Young athletes and their coaches and parents are invited to attend a University of Central Florida forum focusing on conditioning, training and nutrition.

The event, sponsored by UCF’s College of Education, will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, in the Morgridge International Reading Center at UCF’s main campus. The forum is free and open to the public, and registration is required.

The forum will be led by professors Jay Hoffman and Jeffrey Stout from the Sport and Exercise Science program. Experts on conditioning, strength training and nutrition, they’ll discuss how to improve and monitor athletes’ performances.

The forum will feature opportunities for athletes, parents and coaches to test on equipment in UCF’s Human Performance Laboratory. Experts also will answer questions about hydration, nutritional needs, overtraining, dietary supplements and other topics.

Free parking will be available in Garage A. For more information on the event, call 407-823-0211.