Congress facts

    • Total number of congress participants: 2104
    • Total number of participating countries: 60
    • Plenary sessions: 4
    • Invited symposia sessions: 36
    • Oral symposia: 74
    • Poster presentation sessions: 118

 

Scientific highlights – plenary sessions and Sports Nutrition Symposium

Wednesday, July 04, 2012
Cycling Economy: From Performance to Business
Chair: De Knop Paul, [Belgium]

Speakers:

  • WINNING THE TOUR DE FRANCE: A SPORT SCIENCE PERSPECTIVE, MARTIN, D. [AUSTRALIA] [play] [read]

  • PROFESSIONAL ROAD CYCLING: A BUSINESS NETWORK PERSPECTIVE, LAGAE, W., DEJONGHE, T. [BELGIUM] [play] [read]

Thursday, July 05, 2012
Performance in the Heat: What Happens in your Head?
Chair: Sebastien Racinais [Qatar]

Speakers:

  • THE HOT BRAIN - CEREBRAL METABOLISM AND MOTOR PERFORMANCE DURING EXERCISE IN THE HEAT, NYBO, L. [DENMARK] [play] [read]
    PLEASURE AND OPTIMIZATION OF MUSCULAR EXERCISE, CABANAC, M. [CANADA] [play] [read]

Friday, July 06, 2012
Olympism & Sport (*)
Chair(s): Paavo V. Komi [Finland], Sigmund Loland [Norway]

Speakers:

  • THE IOC AND THE OLYMPIC ATHLETE, ENGEBRETSEN, L. [NORWAY] [play] [read]

  • CAN THE OLYMPIC GAMES CONTRIBUTE TO A BETTER WORLD? LESSONS FROM BEIJING 2008, BROWNELL, S. [UNITED STATES] [play] [read]

Saturday, July 07, 2012
Sport Science in the Heart of Europe (*)
Chair: Romain Meeusen [Belgium]

Speakers:

  • SUDDEN DEATH AND SPORT: STILL A LONG WAY TO GO, JOHAN VIJGEN [BELGIUM] [play]

  • PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, FITNESS, AND HEALTH, AINSWORTH, B. [UNITED STATES] [play] [read]

Friday, July 06, 2012
Sports Nutrition Symposium: Sports Nutrition offered by Mother Earth sponsored by GSSI
Chair(s): Jeukendrup Asker [United Kingdom]

Speakers:

  • BERRIES AND CHERRIES, BOWTELL, J. [UNITED KINGDOM] [play] [read]

  • GREEN TEA, HODGSON, A. [UNITED KINGDOM] [play] [read]

  • BEETROOT AND OTHER SOURCES OF NITRATE, JONES, A. [UNITED KINGDOM] [read]

These sessions can be watched on ECSS.tv YouTube Channel.

 

ECSS Young Investigators Award 2011

  • Total of YIA applicants: 347
  • Total of YIA submissions: 270

1st Rank

Oral Presentation Manuel Gubser (SUI)

Poster Presentation Joey Smeets (NED)

all YIA winners

 

Congress venue

The ‘Oud Sint-Jan’ Congress Centre is a former medieval hospital that dates back to the 11th century and was in function treating patients until 1978. The old hospital wards have been transformed into a state-of-the-art congress centre with spacious congress rooms and all modern facilities. The ‘Oud Sint-Jan’ Congress Centre is located in the medieval quarter of the city.


More ECSS Bruges 2012 images on Flickr - here.