Conferences, Courses & Events
All conferences, courses and events listed on this site have relevance to our Members. As part of the arrangement with course organisers we ensure that all Football Medicine & Performance Association Members receive a discount on events listed below.
THE MDT: "Fighting for order amongst the chaos"
The 2020 FMPA conference will take a critical look at the MDT; the Past, Present and Future. The last 10 years have seen a proliferation of the field of Sports Science and Medicine; for the better? As each individual discipline strives for recognition amongst a landscape of opinions, how do we create clarity amongst the inevitable chaos? How is it best achieved? The term interdisciplinary team is frequently used but how does this truly look? More importantly, how does this truly work? Calling on experts across world leading institutions, a wide-ranging assembly of MDT speakers will discuss best practice, challenges faced and what the future holds for want-to-be world leading performance and medicine departments.
Knowledge is power and strength comes from working together
Dr Russ Wrigley, Head of Academy Medical/Sports Science, Blackburn Rovers FC
Confirmed speakers include:
Brian Ashton MBE – Former Head Coach England Rugby Union
Professor James Morton – Professor of Exercise Metabolism, Liverpool John Moores University
Luke Jenkinson – Head of Sports Science & Academy Medicine, Derby County FC
Mark Leather – Senior Lecturer in Sports Medicine & Therapy, University of Central Lancashire
Steve Kemp – Lead Men’s Physiotherapist The FA
Dr Gil Rodas – Head of Medical Area, Barca Innovation Hub FC Barcelona
Matthew Portas – Lead Physical Performance – Education, FA
Frankie Hunter – Head of Academy Sports Science & Medicine, Hull City Tigers FC
Professor Warren Gregson – Head of Sports Science, Qatar Football Association
Daniel Ransom – Sport Psychology Support, Manchester United FC
Thomas O’Malley – Head of Physiotherapy, Wigan Warriors Rugby League Club
“The 2019 FMPA Conference was, without question, the best conference I have attended in the last 10 years: the organisers should be congratulated on developing such a wide-ranging and engaging programme. Throughout the two-day conference, knowledgeable and experienced speakers presented high quality lectures on topics of current importance: I am certain that everyone attending the Conference learnt something of value from every presentation.”
Dr Colin Fuller BSc, PhD, FRSC
“It was great to see such a variety of practitioners, old and young and from different disciplines all congregating to share knowledge and discuss improving athlete health and performance. Improving the links between medical and Strength and Conditioning staff is vital for the holistic development of the athlete and it was great to see a commitment from all to understanding the need for accredited and proven competency in delivering athletic development training to all.”
Kevin Paxton, Head of Academy Sports Science, Leicester City FC
FMPA AWARDS 2020
The FMPA Awards will celebrate their SEVENTH Event at the Radisson Blu East Midlands Hotel. This unique event for medicine and performance practitioners working in the professional game celebrates the endeavours of winning teams, individuals and those with extensive experience in the game. FIND OUT MORE about our 2019 winners and watch our highlights from the 2019 conference and awards.