Beat the heat - the impact of training & performance in hot conditions

Two young men are training together in the gym

Bond's Exercise and Sports Science invite you to attend their seminar: Beat the Heat - The Impact of Training & Performance in Hot Conditions - presented by Vernon Coffey, Fergus O'Connor and Greg Cox.

The heat of summer in Australia has a dramatic effect on the thermal environment experienced by recreational and professional athletes during training and competition for sport. This seminar will focus on the challenges for people exercising in hot conditions, the physiological strain, changes in performance capacity, and need for specific hydration strategies during preparation and competition in the heat.

When | Monday, 16 September 2019
Time | 6.30 - 7.30pm

Venue | Level 1, Bond Institute of Health and Sport, 2 Promethean Way, Robina
Light refreshments provided.

Meet our presenters

Vernon Coffey: The physiological strain of exercise in the heat

Vernon Coffey is an Associate Professor in Exercise and Sport Science at Bond University and his research focuses on various aspects of muscle physiology and human performance.

Fergus O'Connor: Effect of heat stress on training and performance

Fergus O'Connor is a doctoral candidate at Bond University and Sports Scientist at the Gold Coast Suns. His PhD is on investigating the effect of heat stress on team sport performance.

Greg Cox: Hydration during performance when it's hot and humid

Greg Cox is an Associate Professor of Dietetics at Bond University and registered Sports Dietitian who has over 20 years’ experience working in elite sport in Australia including triathlon and kayaking.