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Maidenhead, Berkshire, United Kingdom, 2011/10/26 - The UK’s premier forum for sport and exercise medicine, ASICS UKsem, is pleased to confirm the attendance of HRH The Princess Royal on 23 November 2011, who will be officially opening the conference at the Excel Centre in London - UKsem.org.
The Princess Royal will attend the conference in the morning to deliver a short speech, before taking some time to tour the Exhibition and Sports Demonstration area.
Organised by the British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine (BASEM), this year's conference looks set to break new records for attendance and has set its sights on creating a new standard in the world of medical conferencing.
Speakers will present over four days on a wide range of significant issues currently impacting the sports industry. Topics will span from the use of Human Growth Hormone, the impact of genetics on performance and the Barefoot Running debate.
Some of the biggest names in the industry are heading the bill this year, including; Daniel Lieberman, ‘The Barefoot Professor’, Liverpool Football Club’s Director of Football Strategy, Damien Comolli, and UK Athletics Head Coach, Charles van Commenee.
More headline speakers are due to be confirmed for ASICS UKsem 2011 shortly.
For further information on the conference and speakers please follow us on Twitter @UKsem, join the Facebook page or go to the website to register as a delegate and view the full programme of events.
Once again ASICS UKsem (uksem.org) has partnered with leading running performance brand ASICS. ASICS’ ‘Sound Mind, Sound Body’ ethos, promoting both physical and mental wellbeing through science and innovation, is well aligned with a key ambition of UKsem, which makes the brand an ideal title sponsor of the event.
Europe’s leading sports nutrition company, Maxinutrition also continues its support of ASICS UKsem as the event’s official nutrition partner.
UKsem organiser Dr Andrew Franklyn-Miller said: “We are delighted to open the conference to delegates and excited by this year’s selection of speakers which include some of the most prominent and knowledgeable experts in the industry. Taking place with just one month to go until our Olympic year, the conference will address key issues affecting athletes poised to compete in the world’s greatest sporting event.”
“We aim to become the top one-stop conference in Europe for all disciplines relating to sport and exercise medicine and with the support and expertise of these sponsors we are confident we will achieve that target.”