Concussion in Sport | On Demand

Physiotherapy | 28 November 2023 Online

09:15 - 09:30

Welcome and introductory remarks

09:30 - 10:00

Topic 1: Physical Activity Promotion for Clinical Populations

(1) Exercise in cancer survivorship

  • Anna Campbell, Professor, Edinburgh Napier University and Director, CanRehab; Scotland

(2) The 6 R’s Framework- return to sport post-partum

  • Gráinne Donnelly, Clinical Director and Advanced Physiotherapist, Absolute.Physio and Clinical Researcher; Northern Ireland
10:00 - 10:20

Topic 1: Panel Discussion

Panel discussion Q&A with the panel around the topics discussed

Speakers:

  • Anna Campbell, Professor, Edinburgh Napier University and Director, CanRehab; Scotland
  • Gráinne Donnelly, Clinical Director and Advanced Physiotherapist, Absolute.Physio and Clinical Researcher; Northern Ireland
  • Sophia Candappa, Vitality Netball Superleague, Surrey Storm, Head of Psychology and Assistant Director of Sport, Wellington College and Former England Netball; United Kingdom 
10:25 - 11.10

Topic 2: Low Back Pain in Athletes

(1) Triage and early management of the athlete with acute LBP

  • Kellie Wilkie, Managing Director, Bodysystem Physio, Exercise Physiotherapist, APA Sports and Physiotherapist, Australia Olympic Team Rowing; Australia

(2) Alchemy in rehabilitation- is there a magic formula for athlete LBP?

  • Fiona Wilson, Associate Professor, Physiotherapy, Trinity College Dublin, and Deputy Editor, British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM); Ireland

(3) The junior athlete with LBP- same but different? Or really different?

  • Jane Thornton, Sport and Exercise Medicine Physician, Canada Research Chair, Injury Prevention and Physical Activity for Health, Editor, British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM), Canadian Olympian and World Champion Rower; Canada
11:10 - 11:30

Topic 2: Panel Discussion

Panel discussion Q&A with the panel around the topics discussed.

Speakers:

  • Kellie Wilkie, Managing Director, Bodysystem Physio, Exercise Physiotherapist, APA Sports and Physiotherapist, Australia Olympic Team Rowing; Australia
  • Fiona Wilson, Associate Professor, Physiotherapy, Trinity College Dublin, and Deputy Editor, British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM); Ireland
  • Jane Thornton, Sport and Exercise Medicine Physician, Canada Research Chair, Injury Prevention and Physical Activity for Health, Editor, British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM), Canadian Olympian and World Champion Rower; Canada
  • James Foad, Personal Trainer, MHR Fitness, Team Great Britain Olympian and European Champion Rower; England
11:30 - 11:50

Coffee break

11.50 - 12.20

Topic 3: Safeguarding Athletes

(1) Safeguarding in para sport

  • Yetsa Tuakli-Wosornu, Associate Professor, Yale School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh; United States

(2) The athlete as a commodity

  • Carly McKay, Senior Lecturer, Department for Health at University of Bath; England
12.20 - 12.45

Topic 3: Panel Discussion

Panel discussion Q&A with the panel around the topics discussed

Speakers:

  • Eva Carneiro, Specialist Consultant, The Sports Medical Group; England
  • Yetsa Tuakli-Wosornu, Associate Professor, Yale School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh; United States
  • Carly McKay, Senior Lecturer, Department for Health at University of Bath; England
  • Maurice Douryang, Physiotherapist, Menoua Royal Eagle Team; Cameroon
12.45 - 13.45

Lunch break

13.45 - 14.30

Topic 4: COVID-19: Optimising Health and Safety

(1) Physical activity and the association with severe COVID-19 outcomes

  • Robert Sallis, Physician and Director, Sports Medicine Fellowship; Kaiser Permanente, Fontana, California; United States

(2) Transmission of COVID-19 in sport

  • Ben Jones, Professor of Sports Physiology and Performance, Leeds Beckett University; England

(3) Navigating COVID-19 in professional sport – experiences from the Premier League

  • Matthew Green, Senior Elite Performance Manager, The Premier League; United Kingdom
14.30 - 14.50

Topic 4: Panel Discussion

Table discussion Q&A with the panel around the topics discussed

Speakers:

  • Margot Putukian, Chief Medical Officer, Major League Soccer; United States
  • Robert Sallis, Physician and Director, Sports Medicine Fellowship; Kaiser Permanente, Fontana, California; United States
  • Ben Jones, Professor of Sports Physiology and Performance, Leeds Beckett University; England
  • Matthew Green, Senior Elite Performance Manager, The Premier League; United Kingdom
14.50 -15.10

Refreshment break

15.10 - 15.55

Topic 5: What should SEM look like in the 2020s?

(1)  A gendered environmental approach in sports injury prevention

  • Sheree Bekker, Assistant Professor, Centre for Health and Injury and Illness Prevention in Sport, Department for Health, University of Bath, and Associate Editor, British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM); England

(2) Para Sport in 2022: a reflection on the century’s work to date

  • Nick Webborn, Chair, British Paralympic Association and Clinical Professor, The University of Brighton; England

(3) Representation of the whole world in sport- are we hitting the whole target?

15.55 - 16.15

Topic 5: Panel Discussion

Table discussion Q&A with the panel around the topics discussed.

Speakers:

  • Sheree Bekker, Assistant Professor, Centre for Health and Injury and Illness Prevention in Sport, Department for Health, University of Bath, and Associate Editor, British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM); England
  • Nick Webborn, Chair, British Paralympic Association and Clinical Professor, The University of Brighton; England
  • Nonhlanhla Mkumbuzi, Founder and Executive Director, Ntombi Sport; South Africa
  • Iqra Ismail, Director of Women’s Football, Hilltop Circle; England
16.15 - 16.30

Summary and close