Sports Performance | Gerard Van der Poel

Day 1

Adaptation to training:

  • musculoskeletal responses to exercise/training
  • hormonal responses to exercise/training
  • neurologic responses to exercise/training
  • cardiorespiratory responses to exercise/training
  • immunologic responses to exercise/training
  • other


Stretching: the facts vs. the myths

Day 2

Training & detraining:

  • warming up & cooling down
  • power
  • speed
  • balance
  • coordination


The continuum of training stages:

  • planning
  • recuperation
  • overreaching & overtraining

Drs. Gerard van der Poel is movement scientist, specialized in exercise physiology. Since 1993, he has been working from his own company Infomotion at the intersection of science and practice. Gerard is a very experienced and knowledgeable teacher in several (post-)academic courses in the field of exercise Physiology & Training.

His expertise lies in the scientific foundation of stretching, the exercise physiology and physical training of the elderly, diabetes patients an patients with coronary heart disease(s). Gerard van der Poel is also (co-)author of several books and articles in professional journals. 


IAO Headquarters
Kleindokkaai 3-5
+32 (0)9 233 04 03


requested for BVBO
requested for NRO
requested for NOF


€ 495

lunch, coffee, thee, etc. included
syllabus included
certificate of attendance


January 22-23, 2021

8.30 am – 6.30 pm


Kleindokkaai 3-5


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