Training Elite Athletes

image002 The University of Alberta, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine , as part of their Distinguished Speaker Series is sponsoring a talk

Applied Research to support the paralympic wheelchair athlete for Beijing

By Dr. Vicky Tolfrey, Loughborigh University, United Kingdom

Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 5 PM

2- 39 Corbett Hall

Refreshments to Follow

Dr. Tolfrey is Director of the Peter Harrison Centre for Disability Sport, a member of the International Paralympic Sport Science and Medicine Group and acts as a sport science consultant for the Great Britain  Wheelchair Basketball Association.

This talk will be of interest to those involved in elite athletes with disabilities and the philosophical and ethical issues associated with paralympic sport.

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