Grange to speak at UTech Sports Conference

April 08, 2016
File Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sports, Olivia 'Babsy' Grange.

The University of Technology, Jamaica, Caribbean School of Sport Sciences in the Faculty of Science and Sport's, sixth Annual Caribbean Conference on Sport Sciences, takes place today under the theme 'Caribbean Integration and Sport Sciences: Global Perspectives, Regional Challenges' at UTech's Papine campus in Kingston.

This year's Annual Caribbean Conference on Sport Sciences will emphasise contemporary global best practices, models and challenges facing the sport-science profession, regionally, with a view of identifying possible solutions through regional integration and co-operation.

The conference seeks to bring together global/regional scholars, researchers and practitioners to provide a review and analysis of the new directions and global issues of sport sciences in a rapidly changing world.

The annual attendance of over 200 participants in past conferences makes it the largest conference of its kind in the English-speaking Caribbean.

The target audience includes, but is not limited to, coaches, sports-medicine practitioners, sport scientists, physical-education teachers and students.

Minister of Sport Olivia Grange will be the special guest speaker at today's conference.

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