SPEAKER SERIES SCHEDULE
10:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Do not miss this opportunity! Visit the WinSport meeting rooms at the below times for learn more about a variety of topics from industry leaders. Join in on one, or a few, of these discussions to learn more about the following topics:
10:30 p.m. Meeting Room 4
“Motivate. Educate. Inspire.” – The role a professional sports organization can play
Ken King is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation; the company that encompasses the NHL Calgary Flames, the AHL Stockton Thunder, the WHL Calgary Hitmen, the CFL Calgary Stampeders and the NLL Calgary Roughnecks.
Born and raised in Hanley, Saskatchewan, King is a strong believer in support for the community; he is involved with several organizations including the TELUS Community Board, the Calgary Sport Tourism Authority, Director of the Calgary Airport Authority and is a former Chairman of the Calgary Chamber of Commerce.
In 2005, King received an Alberta Centennial Medal for outstanding contributions to the province of Alberta. He also received an honourary doctorate degree from the University of Calgary in 2012 and an honourary degree from Mount Royal University in 2014.
Prior to joining CSEC in 2001, King enjoyed a 30-year career in the newspaper business that included senior executive positions in Canada’s leading newspapers including President and Publisher of the Calgary Sun and Calgary Herald.
The Flames Health Training Camp was created by Ken King with a vision of delivering a gift to the community. Accessibility to a free event intended to motivate, educate and inspire every person in attendance to live a healthier life.
11:00 a.m. Meeting Room 3
“Why isn’t very one just doing It?” – Truth and Myths Around Health Behavior Change
Colleen Jackson will present on behalf of Dr. Nicole Culos-Reed. Colleen is a current MSc in Dr. Culos-Reed’s Health and Wellness Lab, Faculty of Kinesiology at the University of Calgary. Dr. Culos-Reed is a behaviour change expert, with research and clinical programming examining the role of physical activity for enhancing quality of life. Dr. Culos-Reed has an advanced webinar module on behaviour change in March for CSEP.
12:00 p.m. Meeting Room 3
“Debunking Nutrition Myths”
Kelly Anne Erdman RD, MSc, CSSD – 1992 Cycling Olympian
Kelly Anne Erdman is a Registered Dietitian in private practice at the University of Calgary Sport Medicine Centre. She is a nutrition consultant to the Canadian Sport Institute Calgary providing nutrition services for the Olympic & World Championship-bound athletes including the following Canadian national teams: Women’s Hockey, Long Track Speed Skating, Biathlon, Cross Country Skiing, Luge and Paralympic Nordic and Cycling Teams. From a competitive sport perspective, Kelly Anne Erdman was a member of the Canadian Cycling team from 1985 – 1992. Competed in 7 World Championships and the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.
12:30 p.m. Meeting Room 4
“What bike is right for me?” – Types of bike and proper fit
Brad Recsky (Bow Cycle) joined Bow Cycle in 2012 and is Bow Cycles “go-to” bike fit guy. He rides all types of bikes: road, cyclo-cross, hybrid, and mountain bikes. He grew up free-riding, downhilling, and dirty jumping but after breaking enough bones he now generally tries to keep both wheels on the ground!
1 p.m. Meeting Room 3
“I injured myself, now what?” – Basic principles of injury management
Morris Boyer spent over 17 years as Athletic Therapist with the Calgary Flames, with his primary responsibilities including injury prevention, care and rehabilitation. In 2003, 2010 and 2013 Morris had the privilege of being chosen as Athletic Therapist for Hockey Canada at the Men’s IIHF World Championships. In 2003 they captured the gold medal at the World Championships in Finland. In 2012 he was chosen by the NHL-PHATS society to serve as Athletic Therapist at the NHL All-Star Game in Ottawa, Ontario. Morris has worked over 1300 regular season NHL games.
Morris has worked with a gamete of elite athletes over his career, in the clinic and with teams. He is a graduate of the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Physical Education majoring in Athletic Training and Conditioning. In 1991 he achieved his certification in Athletic Therapy from the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association. He also has 14 professional development courses under his belt and utilizes the skills in every day practice, including Active Release Technique. Upon graduation, Morris worked with Volleyball Canada, for the National Men’s Volleyball team, the Canadian Professional Rodeo Sport Medicine Team, Edmonton Brick Men Soccer Club, Red Deer College and the Sports Medicine Clinic in Oshawa, Ontario. In addition, he was a member of the athletic therapy staff for the 1993 World University Games and 1995 PAN-AM Games in Argentina. Most recently he covered Hockey Canada, Sledge National Team Selection Camp at WinSport, Calgary.
2:00 p.m. Meeting Room 3
“Active Living for Healthy Brains”
Dr. Marc Poulin is a Professor of Physiology in the Cumming School of Medicine (Departments of Physiology & Pharmacology, and Clinical Neurosciences). He also holds a joint appointment in the Faculty of Kinesiology, and is a member of the Hotchkiss Brain Institute at the University of Calgary. He holds the Brenda Strafford Foundation Chair in Alzheimer Research. He obtained a Bachelor of Physical and Health Education (Honors) from Laurentian University, an MA and PhD in Exercise Physiology from the University of Western Ontario, and a DPhil in Respiratory and Cerebrovascular Human Physiology from the University of Oxford. One of his primary research areas involves healthy brain aging and dementia Dr. Poulin has published over 85 peer-reviewed publications, and his research program is funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, and the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada.
3 p.m. Meeting Room 3
“So what exactly is an ACL tear or a shoulder separation?” – A review of common sports injuries
Dr. Kelly Brett is a sport and medicine physician who practices at the University of Calgary Sport Medicine Centre. He has over 20 years of experience treating acute and chronic injuries right from the elite athletes to the elderly. He was the team physician for the Calgary Flames for 15 seasons and has also worked with the Calgary Hitmen, Calgary Cannons, Hockey Canada and Rugby Canada. He is a certified personal fitness trainer and a former medical officer in the Canadian Armed Forces, having served on a United Nations Peacekeeping mission in the former Yugoslavia.
The event is free of charge and courtesy of the Calgary Flames and Calgary Flames Foundation.
The Flames Health Training Camp in Partnership with WinSport is an opportunity for all attendees to educate, motivate and inspire themselves at any stage of their health and wellness journey.
Come with a goal and leave with a plan.