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new appointments for Manchester United 1st Team medicine and performance staff

08.07.19

 Manchester United can confirm two more appointments in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s new-look staff at the Aon Training Complex. Former Reds defender Michael Clegg is the new first-team strength and power coach, while Ed Leng has been recruited as the first-team lead sports scientist. SOURCE

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WHAT OUR MEMBERS THOUGHT

02.07.19

“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 […]

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Welcome Toropro

20.06.19

The FMPA are delighted to welcome ToroPro as Business Supplier for the 2019/2020 Season. FMPA 2019 Conference delegates and our recent new members have already received free samples of their brand new range of handmade massage wax. ToroPro is a British company, it focuses on producing products that enhance athletic performance such as Kinesiology tape, […]

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BUSINESS SUPPLIER: Vivomed

19.06.19

Vivomed is delighted to continue its support of the FMPA. With our fully licensed pharmacy, Vivomed is your first choice for all your pharmaceutical and physiotherapy supplies. Working with many of the top teams in the UK, Vivomed can work with your medical team to supply everything you need in a smooth and efficient way. […]

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Essity confirms continued partnership for the 2019/2020 season

13.06.19

Essity is pleased to extend the long-standing relationship with continued support for the FMPA for the coming season.  Eager to start 2019/2020 season off successfully, Essity will strive to demonstrate that this partnership and your performance are central to our activities. Essity (trading as BSN medical) is a leading global health and medical solutions provider, […]

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Clarets’ doctors praised for saving the life of former referee ar Turf Moor

12.06.19

Clarets’ club doctors Dr Simon Morris and Dr David White have received a special award for their role in saving the life of former Premier League referee Eddie Wolstenholme. The pair were two of three medical professionals who rushed to the aid of Wolstenholme after the 64-year-old suffered a heart attack ahead of Burnley’s home […]

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FMPA welcomes SwimEx as Business Club Member 2019/2020

05.06.19

The FMPA are looking forward to working with SwimEx who recently supported the FMPA Conference & Awards attended by over 270 delegates. SwimEx Sports Fitness, Hydrotherapy Pools and Plunge Tanks have delivered Sports Wellbeing since 1986. SwimEx’s unique paddlewheel delivers fantastic laminar flow water resistance for sports peak performance training and rehabilitation. Athletes can also commence […]

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FMPA CONFERENCE & AWARDS 2019 – OUTSTANDING

23.05.19

Well, what can we say!  The FMPA 6th Conference & Awards 2019 was THE best event we have held.  The event was attended by over 270 guests who enjoyed a superb educational programme, a quality trade exhibition and an amazing awards dinner. The FMPA would like to thank our 2019 Conference and Awards sponsor Essity for magnificent support […]

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Lee Taylor parts company with Peterborough United FC

08.05.19

Taylor, who has over 25 years worldwide experience as Head of Performance/Strength & Conditioning, has parted company with League 1 outfit, Peterborough United FC. Taylor started out his professional football career as a trainee at Maidstone Unt FC, but soon took the physiotherapist / coaching route as has worked for a variety of Professional clubs […]

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PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALLERS ASSOCIATION (PFA) SUPPORT THE FMPA CONFERENCE & AWARDS 2019

03.05.19

The PFA have confirmed partnership for the upcoming sixth annual conference & awards. This is a welcome addition to the event which already has engagement with the Premier League and the FA.  Delegate numbers have already exceeded last years at this point and we expect to sell out the event which takes place on 17/18 May 2019. “We […]

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Jan Vertonghen Injury – FMPA Statement

01.05.19

The Football Medicine & Performance Association (FMPA) empathises with Jan Vertonghen, the Tottenham medical staff and fans who witnessed the player’s injury in their game against Ajax last night. There are often learning points that can be taken from incidents such as this that can lead to reflection on the protocols in place and to refinement […]

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Essity – Proud Sponsors of FMPA Conference 2019

24.04.19

Essity, trading as BSN medical Limited, offers brands that have stood the test of time and are well-known in professional sports medicine, with long-term product confidence recognised by Physiotherapists and Sports Therapists alike. Taping and strapping products such as Strappal® and Leukoplast® are used in daily practice, match days and to support the recovery of […]

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English Premier League to Support FMPA Conference & Awards 2019

24.04.19

The English Premier League will once again support the FMPA Conference & Awards which takes place on 17/18 May 2019 at the Radisson Blu East Midlands hotel. The Premier League are engaging with the event to ensure that a healthy contingent of Academy staff attend the conference to benefit from an outstanding educational and networking […]

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FMPA announces Business Club Partnership with RSP

19.03.19

RSP manufacture inertial machines, technology applied to high performance sports, increasing demands in eccentric action after a concentric action, due to inertial weights. One of the leading trends in strength training. Strength & Conditioning Coaches, sports rehabilitator and physiotherapists  are always in the centre of what they do, and they work to provide them with […]

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BBC SPORTS PRESENTER HUGH FERRIS TO HOST THE FMPA AWARDS 2019

15.03.19

The FMPA are delighted to announce that BBC TV presenter Hugh Ferris will be hosting the FMPA awards evening at the FMPA Conference & Awards 2019 17/18 May. Hugh is a TV, radio and events presenter with nearly 16 years experience, spending most of his working life with BBC Sport. He appears on BBC TV, presenting the sport […]

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FMPA proud to work in partnership with Manchester FA

12.03.19

FMPA are delighted to announce an exciting new partnership with Manchester FA. This is the start of a programme to engage with regional FA’s in supporting the medical service to their players. The arrangement with Manchester
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FMPA CONFERENCE PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED

11.03.19

21ST CENTURY PLAYER PREPARATIONS….. How far have we come? The 6th Annual Conference programme has been announced.  The 2019 Conference will take a critical look at Medicine and Performance across the professional men’s and women’s game.  In 30 years the number of days lost to injuries has not improved. What has changed in the game and are […]

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FMPA Team up with Children with Cancer UK

09.03.19

The FMPA are delighted to announce that it has formed a charity partnership with Children with Cancer UK.  Over the coming months and at the FMPA Conference & Awards we are hoping to raise as much money as we can to help this worthwhile cause. Regional Fundraising Manager, Ashleigh McCluskey said “On behalf of all my […]

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FMPA Partner with L & M Consulting – Performance Psychology for Business and Sport

15.02.19

L&M Consulting Limited assists individuals, teams and organisations achieve sustainable, optimal performance through the prioritisation of positive psychological wellbeing. We are a small, high-calibre consultancy whose unique blend of expertise and practical experience in performance, wellbeing and clinical psychology, and in leadership, mentoring and cultural change, enables us to provide a comprehensive and complementary range […]

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FMPA REGISTER FRONT PAGE FEATURE IN ‘FRONTLINE’ THE PHYSIOTHERAPY MAGAZINE FOR CSP MEMBERS

13.02.19

CSP members can now read our article in the latest magazine – Issue 2 Volume 25 FMPA CEO Eamonn Salmon talks about how the FMPA have a terrific resource of practitioners who, upon leaving the game, enter into private practice with tremendous skills and knowledge. But the grassroots game has had little or no investment […]

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FMA Members amongst Barnsley FC staff who run 10k for charity

29.11.17

Barnsley Football Club chaplain Peter Amos and members of the Barnsley FC staff ran 10k on Sunday 26th November raising much needed funds for two worthwhile causes. Eighteen runners, including Former Reds Martin Devaney and Bobby Hassell from across the Club came together to run the race, raising money for the two worthwhile causes The […]

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BBC SPORTS PRESENTER HUGH FERRIS TO HOST THE FMPA AWARDS 2019

15.03.19

The FMPA are delighted to announce that BBC TV presenter Hugh Ferris will be hosting the FMPA awards evening at the FMPA Conference & Awards 2019 17/18 May. Hugh is a TV, radio and events presenter with nearly 16 years experience, spending most of his working life with BBC Sport. He appears on BBC TV, presenting the sport […]

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Outstanding success of the FMPA Conference and Awards confirms its place as THE Medicine & Performance event of the Year!!!

21.05.18

This years end of season Conference & Awards programme was unanimously voted our best yet with success across the board. With over 260 delegates and attendees, a universally acclaimed educational programme, a full to capacity Awards dinner and a full exhibition trade presence,there was no question that the FMPA had taken their annual Conference to […]