Health and Fitness Professionals Annual Lecture: In Honour of Gord Sleivert Terms of Reference


  • To recognize the research and other contributions of Gord Sleivert to the area of Applied Sport Research and/or Sport Nutrition.


  • The nominee for the Health and Fitness Program Annual Lecture will be a noted investigator in the area of applied sport and/or sport nutrition research, with an exemplary publication record.
  • An individual who has received the award within the previous 5 years will not be eligible.

Selection Process

  • The Local Organizing Committee of the CSEP Annual Scientific Meeting will select an individual to be ratified by the CSEP Board prior to any announcement.

Recognition of the Recipient

  • The recipient will present a 45-minute lecture on a topic of his/her chosen topic the area of applied sport or nutrition research at the CSEP Annual Scientific Meeting on the day of Health & Fitness programming (normally Saturday).
  • The recipient will receive a $1,000.00 honourarium, plus expenses to attend the Annual Scientific Meeting.

For the first five years the lecture shall be in honour of Gord Sleivert.

Note: Funding for this award will require the development of a fund source(s).

Updated February 2015

Health and Fitness Professionals Annual Lecture

Past recipients

  • 2013 Greg Wells, University of Toronto
  • 2014 David Behm, Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • 2015 Louise Burke, Australian Sports Commission 

Industry and Allied Partners