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Symposium Science and Health in Football

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THE INSTITUTE OF SPORTS AND PREVENTIVE MEDICINE WOULD LIKE TO INVITE YOU TO THE INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON SCIENCE AND HEALTH IN FOOTBALL. INTERNATIONAL EXPERTS IN FOOTBALL SCIENCE WILL PRESENT THE CURRENT STATE OF RESEARCH AS WELL AS APPLIED EXPERIENCES ON THE FOLLOWING TOPICS: 

 

Prof. Aaron Coutts 
(University of Technology Sydney, Australia)

Training load monitoring in football

 

Dr. Naomi Dattson
(University of Chichester, England)

Physiology of female football

 

Dr. Chris Carling
(LOSC Lille Métropole Football Club, France)

Match analsyis in football

 

Dr. Ric Lovell
(University of Western Sydney, Australia)

Injury and injury prevention in football

 

Dr. Mitchell Smith
(University of Newcastle, Australia)

Mental fatigue in football

 

Dr. Robin Thorpe
(Manchester United Football Club)

Recovery strategies in football

 

Free registration is possible until the 1st of June via the following email adress: s.skorski@mx.uni-saarland.de (include name, affiliation and position). 

 

Travel information

The city of Saarbrücken has its own airport (SCN) and is accessible via plane from different airports (e.g. Frankfurt/Main (FRA), Luxembourg (LUX), Paris (CDG)) and via train and car from elsewhere in Europe.

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By plane

You are able to reach Saarbrücken from Frankfurt/Main (FRA), Luxembourg (LUX) or Frankfurt/Hahn (HHN) aiport.

From Frankfurt/Main (FRA)

Being the biggest airport in Germany, Frankfurt/Main airport has excellent international connections to both European and international destinations. The airport has good connections to Saarbrücken from its own train station "Frankfurt Flughafen". There are a connections around every 45 minutes, however check the travel duration and if you have to change trains (e.g. in Mannheim or Mainz). You can tak both regional trains (RB) or fast trains (IC, ICE). They trains take between 2 and 3 hrs.

From Luxembourg

Luxemburg main station has a bus connection to Saarbrücken. It is easy to get from the airport to the main station taking the line 16 or 29. The buses from the main station leave every hour and take about 90 minutes to Saarbrücken main station. A timetable can be downloaded here.

From Paris

Saarbrücken has excellent train connections to "Paris Est" train station. There are several direct trains per day. For detailed information and time tables please click here.

 

By train

Saarbrücken main train station is well connected by ICE, Eurocity and interregio trains with German cities, usually via Mannheim, Mainz or Frankfurt. Please check your connection possibilities here.

 

By car

To reach Saarbrücken conveniently use motorway A1, A6 or A8. Please note that there is no free parking on campus, thus we recommend to use public transport to travel from Saarbrücken city centre/main station to Saarland University. The symposium will be held in the Graduate Centre Bldg. C9.3. A detailed campus map can be downloaded here

 

Accomodation

Saarbrücken offers a variety of hotels in several categories ranging from budget to three-star hotels. As the campus is located outside of the city centre we recommend accomodation closer to the centre as public buses are very frequently going to Saarland University (bus lines: 101, 102,111, 112, 124; bus stops in the city: Rathaus, Hauptbahnhof or Haus der Zukunft to Universität, times can be found here). Here are a few hotel recommendations:

Motel One

Hotel Leidinger 

Mercur Hotel

B&B Hotel 

More hotels can be found using searching websites like booking.com or hrs.de.

Location: 
Saarland University Graduate Centre Bldg. C9.3