2022 Elevate Speaker Seriers

PacificSport Vancouver Island's Elevate Symposium returns for 2022. Join us online as we host our Athlete and Coach Speaker Series!

 

Episode One: Periodized Nutrition for High Performance Athletes - Register Now for FREE!

February 1, 2022 | 7:30pm-8:30pm - Online Delivery

About the Session:

The Periodized Nutrition for High Performance Athletes Session will explore:

What is Periodization?

- Definitions within the literature

- How nutrition periodization fits in with training/competition periodization

Framework for determining nutrition periodization

- Performance determinants of soccer

- Individual gaps of athletes

- Training/competition cycles throughout the year(s)

Periodized training and recovery

- Macro level (months to years)

- Examples of nutrition interventions at the macro level

- Meso level (weeks to months)

- Examples of nutrition interventions at the meso level

- Micro level (days, within day)

- Examples of nutrition interventions at the micro level

Limitations and considerations with periodization

 

Episode Two: Gut Health and Inflammation - Register Now for FREE!

February 8, 2022 | 7:30pm-8:30pm - Online Delivery

About the Session:

What is inflammation?

- Acute vs chronic

- Role of inflammation in the body

What influences inflammation?

- Role of fatty acids

- Insulin/blood sugars

- Cortisol

The role of fatty acids and inflammation

- Omega 6 fatty acids vs omega 3 fatty acids

- How they contribute to pro- and anti-inflammatory pathways in the body

- Food examples of each

The role of Insulin and blood sugars on inflammation

- Defining insulin and the role of insulin

- Cortisol and inflammation

- Stressors

Relationship between our gut and inflammation

- Microbiome

- Ways to support microbiome

Nutrition strategies to reduce inflammation

- Increasing anti-inflammatory fats and decreasing pro inflammatory fats

- Balancing blood sugars

- Top anti-inflammatory foods and tips for increasing in the diet


2021 Fall Elevate Speaker Series - Videos (Click to Watch)

Get back in the game! The Elevate Speaker Series Fall 2021 presentations are dedicated to athletes returning to competition! PacificSport VI is very excited to be partnering with Island Optimal Health and Performance for these informative workshops!


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2021 Spring Elevate Speaker Series - Videos (Click to Watch)

PacificSport Vancouver Island is taking our Elevate Symposium online as we host an Athlete and Coach Speaker Series! We understand in this challenging time that access, motivation, or availability can become difficult and as a result athletic training and development may suffer. In order to support our athlete community we will be offering this series of online presentations and interviews to the sporting community, designed to inspire and create an educational platform!


Episode One



2020 Elevate Speaker Series - Videos (Click to Watch)

PacificSport Vancouver Island is taking our Elevate Symposium online as we host an Athlete and Coach Speaker Series! We understand in this challenging time that access, motivation, or availability can become difficult and as a result athletic training and development may suffer. In order to support our athlete community we will be offering this series of online presentations and interviews to the sporting community, designed to inspire and create an educational platform!



Episode One


Episode Two


     

Episode Three


Episode Six                                                                                                                                                           


Episode Seven

Episodes Four and Five are available on our Instagram Feed @pacificsportvi - Thank you to Tristan Connelly and Mandy-Rae Krack for joining us for these two episodes


Face-to-Face Elevate Symposiums 2019

Campbell River - Sunday February 9, 2019

4:00pm-8:00pm | Cahiri High Secondary School

 

Nanaimo - Sunday February 16, 2019

1:00pm-4:00pm | Nanaimo Judo Club