- Date and time Wed 30 Nov 2022 from 12:00pm to 4:20pm
- Location Royal Society of Medicine
- Organised by Rheumatology and Rehabilitation, Sport and Exercise Medicine
Join us for a unique event, which will bring world-class rheumatology and sports medicine experts together to provide an up-to-date understanding on treating rheumatic diseases with exercise.
By first examining the pathogenesis of rheumatic diseases, attendees will learn about utilising musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging and how to properly prescribe exercise, whilst considering specific precautions.
We will also explore how to provide the appropriate medication and therapeutic use exemption considerations for athletes with a rheumatic disease.
Attend this event to:
- Understand the physiological impact of physical activity and exercise on the pathogenesis and management of rheumatic diseases
- Learn how to prescribe exercise and advise patients about specific precautions
- Understand the needs of athletes with a rheumatic disease
- Learn how to utilise musculoskeletal ultrasound
Book to attend this event in person or virtually. To view the rates and agenda, please select your preference below.
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We would like to thank our sponsors Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK Ltd and UCB Pharma Ltd for their support of this event. Please note that the scientific programme and content has not been influenced in any way by the sponsor.
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Dr Jonathan Rees
Consultant Rheumatologist and Sports Physician, Fortius Clinic
Professor George Metsios
Professor in Clinical Exercise Physiology, University of Thessaly
Dr Ai Lyn Tan
Associate Professor, University of Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine and Honorary Consultant Rheumatologist, Chapel Allerton Hospital, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and the NIHR Leeds Biomedical Research Centre
Dr Tan is an academic rheumatologist whose main research interests include using high resolution imaging techniques such as MRI and ultrasound to improve the understanding of the pathogenesis of early inflammatory arthritis and muscle conditions. Dr Tan leads the muscle imaging research programme which involves novel MRI techniques and ultrasound shearwave elastography in muscles.
Dr Tan is also the Director of Research and Innovation at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, and the Editor-in-Chief for Rheumatology Advances in Practice, an official journal of the British Society for Rheumatology. Dr Tan is a member of the steering committee for the Interdisciplinary Movement and Physical Activity Research Network at the Horizons Institute at the University of Leeds, with the aim to identify interconnected factors and address complex issues and that can help people prevent disease and disability, enhance health and wellbeing and adopt and maintain physically active lifestyles. Dr Tan is an active member of the medical community on Twitter, and is a keen runner, clocking up almost 1,000 days of continuous daily running.
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Registration for this event will close at 1:00am on 29 November 2022. Late registrations will not be accepted.
The agenda is subject to change at any time
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