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STEM Café: The changing face of sports today

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Name: STEM Café: The changing face of sports today
Date: June 11, 2019
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM CDT
Event Description:
Due to changing demographics, data analytics and enhanced training and nutrition regimens, sports have changed significantly in recent years. How have women’s sports grown in recent decades as more girls and women embrace the opportunity to play? How have sports changed at all levels now that data analytics impacts the way coaches recruit, train and organize teams? And how has the experience of athletes on the field changed as athletes become bigger and stronger than ever before, shifting the physics of football? Join us for a lively discussion of recent changes in sports, featuring: Christina Sutcliffe, NIU Softball Head Coach Debra Boughton, NIU Senior Associate Athletics Director Lisa Carlsen, NIU Basketball Women’s Head Coach Thomas Hammock, NIU Head Football Coach Mike Eads, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Physics
Location:
Two Brothers Roundhouse 205 N Broadway, Aurora, IL 60505
Date/Time Information:
June 11, 2019 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Contact Information:
Judith Dymond email jdymond@niu.edu or call 815-753-4751
Fees/Admission:
This event is free and open to the public. Food and drink available for purchase.
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