The Barbados Sports Medicine Association presents “Staying in the Game: From Prevention to Performance”, a Sports Medicine Conference on June 30 – July 1, 2018 at the Savannah Hotel, Barbados.
The goal of this event is to educate athletes, coaches and medical professionals on current best practices in sports medicine and assist in minimizing injury risks to improve athlete management and performance. Topics explored include treatment of injuries, advances in rehabilitation, diagnostic ultrasounds, psychology of performance, the Olympic medical code and more. Speakers include a multidisciplinary team of professionals from Barbados and the Caribbean region including orthopaedic surgeons, physiotherapists, psychologists and sports medicine specialists.
Athletes, coaches, athletic trainers, athletic therapists, medical doctors, general practitioners, physical therapists, podiatrists, parents, physical education teachers and all sports affiliated persons/ persons caring for athletes are all welcome to attend. Medical, Nursing and Allied Health Students attend for free.
Join the Barbados Sports Medicine Association as they Stay in the Game: From Prevention to Performance!
Staying in the Game: From Prevention to Performance
June 30 – July 1, 2018
Savannah Hotel, Barbados
Purpose: To educate athletes, coaches and medical professionals on current best practices in sports medicine and assist in minimising injury risks to improve athlete management and performance.
- to highlight the importance of a multidisciplinary approach to athlete management
- to equip athletes and others with knowledge on sports injury prevention
- to emphasise the importance of athlete health and well-being for optimal sporting performance
Target Audience: Athletes, coaches, athletic trainers, athletic therapists, medical doctors, general practitioners, physical therapists, podiatrists, parents, physical education teachers and all sports affiliated persons/ persons caring for athletes.
|8:50 am||Welcome by BSMA President||Dr. Carl Ward|
|9:00 – 9:30 *Keynote presentation||Considerations for the Young Athlete||Dr. Akshai Mansingh, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Jamaica|
|9:30 – 9:50||The Olympic Medical Code||Dr. Carl Ward, GP|
|9:50 – 10:10||General Approaches to Injury Prevention||Dr. Jacqueline King. Physiotherapist|
|10:10 – 10:30||Pre-Participation Examination||Dr. Colin Alert, GP|
|10:30 – 10:50||Optimal Nutrition for sports performance and recovery||Ms. Kimberley Rudder|
|10:50 – 11:10||Doping/Drugs in Sport||Dr. Adrian Lorde, Sports Medicine Specialist|
|11:10 – 11:30||Psychology of Performance and Injury – How to think like an Olympian/Champion||Dr. June Caddle, Sports Psychologist|
|11:30 – 12:30||LUNCH||LUNCH|
|12:30 – 12:50||Protective gear/equipment||Mr. Rondell Griffith, Certified Athletic Trainer|
|12:50 – 1:10||Recovery in Performance||Ms. Marita Marshall, Physiotherapist|
|1:10 – 1:30||Footwear Assessment||Mrs. Rosamund Beckles-James, Podiatrist|
|1:30 – 1:50||Strength & Conditioning||Mr. David Ross, Strength & Conditioning Coach|
|1:50 – 2:00||COFFEE BREAK||COFFEE BREAK|
|2:00 – 2:30||Introduction to Functional Movement Assessment – Workshop/Taping –upper limb||Mr. Kurt Clarke|
|2:30 – 3:00||Basic First Aid/Taping lower limb||Dr. Rhea Corbin, GP|
|8:50 a.m.||Welcome by BSMA Vice President||Ms. Marita Marshall|
|9:00 – 9:30
|Stress fractures and REDs||Dr. Akshai Mansingh, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Jamaica|
|9:30 – 9:50||Concussion||Dr. Shane Drakes, Physiatrist|
|9:50 – 10:10||Shoulder injuries/The overhead athlete||Dr. Ayana Crichlow, Orthopaedic Surgeon|
|10:10 – 10:30||Diagnostic US/ PRP injections||Dr. Rene Best. Sports Medicine Specialist|
|10:30 – 10:50||Hamstring Injuries||Dr. Paul Adams, Orthpaedic Surgeon|
|10:50 – 11:10||Common Knee injuries in sport||Mr. Randolph Carrington, Orthopaedic Surgeon|
|11:10 – 11:30||Common mis-diagnoses in Back Pain||Dr. Paul Adams, Orthopaedic Surgeon|
|11:30 – 12:30||LUNCH||LUNCH|
|12:30 – 12:50||Ankle injuries||Dr. Akshai Mansingh, Orthopaedic Surgeon|
|12:50 – 1:10||Advances in Rehabilitation: Shockwave therapy, Dry Needling||Dr. Phyllis Burnett, Physiotherapist|
|1:10 – 1:30||Optimising Performance 1% ers in sports||Dr. Shane Drakes, Physiatrist|
|1:30 – 1:50||PRP Injections||Dr. Tamara Nancoo, Orthopaedic Surgeon|
|1:50 – 2:00||BREAK||BREAK|
|2:00 – 2:30||Shockwave therapy/ Psychology Workshop||Dr. Phyllis Burnett, Physiotheraoist/ Dr. Ian Hypolite, Trinidad|
|2:30 – 3:00||Dry needling/Diagnostic Ultrasound||TBA|