performance Conference at JU "From Science to Sport," Saturday, March 2, 2019

Jacksonville University will host its second annual Human Performance Conference on Saturday, March 2, 2019.

This conference brings together leaders from the fields of Strength and Conditioning, Sports Medicine, and Sports Nutrition. The event is a tremendous learning opportunity for scientists, strength and conditioning coaches, personal trainers, dieticians, and any members of a sport science support staff.

Registration

Early bird registration deadline: Friday, February 8, 2019

Student Rates

  • Before or on February 8: $35
  • On or after February 9: $50

Professional Rates

  • Before or on February 8: $95
  • On or after February 9: $135

Submit an Abstract

For the first time, we will be accepting abstracts for poster presentations!

Download the call for abstracts, and then submit your abstract (in PDF format) for consideration. You will be notified if your abstract has been accepted.

Call for Abstracts

Schedule

Please note that the speakers and presentations may change without prior notice.

  • 8:45 – Opening Remarks
  • 9:00 – Dr. Bryan Mann, "20 Years of Lessons in Strength and Conditioning"
  • 10:00 – Dr. Catherine Saenz, "Ketogenic Diets in Athletics: Science vs Application"
  • 11:00 – Dr. Abbie Smith-Ryan, ""A Whole Body Approach: Implications of Body Composition in Sport and Injury""
  • 12:00 – Lunch (provided)
  • 1:00 – Scientific Poster Session
  • 2:00 – Dr. David Hooper, "The Importance of Heavy Strength Training in Endurance Athletes"
  • 3:00 – AJ Neibel, "The Role of Sports Science in the N.F.L."
  • 4:00 – Brian Bert, "Pre-Screening and Performance Data Implementation with a Small School Budget" 
  • 5:00 – Closing Remarks

Speakers

Please note that the speakers and presentations may change without prior notice.

Abbie Smith-Ryan Ph.D., CSCS*D, FNSCA, FACSM, FISSN

Abbie Smith-Ryan Ph.D., CSCS*D, FNSCA, FACSM, FISSN Keynote Speaker

Associate Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Topic: "A Whole Body Approach: Implications of Body Composition in Sport and Injury"

AJ Neibel

AJ Neibel

Athletic Performance Specialist, Jacksonville Jaguars

Topic: "The Role of Sports Science in the N.F.L."

Bryan Mann, Ph.D., CSCS

Bryan Mann, Ph.D., CSCS

Assistant Professor, University of Miami

Topic: "20 Years of Lessons in Strength and Conditioning"

Brian Bert MS, SCCC, CSCS-RSCC, Pn-1

Brian Bert MS, SCCC, CSCS-RSCC, Pn-1

Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, University of North Florida

Topic: "Pre-Screening and Performance Data Implementation with a Small School Budget"

Catherine Saenz, PhD, RD, CSCS

Catherine Saenz, Ph.D., RD, CSCS

Assistant Professor, Jacksonville University

Topic: "Ketogenic Diets in Athletics: Science vs Application"

David Hooper, PhD, CSCS,*D

David Hooper, Ph.D., CSCS,*D

Assistant Professor, Jacksonville University

Topic: "The Importance of Heavy Strength Training in Endurance Athletes"

Continuing Education & CEUs

We are proud to offer Continuing Education Units through each of the following organizations:

  • National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM): 0.7 CEUs
  • Athletics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA): 0.7 CEUs
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA): 0.6 CEUs

Logo: National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Approved Provider

Logo: Athletics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) Approved Provider

Logo: National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Approved Provider

Become a Sponsor

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