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10-03-2001, 02:09 AM
"To bring together experts and practitioners in the field of physical
fitness to discuss its impact on recruiting, selection, training and
retention of uniformed services personnel."
Thematic session details

Title Keynote speaker Day
Occupational fitness in the uniformed services Dr. William Kraemer
University of Connecticut USA Tue pm
Physical fitness and training Dr. Joseph Knapik
US Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventative Medicine (USACHPPM)
Wed am
Fitness and youth Professor Neil Armstrong
Exeter University UK Wed pm
Fitness, gender and occupational performance Dr. William Kraemer
University of Connecticut USA Thur am

With speakers from: Armed Forces, Police and Fire Services, and Academia

For further information and registration details please contact:

Centre for Human Sciences
QinetiQ Ltd
Cody Technology Park
Ively Road, Farnborough
Website: +44 (0)1252 39 64 98
+44 (0)1252 39 21 22

Provisional Programme
Tuesday 6th November
* 1230 - 1345 Registration (Note: Lunch is not provided) -
Trade stand viewing
* 1345 - 1415 Symposium Start
Dr. M Walker, Director of QinetiQ Ltd's Centre for Human
Sciences (UK)
Maj. Gen. A Ridgeway CB CBE, Head Defence Training Review
Implementation Team, British Army (UK)
* 1415 - 1730 Thematic Session 1: Occupational Fitness
in the Uniformed Services
Dr. W Kraemer University of Connecticut (USA) An overview of
occupational fitness
Col. M J Von Bertele OBE Colonel Employment, British Army
(UK) Physical performance in operations
Mr. J Bilzon Institute of Naval Medicine (UK)
Development of task-related fitness criteria for the Royal Navy
Dr. D Gebhardt Human Performance Systems Inc (USA)
Pre-employment tests
Mr. M Bodrozic London Fire Brigade (UK) Fit to fight
Mr. V R Nevola QinetiQ Ltd (UK) Fitness for work - The
'Model employee'
Wednesday 7th November
* 0830 - 0900 Registration (refreshments)
* 0900 - 1245 Thematic Session 2: Physical Fitness and
Dr. J Knapik US Army Center for Health Promotion and
Preventative Medicine (USA) Injuries and physical fitness and
Surg. Cdr. R Ross RN Commando Training Centre Royal Marines
(UK) Training a Royal Marine Commando
Cpt. T Meeuwsen M.Sci Royal Netherlands Air Force (NED)
Military fitness for duty: Employing occupational medicine and
physiology methodology
Ms. F Dale Steering Group on Fitness and Health in the UK
Fire Service (UK) Application of physical fitness training in the
UK Fire Service
Dr. A Morris Health Improvement and Physical Fitness
Programs, US Border Patrol (USA) Physical performance, fitness,
gender and age in USA federal law enforcement
Ms. L Van den Helden London Metropolitan Police (UK) Title
* 1245 - 1400 Lunch (kindly sponsored by Powersport
International Ltd) - Trade stand viewing
* 1400 - 1715 Thematic Session 3: Fitness and Youth
Prof. N Armstrong Exeter University (UK) Children are fit
and active - Fact or fiction?
Mr. N Rowe Sport England (UK) Young people's
participation in sport, past experience and future prospects
Col. J R Ibbotsen MBE Initial Training Group, Army Training
and Recruiting Agency, British Army (UK) Training 'Millennium
Sq. Ldr. C Beech Rehabilitation Officer, Royal Airforce
(UK) Rehabilitation of the injured recruit
* 1900 - 2300 Evening Banquet: "From Ice to Dust" -
Dr. Mike Stroud OBE, BSc, MD, FRCP
Thursday 8th November
* 0830 - 0900 Registration (refreshments)
* 0900 - 1130 Thematic Session 4: Fitness, Gender &
Occupational Performance
Dr. W Kraemer University of Connecticut (USA) The influence of
gender on resistance training adaptations and occupational performances
Dr. J P Greeves QinetiQ Ltd (UK) Physical Training of
Women in the Armed Forces
Ms. J Monkhouse Equality Advisor (UK) Fitness tests
discriminate against women
Speaker TBA Greater Manchester Police (UK) Title TBA
ADO. D Cotton London Fire Brigade (UK) Personal
Experience - Female Fire Fighter
Speaker TBA Royal Netherlands Air Force (NED) Personal
Experience - Female F16 Pilot
* 1130 - 1230 Soapbox Session
* 1230 - 1300 Closing Address
* 1300 - 1400 Lunch (kindly sponsored by QinetiQ Ltd) - Trade
stand viewing

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