Beyond 2012: How sport and exercise medicine can improve the health of your patients

Thursday 29 November 2012

Venue: Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, LONDON, W1G 0AE

A joint meeting with the General Practice with Primary Health Care Section

***Fully booked***

This meeting is now fully booked and we are operating a waiting list. Should you wish to be added to the list please contact Gemma Lamb on 020 7290 3856.

The Section of General Practice with Primary Healthcare and Section of Sport & Exercise Medicine would like to invite you to attend this one day interactive lecture.

The aim of the day will be to promote the importance of exercise and sports medicine to both primary and secondary care health professionals in working effectively together to provide quality care.

At the end of the meeting, delegates will be able to:
1. Describe the current burden of physical inactivity in society and state the risks associated with a physically inactive lifestyle.
2. Explain the role of exercise in the primary, secondary and tertiary prevention of a range of important disease states.
3. Discuss the basics of exercise prescription.
4. Formulate a prescription for exercise, incorporating strategies to facilitate sustained behaviour change
5. List possible complications arising from several common musculoskeletal injuries seen in a primary care sporting population, including knee and ankle injuries, and recognise when to refer to secondary care.
6. Describe the modern evidence based approach to the Primary Care management of common sports medicine problems.
7. Explain the role of imaging in Primary Care as part of the assessment of musculoskeletal injuries and recognise when to use imaging effectively in the primary care assessment of injuries in sport.

***Special offer***

The Organisers would like to offer half price places to any Nurse who books onto the lecture at the same time as a GP from their practice. This offer is NOT available online and can only be redeemed by contacting the Event Co-ordinator to request a booking form. The rates are as follows:

Early bird rate:
GP + Nurse = £135 (reduced from £170)

Standard rate:
GP + Nurse = £162.50 (reduced from £205)

Please note that you must book both delegates at the same time and they must be from the same practice.

9.00 am

Registration, tea and coffee

9.30 am

Welcome and introduction

9.40 am

Common musculoskeletal problems seen in sports medicine: Knees and ankles
Professor Nicola Maffulli, Professor of Sports and Exercise Medicine and Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon, Queen Mary University of London and Immediate Past President, Sport & Exercise Medicine, Royal Society of Medicine

10.10 am

The use of investigation in general practice
Dr Otto Chan, Consultant Radiologist with a special interest in Sports Medicine

10.45 am

Tea and coffee break

11.15 am

Case histories: Shoulders, elbows, head injuries and back injuries
Dr Chris Hughes, Consultant Physician in Sport and Exercise Medicine and Senior Clinical Lecturer, Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine Section, Queen Mary University

12.15 pm

The Olympic legacy and beyond
Dr Mike Loosemore, Consultant, Sport and Exercise Medicine, Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health, University College London, and President, Sport & Exercise Medicine Section, Royal Society of Medicine

12.45 pm


1.45 pm

Exercise as an intervention: Motivation and behaviour
Professor Steve Jonas, Professor of Preventative Medicine and Graduate Programme in Public Health, University of Stony Brook Medical School, New York State, USA

3.15 pm

Tea and coffee break

3.30 pm

How do we make it happen in practice? A framework for exercise
Panel discussion

4.20 pm


4.25 pm

Completion of evaluation forms

4.30 pm

Close of meeting

Meeting ref: GPD03

CPD: 5 credits

More about this section

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7290 3856
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7290 2989
Email: Coordinator

Events Co-ordinator:
Gemma Lamb
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7290 3856
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7290 2989

Media Information:
Rosalind Dewar
Tel: +44 (0) 1580 764713

Sponsorship Executive:
Lucy Gettins
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7290 2981
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7290 2989