September 13, 2010

Rowing Science Seminar in OKC

The Oklahoma City National High Performance Center and the Kossev Consortium will present a one-day Rowing Science Seminar in conjunction with the OCU Head of the Oklahoma Regatta. The seminar will be held Friday, October 8, 8 AM to 4 PM, with an optional early morning on-the-water session.

During the seminar, national and international sport science experts will discuss their research and the practical applications of science and technology to the art of rowing. The speakers will share best practices and explore how the sport of rowing can be enhanced through available performance technology. Topics appropriate for coaches at all levels as well as masters and elite athletes, will include:

  • the physics of the stroke cycle
  • rowing biomechanics
  • nutrition and optimal performance
  • how to maximize use of readily accessible performance technology
  • additional topics tailored for junior and collegiate coaches

Speakers currently slated include sports medicine specialist Katherine Ackerman, MD/MPH, world renowned biomechnical expert Valery Kleshnev, PhD; and University of Miami Head coach Andrew Carter, a collegiate rowing coach with international experience in applied sports science.

Registration for the seminar is $75; the optional on-the-water session is $25.

Please register here:

For more information, email Julie McCleery at

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