Rohit Bharadwaj, Secretary, Sports Authority of India (SAI), reiterated the function of Sports Science within the promotion of sports excellence.
“SAI now asks for the recommendations of all the experts that are present here, on how to get coaches and athletes at the grassroots level to incorporate sports science as a part of their daily routines besides amalgamating this as a part of their training sessions. We also need your recommendations on how to get the junior athletes to understand that sports science is an important aspect of sports, especially with regards to their performance,” he mentioned.
Eminent Sports Experts addressed the viewers over the day which lined matters akin to – How can utilized sports science help elite efficiency in India, Applied Sports Science in Hockey by Dr (Col) Bibhu Nayak of SAI, Applied Sports Medicine by Dr. S.R. Sarla of SAI, Applied Sports Physiology by Professor Barry Drust from UoB, Applied Sports Psychology by Professor Joan Duda of UoB, and Applied Sports Nutrition by Dr. Gareth Wallis of UoB.
The periods have been additionally attended by Lord Karan Bilimoria, Chancellor, UoB, who gave the closing remarks for the occasion and mentioned such collaborations assist construct stronger relationships between the 2 nations and that he’s joyful to be an element of this initiative.