Sunday the 25th August will be the 8th International Association of Judo Researchers symposium, this time in Rio de Janeiro. There is a symposium every two years at the same time as the world championships, the last one was in Paris in 2011.
I am not sure about the programme yet but as soon as I know I’ll post some info.
The Anglia Ruskin Judo Research group will be represented by the following:
Mike Callan (President of the IAJR & associate lecturer at ARU) & Danial Lascau – “Olympic Qualification; Top 8 Study ”
Bob Challis (Judo Programme manager) – I will present a poster based upon a small part of my PhD research titled – “A temporal Analysis of the women’s u52kg at the 2010 world championships.”
Katrina McDonald (Lecturer in Sports coaching) – Kat will be presenting a poster jointly with world and Olympic champion Maki Tsukada who is a visiting scholar at Anglia Ruskin University. The title of the poster is “Understanding the female judoka’s coach-athlete relationship: a British perspective”
Natasha Collins (judo programme administrator & AASE coach) & Bob Challis– will also present a poster, her title is “An analysis of Kumi Kata at the Junior and Senior British Championships 2013.”
Nick Fletcher (Student EJU level 4 coach award) – will also present a poster, his title is “Likelihood of Competition Success by Judo Athletes from Accredited Clubs.”
The Anglia Ruskin Judo Research group was set up in 2012 and consists of academic staff from the university, visiting scholars and postgraduate students. For more information on the Anglia Ruskin Judo Research group or any element of our judo programme please visit http://www.anglia.ac.uk/judo or if you have a specific question please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here are some pictures from previous conferences….