ISSSMC 2018

Tuesday 4th September

09.30-11.00

Symposium: When can an athlete safely return to play?

Medical issues

Paul Catterson (UK)

Psychological readiness

Nicolas Lemyre (Norway)

11.00-11.30

Tea/Coffee Break

11.30-12.00

The role of healthcare providers in supplement and drug use

David Mottram (UK)

12.00-13.00

Lunch

13.00-13.45

The 2017 IOC Consensus on dietary supplements

Ron Maughan (UK)

13.45-14.30

Management of ACL injuries in children

Guri Ekas (Norway)

14.30-15.00

Tea/Coffee Break

15.00-15.45

Return to sport and physical activity following ACL injuries in children

Guri Ekas (Norway)

15.45-16.30

Injury patterns in elite sport - an update

Debbie Palmer (UK)

17.00-18.00

18.00-19.00

WELCOME RECEPTION - All Delegates and Speakers Invited

Newcastle United Stadium Tour followed by

Welcome drink and buffet reception in NINE Sports Bar and Lounge, 1st Floor (formerly Shearer’s Bar)


Wednesday 5th September

09.00-10.30

Symposium: Controversies in sports medicine

MRI and return to play

Arnlaug Wangensteen (Norway)

Screening for injury risk factors        

Ben Clarsen (Norway)

10.30-11.00

Tea/Coffee Break

11.00-12.00

Conservative and operative management of shoulder and elbow injuries

Roger Hackney (UK)

12.00-12.45

Lessons from a life in Science

Ron Maughan (UK)

12.45-14.00

Lunch

14.00-14.45

Lower limb tendinopathies

Nick Livadas (UK)

14.45-15.45

Symposium:  Gastrointestinal problems in athletes

Gastrointestinal disorders in athletes  

Gethin Evans (UK)

Management of GI problems in athletes

John McLaughlin (UK)

15.45-16.15

Tea/Coffee Break

16.15-17.45

Symposium: Lower Back Pain - The Sporting Back

Lower back pain

Alison McGregor (UK)

Physiotherapy

Fiona Wilson (Ireland)

Thursday 6th September

9.00-11.00

Symposium: Optimising Performance in Football

The Scientist’s view

Noel Carroll (UK)

The Doctor’s view

Paul Catterson (UK)

The Coach’s view

Ben Dawson (UK)

11.00-11.15

Tea/Coffee Break

11.15-13.15

Symposium: Athlete-centred performance planning

Periodisation of the athlete’s year

Neil Donald (UK)

Optimising training to maximise strength gains

Dave Clark (UK)

Monitoring athlete training loads

Matthew Weston (Qatar)

13.15-14.00

Lunch

14.00-15.30

Symposium: Keeping the athlete fit and healthy: towards an evidence-based approach

The “fragile” athlete: a psychological perspective  

Nicolas Lemyre (Norway)

Injury prevention: what works?

Debbie Palmer (UK)

Immune function in the elite athlete  

Neil Walsh (UK)

15.30-16.15

Maximising performance in golf

Andrew Murray

PROGRAMME COMMITTEE

Prof Ron Maughan (St Andrews University)  Chair

Dr Paul Catterson (Newcastle United FC)

Mr Dave Clark (University of Stirling)

Dr Gethin Evans (Manchester Metropolitan University)

Dr Håvard Moksnes (Olympiatoppen, Norway)

Prof Emma Stevenson (Newcastle University)