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2024.07.05 Poster_20240607-01-01 [Forum] Shaping Tomorrow: The Evolution of Sport Industry in Hong Kong [Register Now] "Shaping Tomorrow: The Evolution of Sport Industry in Hong Kong” ForumDate: 5 July, 2024 (Friday)Time: 9:15am -5:00pmVenue: WLB103, 1/F, The Wing Lung Bank Building for Business Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University, Shaw Campus, 34 Renfrew Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong KongOrganizers: Department of Sport, Physical Education and Health (SPEH), HKBURegistration Link: https://forms.office.com/r/JktTFCpnTN     2024.06.26 Yannis1-01 [Register Now] New Webinar on Addressing Air Pollution and Extremes in Air Temperature in Triathlons   Environmental factors are having a significant impact on hosting safe races throughout the world. The Global Triathlon Safety Task Force will be recording a webinar to discuss the science behind how air quality and extreme temperatures affects participants, and what can be implemented to minimize risk. Our Hod - Prof. Yannis PITSILADIS is invited to share his insight on the topic of "New technology for tracking athletes’ vital signs during the race in real-time "   If you are interested in it, you may register the webinar through the below link.   Click to register   Date: 26 June 2024 (Wednesday) Time: 8:00 AM (New York) -1400h CET     The six panelists participating in this webinar all have significant experience in dealing with weather related issues and will share important insights on dealing with these challenges:· Paolo Emilio, Medical Manager, World AthleticsA review of the science behind how air pollution and temperature impact races· Ben Stephenson, Physiologist and performance lead with UK Sports Institute and Vicky Tolfrey, Professor of Applied Disability Sports, Loughborough UniversityThe impact on athletes on air quality and temperature in races.· Yannis Pitsiladis, Professor of Sports and Exercise Science, Hong Kong Baptist UniversityNew technology for tracking athletes’ vital signs during the race in real-time · TK Miller, Global Medical Advisory Board Chair, The Ironman GroupHow race organizers can mitigate the risk of challenges created by uncontrollable climate factors.· Thanos Nikopoulos, Head of Operations, World TriathlonSpecific rules for air quality and temperature extremes for World Triathlon events 2024.05.21 IMG-20240520-WA0009 [Register Now] Free 6 Months Personalized Yoga Practice Program Let's join hands on this 10th International Yoga Day 2024 for Global wellness program.   Please find details in the flyer.    For any query, please contact Dr. Rashmi Supriya at rashmisupriya@hkbu.edu.hk   2024.04.18 ASPPC2324_Gp Photo2 Annual Sports Prize Presentation Ceremony 2023-24 【Annual Sports Prize Presentation Ceremony 2023-24】We are delighted to announce that the HKBU Annual Sports Prize Presentation Ceremony for the year 2023-24 was successfully held on April 18th. This grand event was organized to recognize the outstanding achievements and efforts of athletes, students, and teams in the sports field over the past year. The ceremony brought together exceptional athletes, coaches, and teams from various sports disciplines to celebrate their remarkable performances and leadership displayed in the USFHK Competitions. We witnessed the recognition and accolades rightfully bestowed upon these elite athletes, whose hard work and dedication have brought endless glory to the sports world. During the ceremony, multiple scholarships and awards were presented, including the Dr. Stephen Hui Scholarships for Sports and Overseas Internship, the Edmond & Tony Yue Sports Scholarship, the Waterfall Sports Scholarship, the Wilfred NG Athletic Scholarship, the Chow Hung Piu Athletic Scholarship, and different U-team Awards. The scholarship representatives and HKBU senior management were invited to present these awards. Additionally, we also invited the Hong Kong Baptist University Dance Society and Ms. Ng Tsz Ching (PERM/Yr5) to perform, adding luster to the entire event. We extend our gratitude to all participants for their support and efforts, which enabled the successful organization of this ceremony.Event photos have been released on the HKBU Sports Channel's Facebook Page. Please continue to stay tuned to our official website for the latest updates.                                                                                                                                           2024.04.17 SPE_5862 2024 Honours Project Mini-conference