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Thursday, 24 April 2014 08:33

Former Olympian speaking at MH College

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Alberta Sport Development Centre Southeast and the Be Fit for Life Centre are partnering up to bring Vicki Harber to Medicine Hat.

She will be speaking as part of the Winning Edge Seminar Series. The presentation will take place on April 30 at 7 p.m. in room S159 at Medicine Hat College. This event is open to the public, and comes at no cost.
Harber is a full-time professor at the University of Alberta in the Faculty of Physical Education & Recreation; her research examines hormonal and metabolic adaptations to regular physical activity in women of all ages and levels of fitness. 
She’s a member of the Canadian Sport for Life Leadership Team and is helping shape athlete development programs for young female athletes across the country. 
She obtained her IOC Sport Nutrition diploma in 2008 and is a board member with the Edmonton Sport Council and the Alberta Sport Development Centre—Capital Region. In 2010 and 2011, CAAWS recognized Harber as one of the Most Influential Women in Sport and Physical Activity. 
Harber was a member of the 1980 and 1984 Olympic Rowing team and coached an elite youth girls’ soccer team for 10 years.

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