About this event

  • Date and time Tue 25 Aug 2020 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Sport and Exercise Medicine

This is the sixth episode in the RSM Sport and Exercise Medicine COVID-19 series.

This informative webinar gives participants important insight from leading sports clinicians from a mix of disciplines. They will review the impact of the pandemic on the return to elite sport, and delve into the lessons learnt from the 'new normal' experience across multiple sporting speciality's. Topics such as managing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the day-to-day activity of athletes in professional sports will be explored.

In this webinar you will:

  • Understand the practical implications with the 'new normal' experience after a few months of returning to sporting competition

  • Learn about new challenges which medical professional are facing with musculoskeletal injury and medical issues after a lock-down period in sport

  • Discuss implications of the evolving best practice going forward with an ever-changing climate

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Key speakers

Dr Imtiaz Ahmad

Head of Medical, Queens Park Rangers Football Club, Co-Chairman, FA Medical Society 

Speaker's biography

Dr Imtiaz Ahmad is Head of Medical Services at QPR FC having joined the Club in 2016. He has previously worked at Tottenham Hotspur FC, Millwall FC and The FA. He is Co-Chairman of The FA Medical Society (SE), works at Lord's for the MCC and is one of the Medical Advisers to the Pakistan Cricket Team. He trained at Guy's & St Thomas' Hospital and is the Lead Doctor for their injection clinic. He has interests in musculoskeletal ultrasound, communication and mental health in football.

Dr Pippa Bennett

Consultant, Sport and Exercise Medicine, The FA Medical Lead, Women's Super League, Championship and Women's Pathway, Chief Medical Officer, British Equestrian Federation

Speaker's biography

Pippa is a sport and exercise physician who currently combines her governance role with the Football Association with being Chief Medical Officer for British Equestrian. She is also part of the Fortius group in London. She has worked in sports medicine for a number of years including work with the English Institute of Sport, British Gymnastics and at several major sporting events. She was chief medical officer for the England Women’s football teams for several years before returning to the Football Association in this current role.

Dr Vicann During

Lead Doctor and Covid Medical Lead, London Irish Rugby Football Club, Consultant Doctor, The Football Association

Speaker's biography

Vicann is the Lead Doctor at London Irish, having been involved at the club since 2016.He also is a Consultant Doctor at the Football Association, working with various England men’s development teams. He has previously been lead doctor at Millwall FC and London Broncos RL and has experience with working across a variety of different sports at both amateur and professional levels. Alongside his work in professional, Vicann works in Musculoskeletal clinics in the NHS and the military in London and Buckinghamshire.

Agenda

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Welcome and introduction
Dr Farhan Shahid, Sport and Exercise Medicine Registrar, London Deanery
Return to play during COVID: Health and football

Dr Imtiaz Ahmad, Head of Medical, Queens Park Rangers Football Club, Co-Chairman, FA Medical Society

Return to training and match play for women’s football during COVID: Lesson learnt

Dr Pippa Bennett, Consultant, Sport and Exercise Medicine, The FA Medical Lead, Women's Super League, Championship and Women's Pathway, Chief Medical Officer, British Equestrian Federation

Return to training and match play in premiership rugby during COVID

Dr Vicann During, Lead Doctor and Covid Medical Lead, London Irish Rugby Football Club, Consultant Doctor, The Football Association

Panel discussion
Close of meeting

Location

Online

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The new normal: Musculoskeletal medicine during COVID-19

This is the fifth episode in the RSM Sport and Exercise Medicine COVID-19 series.

In this webinar, participants will gain an understanding of some of the changes in physiotherapy and in musculoskeletal medicine that have emerged as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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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