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Enhancing Human Performance Symposium
Issues and Practices in Human Performance

The inaugural Enhancing Human Performance Symposium at Austin Peay State University brings together leading experts from diverse fields such as military, sports, and health science to explore cutting-edge practices and innovative strategies in human performance. Join us for a day of insightful presentations, interactive panel discussions, and networking opportunities designed to advance knowledge and collaboration across disciplines. Whether you're a professional athlete, military personnel, coach, therapist, or academic, this symposium will offer valuable perspectives on improving performance and reducing injuries. Don’t miss the chance to enhance your understanding and application of human performance this October 2024.

Saturday October 19, 2024

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Austin Peay State University

Clarksville, TN

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8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Registration and Networking
9:00 a.m. - 9:10 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:10 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Session 1 - Military and Tactical Performance
  • Title: "Optimizing Human Performance in High-Stress Environments"
  • Speaker: Dale Williams - 160th Human Performance Coordinator
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Discussion Panel for Session 1
10:10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Session 2 - Professional and Collegiate Sports
  • Title: "Synergies Between Athletic Excellence and Military Preparedness"
  • Speaker: Sgt Spencer Posey - H2F Coordinator
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Discussion Panel for Session 2
11:10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Session 3 - Injury Prevention/Reduction
  • Title: "From Battlefield to Playing Field: Common Approaches to Injury Prevention"
  • SpeakerAndy Barr - Former Physical Therapist for the New York Knicks, Premier Football Club, Consultant for several professional sports teams, CEO of Quantum Performance
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Discussion Panel for Session 3 with guest Carlos Daniel
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.* Lunch Break
1:10 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Session 4 - Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Human Performance
  • Title: "AI and Human Performance: Revolutionizing Data-Driven Insights"
  • Speaker: Dr. Adam Petway - Director of Strength and Conditioning at Louisville Men’s Basketball
1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Discussion Panel for Session 4 with guest Julien Blin
2:10 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Session 5 - Sports Science and Performance Enhancement
  • Title: "The Science Behind Athletic Excellence: Training and Nutrition Innovations"
  • Speaker: Paul Robbins
2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Discussion Panel for Session 5 with guest Gunnar Peterson
3:10 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Session 6 - The PEAC Graduate Program at APSU
  • Title: "Elevating Human Performance: The PEAC Graduate Program at APSU"
  • Speaker: Gregg Steinberg
3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Discussion Panel for Session 6 with guests Bill Burgos & Troy Morris
4:10 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.* Closing Keynote
  • Title: "Synergies in Human Performance: Bridging the Gap"
  • Speaker: [Distinguished Keynote Speaker] - Ft. Campbell Division Commander
4:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Networking and Conference Conclusion

*Note: The extension of the lunch break to 1:00 PM and the conference's conclusion at 4:45 PM provides ample time for attendees to engage in discussions, network, and further explore the topics presented during the symposium.

Symposium Date & Location

Date: 10/19/2024

Time: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM


Austin Peay State University
416 College Street
Clarksville, TN 37040