Sports scientists bring Glasgow £5m boost

22 May 2012

Sports scientists from around the world are expected to inject around £5million into the local economy when they jet into Glasgow ahead of the London Olympics.

The cash boost comes as the SECC prepares to host the International Convention on Science, Education and Medicine in Sport for five days in the summer.

Around 3000 delegates will attend the July convention. They represent some of the world's finest scientific minds, experts and policymakers in sport and physical education from across the world.

The convention - previously known as the Pre-Olympic Congress - is jointly organised by the International Olympic Committee, International Paralympic Committee, International Federation of Sports Medicine and the International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education.

It is seen as a major boost to Glasgow's growing reputation as a top European conference destination and will act as a platform for Britain's world-leading sports science, coaching, medicine, education and physical activity work.

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Sports scientists from around the world are expected to inject around £5million into the local economy when they jet into Glasgow ahead of the London Olympics.

The cash boost comes as the SECC prepares to host the International Convention on Science, Education and Medicine in Sport for five days in the summer.

Around 3000 delegates will attend the July convention. They represent some of the world's finest scientific minds, experts and policymakers in sport and physical education from across the world.

The convention - previously known as the Pre-Olympic Congress - is jointly organised by the International Olym- pic Committee, International Paralympic Committee, Inter-national Federation of Sports Medicine and the Internat- ional Council of Sport Science and Physical Education.

It is seen as a major boost to Glasgow's growing reputation as a top European confer- ence destination and will act a platform for Britain's world-leading sports science, coaching, medicine, education and physical activity work.