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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.
Ability360 Sports & Fitness Center
5031 E Washington St, Phoenix, Arizona 85034
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.
2 E. Jefferson Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004
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:
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: