Innovations for Rio
With Rio 2016 less than a year away, this presentation will share insight into the process used and some of the challenges faced in looking for a performance edge through technology and equipment advances across Olympic and Paralympic Sports.
· Who/what is EIS Research & Innovation Team
· Look back at London
· Process – how we prioritise our projects etc
- What is the athlete actually doing
Equipment optimisation case study
Naomi has worked in elite sport for 15 years, in a variety of roles within the Performance Directorate at UK Sport and currently as Head of Projects and Performance Engineering at the English Institute of Sport. An engineering degree and a former life as an international netballer mean Naomi is well placed to translate between the sports and a GB wide network of engineering experts to seek out technology performance gains for athletes targeting medals in Rio and beyond.