SPORT SCIENCE IS A VALUABLE PROFESSION THAT IS OFTEN MISUNDERSTOOD. THIS UNIQUE DISCIPLINE CAN EXERT A GREAT IMPACT ON PERFORMANCE DURING SPORTING EVENTS. THIS ROUNDTABLE IS DESIGNED TO CLARIFY SEVERAL KEY CONCEPTS CENTRAL TO UNDERSTANDING WHAT SPORT SCIENCE IS AND HOW TO BECOME A SPORT SCIENTIST.
David Bishop is currently an associate professor at the Facoltà di Scienze Motorie, in Verona, Italy.
Jay Hoffman is professor and the chair of the Department of Health and Exercise Science at The College of New Jersey.
Naoki Kawamori is currently a sport scientist at the Japan Institute of Sports Sciences in Tokyo, Japan.
Robert U. Newton is currently foundation professor of Exercise and Sport Science at Edith Cowan University in Perth, Western Australia, Australia.
Bill Sands is the recovery center leader and sport scientist at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Mike Stone is currently the Exercise and Sports Science Laboratory Director in the Department of Kinesiology, Leisure, and Sport Science at East Tennessee State University.