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Edinboro University professor selected to present academic paper at international sport science conference in Bruges-Belgium

Dr. James Roberts


EDINBORO, Pa. – Dr. James Roberts, an associate professor in Edinboro University’s Department of Health and Physical Education, is presenting an academic paper this week at the 17th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science in Bruges-Belgium.

Hosted by the Free Universities of Brussels, the Congress is being held July 5-7 at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

Roberts was invited to present at the European College of Sport Science’s Congress in relation to his academic discipline. His presentation is a part of the four-day conference during which a number of diverse sport science papers will be presented by international professors in related fields. His presentation is titled “The Relationship of a Seated Chest Throw to a One Repetition Maximum Bench Press.”

"I'm excited to represent Edinboro University in Belgium while presenting research completed in our own Human Performance Lab," Roberts said.

Shannon McCleary, an Edinboro University graduate, was the Human Performance Lab assistant and the second author on the presentation’s poster.

Dr. Roberts has presented to audiences at the state, regional and national levels. This is his first selection to present at the international level and a step forward in his professional development.