Previous A-STEM seminars

2017 seminars

Date and timeSpeakerTitle

16th February 2017

Dr Michael Johnston

The application of strength and conditioning science in British Athletics


2015/16 seminars

Date and timeSpeakerTitle

9th Oct 2015

Silvia Camporesi

Ethics of Regulating Competition for Female Athletes with Hyperandrogenism

29th Oct 2015

Keith George

Can you overdose on exercise?

26th Nov 2015 Grant Trewartha Crouch-Bind-Set: injury prevention and biomechanical analysis of cervical spine loading in rugby scrummaging
10th Dec 2015 Lillebeth Larun

Exercise Therapy and Systematic Reviews

28th Jan 2016

Esther Van Sluijs

Physical activity promotion in young people: where, when and what to target?

3rd February 2016

Chris Barnes

An objective view of athlete loading in elite sport

25th Feb 2016

Craig Twist

The current state of athlete monitoring in team sports: Do we really know what we’re measuring?

17th March 2016 Keynote Speaker TBC  A-STEM Postgraduate Conference 2016
28th April 2016

Vish Unnithan

The efficacy of team sport training in young athletes: Implications for cardiovascular health

15th September 2016

Dr Ellen Dawson

The effect of acute exercise on vascular function

2014/15 seminars

Date and timeSpeakerTitle
19th September 2014 Flemming Dela Physical training in the prevention and treatment of Type 2 diabetes
25th September 2014 Michael Rosenberg Gamification in physical activity interventions
30th October 2014 Chris Harwood Getting youth sport right for young athletes: Contemporary research and practice considerations in psychology
30th January 2015 John Dickinson Dealing with Exercise Respiratory Symptoms: Dysfunctional Airways or Dysfunction Breathing?
27th February 2015 Zoe Knowles Learning from the experts: creative and reflective methodologies for research with children
27th March 2015 Neil Armstrong Elite young athletes: Are we creating superhumans or premature health problems?
 24th April 2015 Katy Taylor  Project FFAB (Fun Fast Activity Blasts): Implementation of novel modes of high-intensity interval training in school and community settings
28th May 2015 Nicky Ridgers Patterns of Children’s Physical Activity and Sedentary Time
29th May 2015 Michael Grey TBC
19th June 2015 Trevor Hansel Blotting and scraping the nose and airways: from hay fever to asthma

2013/2014 seminars

Date and timeSpeakerTitleLocation
25th October 2013 John Jakeman HITting the spot - short term fad or here to stay? 3pm - Civil and Computational Lecture Theatre
8th November 2013 Stuart Fairclough Physical activity-related interventions in children and young people. Commentary and lessons learned 3pm - Civil and Computational Lecture Theatre
29th November 2013 Alan Barker The influence of exercise intensity on cardio-metabolic health outcomes in adolescents: insights from acute exercise  3pm - Civil and Computational Lecture Theatre
13th December 2013 Ian Davies The relationship between dietary intake and cardio-metabolic risk in children aged 10-11 years
3pm - Civil and Computational Lecture Theatre
24th January 2014 Kent Kowalski Self-compassion in Sport, Health, and Exercise Psychology 3pm - Civil and Computational Lecture Theatre
28th February 2014 Sean Cumming Recent advances in the study of biological maturation in the context of sport and exercise 3pm - Civil and Computational Lecture Theatre 
21st March 2014 Duncan Buchan Cardio-metabolic health in Scottish youth: Relationships and areas of intervention 3pm - Civil and Computational Lecture Theatre
30th May 2014 Dale Esliger Innovations in Pervasive Movement and Physiological Measurement: Sport, Fitness, and Exercise Medicine Applications 3pm - Civil and Computational Lecture Theatre

2013 seminars

Date and timeSpeakerTitleLocation
Friday 1st February 2013 Prof Susan Ward Inferences for Limitations of Exercise Tolerance from Oxygen Uptake Kinetics in Health and Disease 3pm - Civil and Computational Lecture Theatre
Friday 1st March 2013 Prof Ian Macdonald Newer insights into dietary aspects of obesity development and management 3pm - Civil and Computational Lecture Theatre
Friday 15th March Prof Russ Jago Friend and family influences on youth physical activity & screen-viewing: Designing new interventions 3pm - Civil and Computational Lecture Theatre
Friday 26th April Prof Andrew Jones Why Popeye got it right: dietary nitrate and muscle performance 3pm - Civil and Computational Lecture Theatre

2012 seminars

Date and timeSpeakerTitleLocation
Friday 26th October, 12.30pm Dr Emily Oliver and Dr Rhys Thatcher
Department of Sport and Exercise Science, Aberystwyth University
Physical Activity in Ageing, Rehabilitation and Health Executive meeting room, Talbot, Swansea University
Friday 9th November, 3pm Danielle Christian
College of Human and Health Sciences, Swansea University
Theoretical models of behaviour change in relation to physical activity Executive meeting room, Talbot, Swansea University
Wednesday 28th November, 2pm Prof Gareth Stratton
A-STEM Research Centre, Swansea University
From Fitness to Fatness and Back Again: Science from Community to Laboratory  TBC
Thursday 29th November, 7.00pm Prof Gareth Stratton
A-STEM Research Centre, Swansea University
Sports and Exercise Science: From Playground to Podium Faraday Lecture Theatre, Swansea University