Sport and Exercise Medicine from Playing Field to Podium
Date: 22 March 2012
Venue: Royal College of Physicians, London
A one-day conference focusing on treatments in the management of injury in the elite athlete and the role they could play in improving the health and well-being of the general population
Why attend this conference?
- Benefit from a programme developed and led by leading international experts, including speakers from the British Olympic Association and FIFA.
Receive over 5 hours of learning and education taken from the field of elite sports medicine and receive information and take-away messages that can be applied to your day-to-day practice with the general population, including:
- Injury and illness prevention
- Approaches to skeletal muscle healing after injury
- Tendon pathology and opportunities for regeneration
- Lessons learnt from the English Institute of Sport/UK Sport Injury and Illness Performance Project and how these can be applied to the general workplace
- Models for sports injury prevention
- Learning from elite athlete strength and power training
- Applying lessons learnt from training paralympians and how these can be used to promote the health and well-being of people with chronic disability
- The Olympic legacy and its impact on the health of the nation
- The health and well-being of NHS staff
- The opportunity to network with your peers and experts in the field.
- RCP accredited for CPD.
Who should attend?
- Specialists in public health, musculoskeletal medicine and rheumatology.
- Those working in the field of sports medicine or occupational health.
Conference organiser: Royal College of Physicians
Contact Person: Conference Department
Contact Telephone:For further details, see the Royal College of Physicians website.