This year’s theme: “Altitude Training: Science and Practice”

Twelfth National Training Conference “Youth, Sports and Mountains” organized in Predazzo

Great mass success of the twelfth edition of the National Training Conference “Youth, Sport and Mountain”, organized today in Predazzo, at the Alpine School of Guardia di Finanza, by the Fiamme Gialle Ski Group in collaboration with the Trentino CONI sports school and, scientifically speaking, with the Center for Sport, Mountain and Health Research in Rovereto.
The event, dedicated this year to the theme “Training at altitude: science and practice”, brought together more than 300 people, including coaches, sports directors, academics and researchers, as well as many professional athletes and sports enthusiasts. simple, especially in winter.

After kicking off 2021 online, this year’s symposium returns to a classic face-to-face format as usual, with a top-notch team of speakers and moderators, starting with Rosanna Chiveti, Director of the CONI sports school. , and Federico Schena, director of CeRiSM and always the scientific spirit of the conference. Carlo Capelli, university professor of exercise physiology, Gianluca Fernello, university professor of exercise science, Alessandro Fornaciero and Aldo Savoldelli, university researchers in sports science, Stefano Borghi, researcher at the Galeazzi Orthopedic Institute in Milan, Marco de Angelis, university professor of training methodology also participated. , Annalisa Cujo, head of the Missurina Mountain Studies Center, Fulvio Scola, cross-country ski technician Viam Gial, Antonio La Torre, technical director of FIDAL, Dario Procardo, cycling technician, Cesar Bottini, technical director of FIN and Alfred Studer, technical director FISI for cross-country skiing.

Also present were the presidents of FISI and FISG, Flavio Roda and Andrea Gios (as well as vice-presidents Angelo Dal Pez and Thomas Rottensteiner), president of CONI Trentino, Paola Mora, member of the provincial council Pietro De Godenz and Gianluca Cavada, vice -president mayor of Predazzo. , and Giovanni Affiliate, and Public Works Advisor, Paolo Bonigna.
After greetings from the authorities, the conference began to unfold over three morning sessions, focusing primarily on physiological limits, development, influences, workloads, nutrition, and training fatigue awareness in altitude (with a particular focus on training at youth level), while there was an afternoon panel discussion on “High Training in Endurance Sports: Comparing Experiences” where the audience also participated in reflections, questions and exhibitions on interdisciplinary experiences.

Thus, the symposium presented several reports on the problems of training at altitude, starting with a stimulating course starting from the most recent scientific knowledge, then going directly to the training centers and the tracks of the highest altitudes, fascinating and full of useful information. for professionals.
Today’s event is part of a wide range of projects, through which the “Fiamme Gialle” sports groups engage not only in the practice of high-level sports, but through events like these- ci, also to contribute to the dissemination of a healthy sports culture and increase the commitment of our young people.

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