WHO HAS THE LAST WORD?
Manager, Doctor, Physio, Performance Manager, Nutritionist, Player. Nowadays, all are involved in the maintenance and tuning of a high performance athletic machine. But who has priority in decision making? And who should? Have decision making structures been updated to take account of the new realities of dealing with elite sportsmen and women in football?
Dr Zaf Iqbal (Head of Medical – Crystal Palace FC), Dr Imtiaz Ahmad (Head of Medical – QPR FC), David Fevre (Fevre Consultancy, formerly Manchester United FC & Blackburn Rovers FC)
Chaired by Dr Andrew Shafik (Junior Doctor, BJSM Reviewer, Editorial Board Member at FMPA)