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Sports and exercise science and medicine: building on the Olympic legacy to improve the nation’s health

The House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee have launched an inquiry into sports and exercise science and medicine: building on the Olympic legacy to improve the nation’s health.

The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee, chaired by Lord Krebs, is conducting an inquiry into sports and exercise science and medicine: building on the Olympic legacy to improve the nation’s health. The inquiry will focus on how these two areas of research and application are linked, and how lessons learnt from the study of elite athletes can be fed into efforts to improve health, through clinical applications and public health interventions.

Due to the short nature of this inquiry, a targeted call for evidence has been sent to the Government and their agencies (with a responsibility for sport), with a deadline of submissions by Wednesday 6 June 2012. Should you wish to discuss the call for evidence further, please contact the Clerk to the Select Committee, Chris Atkinson, on 0207 219 4963 or atkinsoncl@parliament.uk.

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