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

DAY 1 SATURDAY, JUNE 30, 2018

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, Sports Physician, 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 Decade’s 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 Strength & Conditioning Mr. David Ross, Strength & Conditioning Coach
2:20 – 2:40 COFFEE BREAK COFFEE BREAK
2:40 – 3:10

CONCURRENT SESSION

WORKSHOP:

Introduction to Functional Movement Assessment

Mr. Kurt Clarke, GP
2:40 – 3:10

CONCURRENT SESSION

WORKSHOP:

Psychology for Athletes

& Ms. Olivia Rose, Sports Psychologist, Jamaica
3:10-3.40

CONCURRENT SESSION

WORKSHOP:

 

Basic First Aid

Dr. Rhea Corbin, GP + TBA, EMT
3:10-3:40

CONCURRENT SESSION

WORKSHOP:

Kinesio Taping: Applications for common upper & lower limb injuries

Ms. Marita Marshall, Physiotherapist

 


 

DAY 2 SUNDAY 1 JULY 2018

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, Physiatrist
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 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

CONCURRENT SESSION

WOKSHOP:

Shockwave therapy

Dr. Phyllis Burnett, Physiotherapist
2:00-2:30

CONCURRENT SESSION

WORKSHOP:

Psychology Workshop

Ms. Olivia Rose, Sports Psychologist, Jamaica
2:30 – 3:00 WORKSHOP:

Dry needling

Dr. Rene Best, Sports Medicine Specialist
2:30-3:00 WORKSHOP:

Diagnostic Ultrasound

TBA