Café Scientifique: Learn About the Body’s Performance in Sports

Interested in science? Want to learn more about the latest technology breakthroughs in normal English, minus the jargon? Then Café Scientifique at Carnegie Science Center is the place to be! After a brief talk by the guest speaker, the evening is dedicated to a question-and-answer session. Plus, you can enjoy a pub-type atmosphere with food and drinks available for purchase.

At the next Café Scientifique, join Pittsburgh Riverhounds‘ Director of Sports Science, Michael Whiteman, as he discusses truths and misconceptions about soccer athletes, and how energy systems develop in elite players. During his talk, Whiteman will discuss the various strengthening and endurance exercises soccer players go through to train their muscles and bodies for sports performance.

Whiteman is a Pittsburgh native and holds a certified qualification from the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Whiteman has trained various professional athletes, and has been the strength and conditioning coach for the Pittsburgh Riverhounds of the USLPro Soccer League since 2011. 

Café Scientifique: The Body’s Performance in Sports will be held on Monday, November 7, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at Carnegie Science Center. Doors open at 6:00 pm. Admission is free. A cash bar and à la carte menu will be available. For more information, or to register, visit the Café Scientifique webpage.

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Carnegie Science Center, 1 Allegheny Avenue, Pittsburgh

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