Staying in the Game: From Prevention to Performance!

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.

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.

Objectives:

  • 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.

Draft Programme

 Day 1 

TIME TOPIC PRESENTER
Registration

8:00a.m

   
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

Registered Dietitian

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 – 11:50 A Decades worth of Triumphs & Challenges as a Sports Psychologist in the Caribbean Ms. Olivia Rose

Sports Psychologist, Jamaica

11:50 – 1:00 LUNCH LUNCH
1:00 – 1:20 Protective gear/equipment Mr. Rondell Griffith

Certified Athletic Trainer

1:20 – 1:40 Recovery in Performance Ms. Marita Marshall

Physiotherapist

1:40 – 2:00 Footwear Assessment Mrs. Rosamund Beckles-James

Podiatrist

2:00 – 2:20 A problem solving approach in general preparation Mr. David Ross

Strength & Conditioning Coach

2:20 – 2:40 COFFEE BREAK COFFEE BREAK
2:40 – 3:00 1.      Introduction to Functional Movement Assessment – Workshop/

 

2.      Psychology for athletes workshop

Mr. Kurt Clarke Certified Personal Trainer/

 

Ms. Olivia Rose

Sports Psychologist, Jamaica

3:00 – 3:30 1.      Basic First Aid workshop/

 

2.      Kinesio Taping workshop: Applications for common upper & lower limb injuries

Kyle Hinkson- EMT/

 

Marita Marshall

Physiotherapist

 

DAY 2

TIME TOPIC PRESENTER
8:00 a.m. Registration Registration
8:50 a.m. Welcome by BSMA Vice President Ms. Marita Marshall
9:00 – 9:30

*Keynote presentation

Stress fractures and REDs Dr. Akshai Mansingh

Orthopaedic Surgeon, Jamaica

9:30 – 9:50 Concussion Dr. Shane Drakes

Sports Physician

9:50 – 10:10 Shoulder injuries/The overhead athlete Dr. Ayana Crichlow

Orthopaedic Surgeon

10:10 – 10:30 Diagnostic US Dr. Rene Best

Sports Medicine Specialist

10:30 – 10:50 Exercise Induced Asthma Dr. Adrian Lorde

Sports Medicine Specialist

10:50 – 11:10 Common Knee injuries in sport Mr. Randolph Carrington

Orthopaedic Surgeon

11:10 – 11:30 Sport related hand injuries Dr. Ayana Crichlow

Orthopaedic Surgeon

11:30 – 12:30 LUNCH LUNCH
12:30 – 12:50 Ankle injuries Dr. Akshai Mansingh

Orthopaedic Surgeon, Jamaica

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 1.      Shockwave therapy workshop/

 

2.      Psychology Workshop

Dr. Phyllis Burnett

Physiotherapist /

 

Ms. Olivia Rose Sports Psychologist, Jamaica

2:30 – 3:00 1.      Dry needling workshop/

 

2.      Diagnostic Ultrasound workshop

TBA- Physiotherapist /

 

Dr. Best & Dr Shane Drakes  Sports Medicine Specialist