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August 29, 2019
Tempe campus

Sport and the Body

Wondering how your work ties into sport? Join us at this event to find out how. The Global Sport Institute is launching our 2019-2020 theme, Sport and The Body, to ASU faculty, staff, and graduate students interested in sport. We will provide a catered lunch will begin with a brief introduction of the Institute.

We'll present details of the new theme and corresponding research grants available for the 2019-2020 academic year including topics, policies, and deadlines, as well as research grants unrelated to the theme.

Then we'll host conversations between a multidisciplinary group of speakers, including Dr. Deborah Helitzer (Dean of ASU College of Health Solutions), Dr. Teri Pipe ASU Chief Well-Being Officer and former Dean of the ASU College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Dr. Robert Turner (Department of Clinical Research and Leadership at The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Science), Dr. Siddhartha Angadi (ASU College of Health Solutions), Dr. Charles H. Adler (Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic), and others. Speakers will discuss the breadth of topics we can explore within Sport and the Body, including social sciences, hard sciences, and humanities.

This event is free but expected to reach capacity. Reserve your spot soon! Can't attend in-person? Go to https://www.ustream.tv/asutv at the start of the event and/or register for a "live stream" ticket to receive e-mail reminders on when to tune in!
September 28, 2019

Ability360 Sports & Fitness Center
5031 E Washington St, Phoenix, Arizona 85034

Sport For Every Body

The Global Sport Institute and Ability360 are celebrating National Family Health and Fitness Day at the world-class facilities of Ability360 Sport & Fitness Center! Learn and try out adaptive sports activities from experts, hear from diverse and inspiring athletes, and learn about community resources in an active, family-friendly, fun, and welcoming atmosphere.

The day will kick off at our "opening ceremonies" with inspiring words from a diverse body of athlete ambassadors. Then, opt to join in on dance fitness with an inclusive Zumba® class. After kick-off attendees can check out open stations with rotating activities like the rock climbing wall, wheelchair rugby and basketball, tours of the facility, and more. Exhibitors will also be present and ready with an array of information and community resources to help families stay active and healthy.

This event is FREE and welcomes all body types, from ages 1-101+. Free ample parking is available in the structure between the fitness center and the Ability 360 center.

April 2, 2020 to April 3, 2020

Hotel Palomar
2 E. Jefferson Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004

2020 Global Sport Summit

Save the date for the 2020 Global Sport Summit, April 2-3, 2020!
Official start and end times to be announced. Registration to open soon.

The third annual summit will return to the Hotel Palomar in downtown Phoenix, Arizona. The event will explore cutting-edge research and bring together expertise across a diverse set of disciplines to thoughtfully examine timely topics impacting the world of sports. This year will take a special focus on "Sport & The Body" - the Global Sport Institute's annual theme for the current year.

Who should attend? Any individual or organization with an interest and/or involvement in the broad world of sport. Including but not limited to:

  • Sport-related CEOs and leadership teams
  • Researchers, scholars, and academics
  • Sport entrepreneurs, innovators, and investors
  • Sports journalists and/or media professionals 
  • Sports historians, documentarians, or those working in humanities
  • Sports-related public relations and marketing professionals
  • Non-profit and community leaders
  • Students

This event is presented by the Global Sport Institute in partnership with the following ASU programs: Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Sports Law and Business; W. P. Carey School of Business, Sports Business; School of Community Resources and Development, Community Sport Management; and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Sports Journalism; School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies, Sports, Culture and Ethics.

More information about the 2020 Global Sport Summit TBA! In the mean time, see our recaps from last year's Summit:

Video recap: Global Sport Summit 2019

via ASU Now: Looking at sports as a microcosm of racial, gender disparities in society

3 Thought Provoking Quotes from 2019 Global Sport Summit Speakers

2019 Global Sport Summit Examines Race and Sport Around the Globe

Winning ASU Global Sport Venture Devils Named at GSI Annual Summit