The Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education is hosting its fifth installment of a free public speakers’ series aimed at addressing current topics in sport, physical activity and health.
Featuring the work of researchers in U of T’s newly-created Centre for Motor Control, the event promises a fascinating discussion about the wonders at work when we reach, flip, grasp and play.
Featured speakers will include:
Olympic gold medalist Rosie MacLennan, who will offer a first-hand account of executing complex movements on the trampoline.
Centre for Motor Control Professors Luc Tremblay, Tim Welsh and Heather Carnahan, who will discuss:
- How the brain and body communicate during complex and simple movements
- How real-world movement principles apply to the virtual environment
- How, where and when to apply these theories to the hospital setting
Admission is FREE. All are welcome. Register online now!