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Tuesday, June 25, 2019


Philadelphia 76ers Training Complex

3 Banner Way

Camden, NJ  08103


Join us for the second annual HBSE STTAR Summit, bringing together a diverse group of experts and top practitioners across professional sports. Through presentations, panel discussions, workshops and networking sessions, the Summit will provide an elite forum to learn, engage and interact on relevant topics in our industry.


This Summit is “Invite Only” with Limited Seating

Please RSVP prior to Friday, June 14, 2019

Name *

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Questions? Email us at HBSESTTARSummit@76ers.com

Schedule of Events

TUESDAY, JUNE 25, 2019

8:00am | Breakfast

9:00am | Scott O’Neil CEO, HBSE - Introduction: Teams Taking Care of Teams

9:30am | Damian Farrow - Developing Game-Relevant Skills for Professional Team Sport Athletes

10:00am | Alvaro Pascual-Leone - Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation: Potential Relevance for Sport

10:30am | Coffee Break

11:00am | Matt Jordan - Using Force Plates to Gain Insight into Fitness and Player Readiness

11:30am | David Lesondak - Insights into Fascia from a Sport Performance Perspective

12:00pm | Karin Silbernagel - Keeping Tendons Healthy: Contemporary Themes and Future Directions

12:30pm | Lunch

1:30pm | Ian Rowland – Keynote Presentation: The Mastery of Persuasion

2:30pm | Panel: Helping Players Experience Long, Healthy Enjoyable Careers in Pro Sports (Lindsey Harding, Aimee Kimball, and Annelie Schmittel)

3:00pm | Coffee Break

3:30pm | Stuart Phillips - Protein Intake for Team Sport Athletes

4:00pm | Keith Baar - Impact of Nutrition on Connective Tissue

4:30pm | Michael Platt- The Neuroscience of Team Chemistry

5:00pm | Networking

6:00pm | Conference Ends



Dr. Keith


Dr. Damian


Lindsey Harding

Dr. Matt Jordan

Dr. Aimee Kimball

Dr. Alvaro Pascual-Leone

Dr. David Lesondak

Dr. Stuart Phillips

Dr. Michael Platt

Ian Rowland

Dr. Annelie Schmittel

Dr. Karin Grävare Silbernagel


Dave DavieS


Senior Reporter, WHYY-FM

Davies has been a senior reporter at WHYY-FM since 2010. From 1982 to 1986, he covered City Hall and other beats, and served as news director for one year. He covers Philadelphia government and politics, and produces enterprise reports on emerging city and regional issues for WHYY’s multimedia news outlets. His blog, Off Mic, is featured on WHYY’s NewsWorks.org. Davies is also a regular fill-in host for Terry Gross on NPR’s Fresh Air, heard on more than five hundred public radio stations. He has also substituted for Marty Moss-Coane on WHYY-FM’s Radio Times. For twenty-five years, Davies was a reporter and columnist on government and politics for the Philadelphia Daily News.