Sports science lecture: “Heat training to increase endurance performance in elite athletes” – Prof. Dr Bent Rønnestad, PhD – 7 February

You are cordially invited to our upcoming lecture on 7 February at 17:30 in the amphitheatre of “d’Coque”. The event is free to attend and registration is not required. Please note that there will be no livestream for this lecture.

Our guest speaker, Bent Rønnestad, PhD, is a professor at the Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences. He is also a consultant for the Norwegian Olympic Federation and the pro cycling team Visma-Lease a bike.

Bent R. Rønnestad has published more than 50 international peer-reviewed research articles. He is a prominent figure in sports science and is known for his extensive and impactful research. His work focuses mainly on optimising sports performance through evidence-based approaches. He has made a major impact in the world of sports science in areas such as concurrent training, high intensity interval training, periodisation and heat training. His research is recognised for its practical implications and provides valuable insights for athletes, coaches and sports professionals. With a focus on pushing the boundaries of sports science, Prof. Ronnestad continues to make a significant contribution to the field, advancing our understanding of effective training and performance optimisation, including in the area of heat management and performance enhancement in hot environments.

The lecture will be given in English and is primarily aimed at coaches and athletes, but is also open to the general public. The talk itself will last approximately 45 minutes, followed by a 15-minute Q&A session. We hope to see you there!