International Performance in Sport Conference

Venue: Civic Centre

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8ST, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Sep 25, 2007 End Date/Time: Sep 26, 2007
Registration Date: Aug 24, 2007
Early Registration Date: Jun 30, 2007
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The Conference is being staged with the support of Diabetes UK and will take place alongside the BUPA Great North Run. The programme has been created to present a multi-disciplinary event particularly targeted at doctors, physiotherapists, sport scientists, athlete coaches and all medical and healthcare professionals working or having an interest in sport.

Key themes

Hip & Groin
Dysfunction and management
The Surgical Assessment and Management of Impingement of the Hip and of
Related Hip Pathology including Early Degenerative Change

Sacro Iliac Joint
Dysfunction and management
Sacro Iliac Joint: above and below
Adductor-Related Pain And The Pelvis

The use of advanced imaging techniques for articular cartilage
The pathophysiology of eccentric-induced muscle injury
The use of EMG to understand the stretch-shortening cycle during human locomotion and performance

Performance & Injury
Diagnostic Approach to Hip & Groin
Strength & Conditioning
Practical ways to reduce lower limb injuries in high performance sport
Energy, Performance and injury

¨Prof Tom Best, The Ohio State University, USA ¨John Brewer, Lucozade Sports Science Academy
¨Paul Dijkstra, UK Athletics
¨Prof John Fairclough, Llandough Hospital, Cardiff
¨Tom Greenway, British Chiropractic Sports Council
¨Fares Haddad, University College London Hospitals
¨John Kiely, UK Athletics
¨James Moore, English Institute of Sport
¨Ernest Schilders, Bradford Royal Infirmary
¨Donal Shanahan, Newcastle University
¨Howard Turner, English Institute of Sport
¨Dr. Hechmi Toumi, Cardiff University
¨Mark Young, English Institute of Sport


Additional Information

Accreditation: This meeting is suitable for general practitioners to include in Personal Development Plans or Portfolios. Continuing Medical Education (CME) approval for hospital doctors is being sought.