Management of chronic medical conditions in athletes: Implications for performance and health

Date

Monday 25 September 2017

Day

Venue Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
LONDON
W1G 0AE
Organised by

Sport & Exercise Medicine Section

Accreditation

4 CPD Points

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Aim

This meeting will review the management of impact of chronic medical conditions in athletes and the implications for their health and performance

Objectives

At the end of this meeting the participants will be able to:

  • Understand the principles of diagnosis of asthma and why misdiagnosis occurs
  • Know about safe use of asthma medication and management of asthma medication in athletes
  • Understand the impact of diabetes on athletic performance and management of diabetes in athletes
  • Know about the potential impact of sport on older athletes
  • Understand the impact of renal and liver failure on athletic performance and vice versa


The programme and speaker line up will be updated regularly.

agenda

8.45 am

Registration, tea and coffee

9.00 am

Annual General Meeting of the Sport & Exercise Medicine Section

9.15 am

Welcome and introduction

Dr Brinda Christopher, President, Sport & Exercise Medicine Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Are asthmatic athletes over-treated?

Chair: Dr Joy Beamer, Consultant Anaesthetist, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

9.30 am

Inhaled salbutamol and steroid enhance athletic performance but are necessary

Dr Willie Sellers, Anaesthetist, Leicestershire

10.00 am

How to tell if they actually need them

Dr John Dickinson, Head of the Respiratory Clinic and Lecturer, University of Kent

10.45 am

Questions and answers

Dr Willie Sellers, Anaesthetist, Leicestershire and Dr John Dickinson, Head of the Respiratory Clinic and Lecturer, University of Kent

11.00 am

Tea and coffee break and demonstration of asthma test apparatus by Dr John Dickinson

Chair: Mr James Parrack, Olympic Swimmer, Journalist

11.30 am

Over the pond; US and Canadian athletes

Professor Michael Koehle, Sport Physician, University of British Columbia

12.00 pm

All that glitters is not asthma

Dr James Hull, Respiratory Physician, Royal Brompton Hospital

12.45 pm

Questions and answers

Professor Michael Koehle, Sport Physician, University of British Columbia and Dr James Hull, Respiratory Physician, Royal Brompton Hospital

1.00 pm

Lunch and demonstration of asthma test apparatus by Dr John Dickinson

Are diabetic athletes under-treated?

Chair: Mr James Parrack, Olympic Swimmer, Journalist and Professor Michael Koehle, Sport Physician, University of British Columbia

2.00 pm

Where does sugar and insulin go during exercise?

Ms Francesca Annan, Clinical Specialist Paediatric and Adolescent Diabetes Dietitian, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

2.45 pm

Physical training for teenagers with type 1

Ms Tat Gray, UK

3.00 pm

Helping athletes with type 1 diabetes manage their glucose around exercise

Dr Rob Andrews, Exeter

3.45 pm

Questions and answers

4.00 pm

Tea and coffee break and demonstration of boxing pad training by Ms Tat Gray

4.20 pm

Personal view

Mr James Parrack, Olympic Swimmer, Journalist

4.50 pm

The future

Professor Michael Koehle, Sport Physician, University of British Columbia

5.20 pm

Questions and answers

Mr James Parrack, Olympic Swimmer, Journalist and Professor Michael Koehle, Sport Physician, University of British Columbia

5.35 pm

Final comments and close of meeting

Professor Michael Koehle, Sport Physician, University of British Columbia

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For information on this event, contact Beilul KahsaiTel: 02072903859 Email: sports@rsm.ac.uk arrow