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TRANSNATIONAL LACROSSE CONFERENCE SCHEDULE FOR DAY 3

 

 

DAY 3>

Saturday October 4, 2014

8:30 – 10:00 am              Session VII: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention
(Loyola Private Dining Room)

Chair: Andrew Ling (Centre for the Study of Sport and Health)

  • Charles Beaupre and Heidi Weigand (Saint Mary’s University) and Steve Oliver (Wellness Consultant), “Taichi Qigong: Sport Performance Enhancement Study with Football, Lacrosse and Hockey Athletes”

 

  • Terry Wagar, and Heidi Weigand (Saint Mary’s University), “Relative Age Effect: Lacrosse Nova Scotia”
  • Susan L. Forbes and Lori A. Livingston, (Lakehead University), “From Mouthguards to Helmets to Eye Goggles: Ongoing Changes in Head and Facial Protection in the Game of Women’s Lacrosse”

 

  • Larry Holt (Dalhousie University) and Lawrence Taylor (MSc Independent Researcher), “Lacrosse Conditioning: Less is More”

 

10:00 – 10:30am                                   NUTRITION BREAK

10:00 – 1:00pm            OPPORTUNITY TO VISIT COMMUNITY LACROSSE SESSIONS
Wanderers Field – about a 15-20 minute walk from campus near the public gardens.
Youth Skill and Development Workshops with the professional players.  The workshops will focus on:

  • fundamental lacrosse skills
  • injury prevention
  • traditional indigenous games
  • team building

12:00 – 1:00pm                                    LUNCH


 

1:00 – 2:30 pm                Session VIII: Redefining the Lacrosse Family
(Loyola Private Dining Room)

Chair: Jim Calder (independent scholar and author)

  • Melissa C. Wiser (Ohio State University), “Domestic Reorganization: The Impact of International Aspirations on National Lacrosse Structures”

 

  • Susan L. Forbes and Lori A. Livingston, (Lakehead University), “Contrary to What the History Books Say....Ontario University Women’s Lacrosse Competitions Began in 1994”
  • Amanda Jones, (Brock University and  Belmont Abbey College) and Adam Jones (Colorado Mammoth Pro Player) "A Families Journey towards Success in Life and Lacrosse"

 

  • Bill Le Feuvre, (Independent – ex Franchise Owner) "Our Game now!  The success of box!

2:30 – 3:00pm                          NUTRITION BREAK

 

3:00 – 4:30 pm                Session IX: Contemporary Scholarship and Future Research Prospects
(Loyola Private Dining Room)

Chair: Andrew Holman (Bridgewater State University)

  • Donald Fisher, (Niagara County Community College), “Digging Through Contested Ground: A Lacrosse History Research Agenda”

 

  • Colin Howell, (Saint Mary’s University), “Filling Gaps and Anticipating Possibilities: A Research Agenda”
  • Corey Slumkoski, (Mount Saint Vincent University), “Assessing Don Fisher’s, Lacrosse: A History of the Game”

 


 

4:30 – 6:00 pm                Session X:  The Future of Lacrosse Panel Session
(Loyola Private Dining Room)

Moderator: Dominic Nolasco

  • Jim Calder, (independent scholar and author) and Stan Cockerton, (president federation of international lacrosse), “The 1978 Men's World Field Lacrosse Championships - A game that changed the game! 
  • Stan Cockerton, (president, federation of international lacrosse), “The Game: where it is now and where it is going?”
  • Lellie Swords, (Former Division I Women’s Player and Coach), “Advancing the Game of Women’s Lacrosse?”
  • Cam Bomberry, (Director of Iroquois Lacrosse Program), “Where the game is going from the Haudenosaunee perspective”

 

6:00 to 6:30pm TRAVEL TO WESTIN

6:30 – 9:30pm                 MI’KMAQ CULTURAL BANQUET AND CLOSING CEREMONIES
(Westin Nova Scotia - Hotel)

Our conference will conclude with a lobster feast fit for a lacrosse champion.  Join us at the Westin Halifax for a night of entertainment, storytelling, information and extraordinary food.


 

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