Wales Exercise Medicine Symposium 2017
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Wales Exercise Medicine Symposium 2017

Wales Exercise Medicine Symposium 2017

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Michael Griffiths Education Centre

University Hospital of Wales (UHW)

Heath Park

Cardiff

CF14 4XN

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Wales Exercise Medicine Symposium 2017

Tickets are now on sale for the Wales Exercise Medicine symposium on January 28th 2017 for only £15.00+ VAT!

Who should attend?

The day is designed for exercise professionals, doctors, physiotherapists, sport and exercise scientists, sport and exercise medicine practitioners, students in the aforementioned fields and anyone working within the exercise industry.

We have applied for 6 CPD points from the Royal College of Physicians and the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine

Delegates will be educated and inspired about about the latest developments in Physical Activity for Health. The aim of the conference is to promote Exercise as Medicine and to highlight the importance of Physical Activity across a range of areas.

What will I get out of the symposium?

We hope that by attending the symposium you will gain extra knowledge about the power of Physical Activity within your everyday practise, with expert speakers talking about Obesity, Sedentary Behaviour, Women Health & Exercise, Getting a nation hooked on sport and more. We also have 3 afternoon seminar streams lead by leaders in their fields which will inform and aid you in your practise.


Programme Outline:

  • 8:15 to 09:00 Arrival, registration, coffee & refreshments

  • 09:15 to 13:55 Morning plenary sessions

  • 14:45 to 17:30 Afternoon seminar sessions

  • 17:30 Symposium conclusion and collection of attendance certificates


Morning session

815 – Registration (Tea, Coffee and light breakfast option – Sponsors display)

900 – Welcome Talk Organisers

925 – Dr Paul T. Thomas (Chair of Sport Wales) “Wales hooked on exercise”

955 – Dr Frank Atherton (Chief Medical Officer for Wales)

1030 – Professor Gareth Stratton (Head of research at Applied Sports, Technology, Exercise and Medicine at Swansea University) - Update on physical activity and paediatric exercise participation

1045 – Professor Greg Whyte OBE (Former Olympian and Professor in Applied Sport & Exercise Science at Liverpool John Moores University) - Fighting obesity and sedentary behaviour

1125-1150 – Break (Tea, Coffee and Snacks and Sponsors Display)

1155 – Mr Ian Ritchie (Immediate Past President of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh) – The Importance of being fit for surgery

1235 - Mrs Leonie Lightfoot (Coach Development Manager for England Athletics and Psychological Mentor at Chimp Management) - Women’s mental health, participation and exercise

1315 – Professor Steven Blair (Steven N. Blair is Professor in the Departments of Exercise Science and Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina. Dr Blair is a past-president of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM))



Afternoon Seminar Sessions:

The afternoon will now be split into 3 streams based on Caardiovascular health & Exercise, Neurological Health & Exercise and Exercise Technology. These will run as follows:

Cardiovascular

1445 Professor Greg Whyte - Former Olympian and Professor in Applied Sport & Exercise Science at Liverpool John Moores University

1515 Professor Rob Shave(Professor of Sport and Exercise Physi​ology and co-organiser of the London Marathon Medicine Conference). ​

1545 Professor John Buckley – Professor of Applied Exercise Science, University of Chester-

1615 TBA

Neurology and Exercise (Chaired by Hannah Furby)

1445 Professor Monica Busse – (Director of Mind, Brain and Neuroscience Trials at Cardiff University) – Huntington’s Disease and exercise.

1515 Dr Chris Marley – (Lecturer in exercise physiology at University of South Wales) – Exercise Training and the Dementia Brain

1545 Professor Helen Dawes – (Leader of the Movement Science Group based in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences at Oxford Brookes University) “Exercise Presciption for Long-Term Neurological Conditions”.

1615 Dr Craig Ranson – (Dr Craig Ranson is a Senior Lecturer and Programme Director in Sport and Exercise Medicine at Cardiff Metropolitan University and a Sports Physiotherapist with the Wales Rugby Team) – “Long term effects of concussion and the king – Devick test”

Exercise Technology

1445 Professor Huw Summers (Chair in Nanotechnology to health at Swansea University)

1515 Professor Nicola Phillips (Programme Manager MSc Sport and Exercise Physiotherapy at Cardiff University)

1545 Dr Dale Esliger (Senior Lecturer in the Measurement of Physical Activity at Loughborough University)

1615 Dr Liz Williams (Biomechanist and Forensic Scientist at The Ospreys RFC)

Sponsored by: BASEM, Diploma MSc, Sempris, MDU, Physical Activity Network Wales, Bristol University (http://www.bristol.ac.uk/sps/study/postgraduate/nutrition-physical-activity-public-health/) and Technogym #WEMS17

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Heath Park

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CF14 4XN

United Kingdom

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