Glasgow Caledonian University are hosting a free public lecture: “How to Run 100 Metres (in 90 Minutes!)”.
It will take place at 6:00pm on Wednesday 11th June 2014 in the Deeprose Lecture Theatre, Govan Mbeki Building, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, Glasgow City G4 0BA.
One of the most popular and exciting events at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games will be the final of the 100 metres sprint. Eight world-class runners will take part in a race for glory that requires astonishing dedication and superhuman effort.
How do they do it? Find out by going on a slow-motion journey from the starting blocks to the finishing line, explaining how the human body copes with the phenomenal demands of the most explosive 10 seconds in sport.
Packed with fun demonstrations and interactive experiments, the informative and entertaining session will be hosted by a team of experts in human anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, physiotherapy and podiatry.
The evening will consist of two 45 minute lectures with a short break. There will be time between and after the lectures to meet the experts. All are welcome! The only qualification you’ll need is a curious mind. Come along and bring a friend!