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USOC International Altitude Training Symposium


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SYMPOSIUM OBJECTIVES:

1.    To bring together athletes, coaches and sport scientists who have a keen interest in the practical application of altitude training for the enhancement athletic performance.

2.    To present cutting edge research on the applied aspects of altitude training.

3.    To discuss practical strategies on how to utilize altitude training in preparation for the London 2012 Olympics and the Sochi 2014 Olympics.

4.    To nurture collaborative research efforts among athletes, coaches and sport scientists for the purpose of understanding altitude training as it applies to athletic performance.

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PROGRAM:

Wednesday 05 October
Theme:   TBD

2:00 pm Registration

4:00 Welcome and Symposium Overview
Dr. Randy Wilber, PhD
US Olympic Committee
                       
4:30 Open Forum

5:00 Topic TBD
Dr. Jay T. Kearney, PhD
       
6:30 Reception

Thursday 06 October AM
Theme:  Hot Topics in Altitude Training

8:00 am Integration of the Hypoxic Dose and Training Dose
             Dr. Jim Stray-Gundersen, MD
             US Ski Team / S-G Alter-G Center

9:30 am Timing of Competition After Return From Altitude Training
             Dr. Robert Chapman, PhD
             USA Track & Field / Indiana University

11:00 am Alternatives to Natural Altitude:  The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
              Dr. Ben Levine, MD
              University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
            
Thursday 06 October PM
Theme:  Altitude Training Around the World

2:00 pm Periodization in Sport:  Combining Natural and Simulated Altitude for the Enhancement of Performance
             Dr. Gregoire Millet, PhD
             University of Lausanne

3:10 pm Altitude/Hypoxic Training:  The Swiss Model
             Dr. Jon Wehrlin, PhD
             Swiss Institute of Sport

4:20 pm Altitude/Hypoxic Training:  The Spanish Model
             Dr. Ferran Rodriguez, MD, PhD
             University of Barcelona

Friday 07 October
Theme:  Best Practices by Elite Coaches and Athletes

8:30 am Altitude/Hypoxic Training in the Preparation of US Elite Cyclists
             Coach Dean Golich
             Carmichael Training System

             USA Cycling Athlete Mara Abbott
             2010 Giro D’Italia Champion

10:15 am Altitude/Hypoxic Training in the Preparation of US Elite Nordic Skiers
              Coach Dave Jarrett
              USA Nordic Combined

             USA Nordic Combined Olympic Athlete Bill Demong
             2009 World Champion, 2010 Olympic Champion

             USA Nordic Combined Olympic Athlete Johnny Spillane
             2003 World Champion, 2010 Olympic Silver Medalist

             USA Nordic Combined Olympic Athlete Todd Lodwick
             2009 World Champion, 2010 Olympic Silver Medalist

             USA Nordic Combined Olympic Athlete Brett Camerota
             2010 Olympic Silver Medalist

3:00 pm Tour of the US Olympic Training Center

COST:
Professional: USD 200       
Student: USD 125

REGISTRATION:
OPENS: 1 March 2011           
        Link to CVENT Registration:       2011 USOC International Altitude Training Symposium
        Or contact Dr. Randy Wilber:       randy.wilber@usoc.org

CLOSES: 15 September 2011
       

AIR TRAVEL and GROUND TRANSPORT:
Denver International Airport (DEN):
Airport car rental and drive to Colorado Springs (approximately 1.5 hr).

Colorado Springs Airport (COS):
Connects with several major US cities including Denver.
Airport shuttle provided by Doubletree World Arena (symposium host hotel).
Airport shuttle not provided by most other hotels listed below.
Additional ground transport via CS Airport car rental and taxi.

SYMPOSIUM HOST HOTEL:
Doubletree World Arena Hotel
1775 East Cheyenne Mountain Boulevard
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80906   USA
Phone:    + 1 – 719-576-8900
Fax:    + 1 – 719-527-4602
www.coloradospringsworldarena.doubletree.com

ALTERNATE HOTELS 
All of the following hotels are within 1000 m of the Doubletree World Arena (host hotel) and several restaurants.

La Quinta Inn and Suites
2750 Geyser Drive
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80906   USA
Phone:    + 1 – 719-527-4788
Fax:    + 1 – 719-527-4789
http://www.lq.com

Hampton Inn and Suites
2910 Geyser Drive
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80906   USA
Phone:    + 1 – 719-884-0330
Fax:    + 1 – 719-884-0331
http://hamptoninn.hilton.com

Residence Inn by Marriott
2765 Geyser Drive
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80906   USA
Phone:    + 1 – 719-576-0101
Fax:    + 1 – 719-576-4848
http://www.marriott.com

Fairfield Inn by Marriott
2725 Geyser Drive
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80906   USA
Phone:    + 1 – 719-576-1717
Fax:    + 1 – 719-576-4747
http://www.marriott.com

Crowne Plaza
2886 S Circle Drive
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80906   USA
Phone:    + 1 – 719-576-5900
Fax:    + 1 – 719-576-7695
http://www.crowneplaza.com

Courtyard by Marriott
2570 Tenderfoot Hill Street
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80906   USA
Phone:    + 1 – 719-226-5006
Fax:    + 1 – 719-226-5007
http://www.marriott.com

Comfort Inn
1410 Harrison Road
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80906   USA
Phone:    + 1 – 719-579-6900
Fax:    + 1 – 719-579-0897
http://www.comfortinn.com

Best Western Executive Inn and Suites
1440 Harrison Road
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80905   USA
Phone:    + 1 – 719-576-2371
Fax:    + 1 – 719-576-4947
http://book.bestwestern.com

RESTAURANTS
In addition to the restaurant at the Doubletree World Arena (host hotel), there are several places to eat with a variety of cuisines within 400 m of the Doubletree.  These include:
     Arby’s Roast Beef
     Baskin-Robbins
     Buffalo Wild Wings
     Burger King
     Carl’s Junior
     Carrabba’s Italian Restaurant
     Chilis
     Chuck E Cheese
     Dennys
     Fazoli’s Italian Restaurant
     Olde World Bagel & Deli
     Outback Steakhouse
     Subway
     Village Inn
   
    
EXERCISE
All of the hotels listed above have an Exercise Room and some hotels have swimming pools.  In addition, there are running trails and cycling routes (road and MTB) emanating directly from the Doubletree World Arena (host hotel).  Maps will be provided at the symposium or feel free to ask Randy Wilber for directions.

SHOPPING
Cheyenne Mountain Shopping Center is located across the street from the Doubletree World Arena (host hotel).  It has several shops including:
     Target
     Radio Shack
     Office Max
     UPS Store


ENTERTAINMENT

Tinseltown Movies (20 theaters) is located approximately 400 m from the Doubletree World Arena (host hotel). 

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