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Performance optimisation in International footballers


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6th April at 7pm – Steve Kemp (Lead Men’s Physiotherapist England Senior Football Team)

Steve Kemp is the men’s lead physiotherapist with the England Senior Football team, working with the team since 2013. He has been involved in 2 World Cup Finals (4th Place in Russia 2018) and 2 European Championships (runners up in 2021). Steve has worked in elite sports medicine for over 20 years both here in the UK and abroad. Following degrees in both physiotherapy and sports rehabilitation, Steve undertook a masters in the Science of Sports injury at Manchester University and a Postgraduate diploma in manual therapy at Birmingham University. He is currently studying for a PhD in Ankle Ligament rehabilitation at Imperial College London. He is a guest Lecturer at Birmingham University and University College London.

Steve spent 4 years as Head of Medical Services for Wolverhampton Wanderers, before taking up a position as Elite Football Physiotherapist at the Perform Sport Medicine complex, based at St George’s Park. He has also had stints at Leeds United, Preston North End and Busan Icons in South Korea. He has additionally worked as a private physiotherapist with athletes from numerous sporting professions. Steve is a member of the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP) and is a Gold-accredited member of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports Medicine (ACPSM).

Steve’s presentation, “Performance optimisation in International footballers” will consider the unique environment of international football where teams are required to peak every 2 years for tournaments that follow a busy season of club football and European competition. The challenge is for the player to develop or at least maintain their capability to meet the demands of international and club football whilst also being able to perform for their club week in week out.

The presentation will investigate strategies implemented over the last 6 years with the international team to support players to optimally perform, whilst also trying to mitigate injury risk.

How to Apply

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06/04/2022
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