University of Toronto Spring Symposium "New Heights in Human Performance: The Symbiosis of Brain and Body"

Monday, April 22, 2013

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!

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