The human anatomy, from the eyes to the feet, will be covered by sports performance professionals as part of the Groundswell Festival.

The University of Waikato is hosting a sports performance innovation forum on August 9 as part of the inaugural festival.

Taking place at the University of Waikato's Adams Centre for High Performance Sport at Mount Maunganui, the forum will feature a line-up of leading sports performance professionals who will cover the anatomy from head to toe.

Speakers include Steve Stanley from Siliconcoach (a software company advancing sports performance) who will cover the eyes, cricket commentator Peter McGlashan who will cover the hands, exercise physiologist and nutrition scientist Dr Stacy Sims from the University's High Performance Centre, who will cover the belly, and Wade Flanagan, innovation developer at Nike, who will cover the feet.

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The event takes place from 9am to 2pm at 52 Miro St and spaces are limited. To register or for more information visit: www.gswell.co.nz/sportsforum.