For culture for the benefit of people is the slogan of the First International Congress on Nutrition, Physical and Mental Culture, which began this Wednesday with a presentation “Sports psychology intervention in personal development”held by Luis Gustavo González Carballido, President of the Sports Section of the Cuban Society of Psychology.
On behalf of Rector Maria Lilia Cedillo Ramírez, the head of the BUAP Sports and Physical Culture Directorate, Miguel López Serrano, officially opened this academic forum, which takes place on October 26, 27 and 28 at the Faculty of Physical Culture, in the University City.
In his message, he highlighted the synergy that sports and nutrition achieve for optimal human development: “We are convinced of the benefits of playing sports for human health, but we are also convinced that without good nutrition, the performance and results of playing sports would not be the best”he expressed.
For his part, the researcher and teacher Gustavo González Carballido gave as an example of creativity and resilience, as food for self-efficacy, multiple champion Ana Fidelia Quirós, who after a family accident in which she suffered multiple burns and for which she underwent various operations to regaining mobility, in 1995 he won the gold medal in the 800 meters race at the World Athletics Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden.
For this reason, he pointed out that sports psychology has become a fundamental factor in understanding the overcoming of goals in human development.
The first international congress on nutrition, physical and mental culture is being held in the sports hall of the Faculty of Physical Culture from October 26 to 28. Among other conferences, this Thursday will be held “Diagnostics of emotional dynamics in sports”Julio Arturo Ordoqui Baldriche; “Bioelectric vests and body composition”Jose Ramon Bahamonde Nava; “Microbiota and the brain”, Ramón De Cangas Morán; Y, “Biochemistry of exercises”Guadalupe Soto Rodriguez.
On Friday the 28th “How to generate critical and scientific thinking in patients”Diego Rueda Sierra; “Food system for exchanges”, Giuseppe Russolillo Femenías; Y, “Scheme, image and awareness of the body in physical education as determining factors of eating disorders and self-esteem”among others taught by Silvia Armenta Zepeda.
In addition, talks and workshops, among them “Psychology in Champion Success”, “Psychological Skills Training for Competition”, “Practice of Physical Activity with Bioelectric Vests”, “Body Use and Abuse” Mr “Lose weight, get healthy”.
The director of the Faculty of Psychology, José Luis Rodríguez Sánchez, also participated in the opening of the event; director of the Faculty of Physical Education Silvia Armenta Zepeda; head of the University Escort Administration, Nadia Ekatherina Huerta Jiménez; and coordinator of the bachelor’s degree in nutrition at the Faculty of Medicine, Marcela Vélez Pliego.