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Basketball Sports Medicine Conference 2017 - “Maximising Youth Athletes Hea...
Fri, April 28, 2017, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM BST
The 2017 BSMC is the fourth annual Basketball Sports Medicine Conference to be held by Basketball England. This year’s conference will be based in London at the City of London Academy and for the first time is supported by FIBA Europe. The conference is open to physiotherapists, strength and conditioning coaches, sports physicians and psychologists, sports scientists as well basketball coaches.
“Maximising Youth Athletes Health and Physical Development”
The conference aims to provide expert knowledge and education on youth athlete health and physical development. Areas such as responses to training stimulus, optimisation of training load and injury prevalence and prevention strategies in youth sports will be presented.
In addition to welcoming the FIBA Europe Medical Council to present at the conference we are excited to announce our key note speakers as Dr Tim Gabbett & Ben Rosenblatt.
Tim Gabbett is the worlds leading authority on training load. He is widely published and has been the single most important factor is Sports Science and Medicines improved understanding and implementation of training load techniques. Tim is called upon to assist Sports Science and Medicine teams in their management of training load in top sports leagues around the world providing valuable insight, expertise and strategy to the this vital area of Sports Science and Medicine.
Ben Rosenblatt is one of the leading strength and conditioning coaches in the UK and has a Phd in Sports Biomechanics and Training Specificity. Ben has worked in a variety of sports such as football, judo and more recently hockey. Great Britains womens hockey team were able to achieve an historic gold medal at Rio 2016 with Ben playing a key role in this success. Ben has recently moved to The Football Association where he works with the England Squad.
0830 - Registration & Welcome
0845 - Basketball England/FIBA Europe
0900 - Paul Fisher - Epidemiology of Injury in Basketball
0945 - Tim Gabbett - Loading in young athletes
1115 - FIBA Medical Council - Activities and Research Program
1200 - Ben Rosenblatt - Optimisation of Performance in Youth Basketball and Sport
1245-1345 - Lunch break & Networking
1345 - Tim Gabbett - Application of loading into Young Basketball Athletes
1445 - FIBA Europe/Aspectar - Physical demands of 3x3 Basketball
1530 - Ben Rosenblatt - Road to Gold
1615 - All speaker Q+A
1700 - Close