Skip to 0 minutes and 13 seconds Endurance.
Skip to 0 minutes and 17 seconds Power. Speed. Dedication. Gold. In any major international sports event, we watch in awe as athletes push themselves to the limit for the love of their sport and their country. But these events are more than just competition. They’re a celebration of the diversity and inclusion that can be found through sport. The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games is a great example, bringing together elite athletes and para athletes from 70 nations and territories to compete in a spirit of unity to achieve their personal best. Griffith University is an official partner of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, and a leader in sports research and education.
Skip to 1 minute and 5 seconds Hi I’m Clare Minahan, and I am the lead academic in the sports physiology and performance group at Griffith University. We’ll examine the sports science and sports medicine involved in athlete preparation. We will also look at how we can promote inclusion and equity by assisting athletes and para athletes from developing countries with their preparation. Hi, my name’s Alana Thompson. My area of expertise is sport management and the legacies of major sport events. We’ll look at this together and also uncover the work involved in securing sponsorship and building legacies. Join us and be inspired by remarkable athletes and their coaches, as we learn what it takes to level the playing field and build sporting legacies for future generations.
Skip to 1 minute and 50 seconds Together, we’ll discover how the human spirit triumphs through diversity and inclusion.