About this event

  • Date and time Tue 28 Jul 2020 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Sport and Exercise Medicine

This is the fourth webinar of the RSM Sport and Exercise Medicine COVID-19 series.

Into and out of a pandemic: multi-professional experiences of managing elite athlete mental health

Contrast and compare the experiences of four different health professions, all dedicated to the care of athlete and coach mental health going into and moving out of the COVID-19 pandemic. Ask questions and hear others' reflections in an interactive Q&A.

In this webinar, expert speakers will assess the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the mental health of athletes. Both mental and physical health are equally important in the recovery process for athletes who have suffered from COVID-19. These subjects and the well-being strategies to solve them will be explored in this webinar.

During this webinar you will:

  • Understand the impact of COVID-19 on the mental health of athletes.
  • Ascertain the effect of the pandemic on elite athletes, particularly their mental and physical wellness.
  • Explore well-being strategies to improve mental and physical health.

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The Royal Society of Medicine needs your support 
The RSM is offering this webinar at no charge to delegates, in order to help healthcare professionals to easily access COVID-19 related education material & resources during the pandemic. However, we are asking people to support the RSM in these unprecedented times. Now more than everas a charity we need your help to continue our work and mission in advancing healthcare through innovation and education. Please consider making a donation  for joining this webinar. Thank you for your generosity. 

 

Key speakers

Dr Amanda Gatherer

Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Mental Health Expert Panel, English Institute of Sport

Ms Elena Sosa Tejerina

Sports Psychologist, Spain, UK and USA

Dr Tim Rogers

Dr Tim Rogers, Consultant Sports Psychiatrist, Big White Wall Clinical Director and Sport Resolutions NADP

Dr Rebecca Robinson

Consultant Physician in Sport and Exercise Medicine, Centre for Health and Human Performance (CHHP), British Canoeing, British Boxing

Agenda

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Welcome and introduction
Dr Farhan Shahid, Sport and Exercise Medicine Registrar, London Deanery, 
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust 
An overview of athlete mental health during a pandemic: From a sports psychiatrist’s perspective

Dr Tim Rogers, Consultant Sports Psychiatrist, Big White Wall Clinical Director and Sport Resolutions NADP

Championing mental health for elite athletes: From a sport and exercise physician’s perspective

Dr Rebecca Robinson, Consultant Physician in Sport and Exercise Medicine, Centre for Health and Human Performance (CHHP), British Canoeing, British Boxing

Expert insight into providing clinical psychology to elite athletes during a nationwide lockdown

Dr Amanda Gatherer, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Mental Health Expert Panel, English Institute of Sport

Perspectives from abroad: The sport psychology of strict lockdown; reflections and comparison with the UK

Ms Elena Sosa Tejerina, Sports Psychologist, Spain, UK and USA

Panel discussion
Close of meeting

Location

Online

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Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM. 

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

A certificate of attendance and CPD certificate with 1 CPD credit(s) per webinar of this series will be issued to those joining the webinars live. Certificates of attendance for CPD will be automatically issued after 7 days, but only where a delegate watches the webinar live in its entirety. 

Webinar recordings will be available for registered delegates up to 30 days after the live webinar, via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.

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