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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.
  • GPs
  • Osteopaths
  • Physiotherapists

    Conference organiser: Royal College of Physicians

    Contact Person: Conference Department

    Contact Email:

    Contact Telephone:

    For further details, see the Royal College of Physicians website.


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