29 January 2020

Special Announcement

To tie in with the response level under the "Preparedness and Response Plan for Novel Infectious Disease of Public Health Significance" being raised to Emergency Response Level and avoid people from gathering, the Hong Kong Sports Institute will temporarily suspend all the Community Sports Programme until further notice. Refund will be arranged for those people who enrolled in Batch 120 and A20WJ. Please visit our website for the latest information about the Community Sports Programme.

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Youth Talent Identification of the US Track & Field Athletes

By Dr Matt Lydum

The speaker will first give a brief review of research on talent identification. Next, opportunities for youth to participate in track and field in the US and the development of podium-level athletes are discussed. The presentation concludes with a discussion on implications for nurturing talent with methods that are developmentally appropriate from physical, psychological and social perspectives.

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