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.