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McGill Expert Alert: Summer Olympics

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Published: 24 Jul 2012

 

 

MONTREAL -- The following McGill University experts will be available to comment on the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, taking place in London, England, from July 27 to August 12. Over 8,000 athletes from more than 50 countries will compete in the Games.

 

Sports and Politics/Revival and modern history of the Olympics

Prof. Anastassios (Tassos) Anastassiadis

Chair in Modern Greek Studies, Department of History and Classical Studies

Languages: English and French

tassos [dot] anastassiadis [at] mcgill [dot] ca

 

Ancient history of the Games

Prof. Hans Beck

Department of History and Classical Studies

hans [dot] beck [at] mcgill [dot] ca

 

Urban redevelopment and the Games

Prof. Raphaël Fischler

Chair, School of Urban Planning

Languages: English and French

raphael [dot] fisher [at] mcgill [dot] ca

 

Land use and transport; public transit planning and operations

Prof. Ahmed El-Geneidy
School of Urban Planning

Languages: English and French

ahmed [dot] elgeneidy [at] mcgill [dot] ca

International politics and diplomacy

Prof. Mark Brawley

Dept. of Political Science

Language: English

mark [dot] brawley [at] mcgill [dot] ca

Sports and leadership

Prof. Karl Moore

Desautels Faculty of Management

Language: English

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Sports and nutrition/assessing elite athletes

Prof. Ross Anderson

Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education

Language: English

Ross [dot] anderson [at] mcgill [dot] ca

Nutrition for high performance/Olympic athletes

Beth Mansfield, McGill Ph.D. graduate student, School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition

Nutritionist for Canada's national team athletes

Languages: English and French

beth [at] peakperformance [dot] ca

 

Sports medicine/sport sciences

Dr. Ian Shrier

Faculty of Medicine, Dept. of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health

Author of "Does sex the night before competition affect performance?"
Past president, Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine
Languages: English and French

ian [dot] shrier [at] mcgill [dot] ca

Sports psychology/performance/violence in sports

Prof. Gordon Bloom
Sports Psychologist
Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education
514-398-4184, x0516

Language: English

gordon [dot] bloom [at] mcgill [dot] ca

 

Exercise physiology and training, high achieving sports

Prof. René Turcotte
Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education
514-398-4184

Languages: English and French

rene [dot] turcotte [at] mcgill [dot] ca

Physical training/coaching

Prof. Dennis Barrett
Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education
514-398-7000 ext. 01646

Language: English

dennis [dot] barrett [at] mcgill [dot] ca

 

 

 

Contacts:

Cynthia Lee
Media Relations Office
McGill University
514-398-6754
cynthia [dot] lee [at] mcgill [dot] ca

 

Earl Zukerman

Communications Officer

Athletics & Recreation

McGill University

514-398-7012 (Tel.)

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