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LightForce Therapy Lasers – Exclusive TWO month FREE trial for FMPA affiliated Clubs and Clinics

16.09.20

The FMPA are delighted that LightForce Therapy Lasers will continue their business partnership for the 2020/2021 season with the FMPA and can offer a FREE two month trial of a laser therapy system. LightForce Therapy Lasers is the leading US–based manufacturer of deep tissue therapy lasers. Powering over 7,500 treatments worldwide everyday, and trusted by […]

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Working with Essity for the 2020/2021 season

08.09.20

Essity is pleased to extend the long-standing relationship with continued support for the FMPA for the coming season.  Eager to start 2020/21 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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Swimex continue business partnership with the FMPA

01.09.20

The FMPA are delighted that SwimEx Sports Performance Pools are continuing their partnership the FMPA for the 2020/2021 season. SwimEx Sports Performance Pools and Accelerated recovery hot and cold deep water plunge pools. SwimEx Sports Fitness, Hydrotherapy Pools and Plunge Pools have delivered Sports Wellbeing since 1986. SwimEx’s unique paddlewheel delivers fantastic laminar flow water […]

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Coventry City’s Medical and Performance team have been awarded the FMPA League One Award for the 2019/20 season

17.08.20

The Award acknowledges the work of Medical and Performance teams that make a substantial contribution to the success of their Clubs on the field of play. Coventry City’s Medical and Performance team collected their award at Ryton this week – pictured are Abbie Forman (Sports Scientist), Andy Young (Senior Fitness Coach), Marcus Drake (Soft Tissue […]

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Congratulations to award winners for 2019/20 season.

12.08.20

The divisional winners in the Premier League, English Football League, Scottish Premier League and Football Association Women’s Super League have all received their Football Medicine and Performance Association (FMPA) Award recently for the 2019/20 campaign. This means that the Medicine and Performance team at Liverpool FC, Leeds Utd FC, Coventry City FC, Swindon Town FC, […]

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Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo thanks staff’s ‘tireless work’ to get stars fit after lockdown

24.07.20

Wolves boss Nun Espirito Santo is named Premier League manager of the month for June and thanks his medicine and performance team for their hard work in getting players fit again ahead of the season restart. Espirito Santo stood took backstage in this picture with 6 of the back room staff who played a key […]

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NEW PODCAST: Keeping non-starting players fit in professional football

23.07.20

Dr Liam Anderson, Head of Sports Science & Medicine, Crewe Alexandra FC Keeping non-starting players fit in professional football Interviewed by Dr Andrew Shafik, Foundation Year 2 Doctor, Northern Deanery, BJSM reviewer and Editorial Board Member at FMPA’s publication ‘football medicine & performance’. LISTEN NOW MORE PODCASTS

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NEW: PODCAST SERIES PART ONE

07.07.20

In this podcast Dr Vincent Gouttebarge, Chief Medical Officer at Fifpro,  discusses the mental health of players during ‘return to football’. Interviewed by Dr Andrew Shafik, Foundation Year 2 Doctor, Northern Deanery, BJSM reviewer and Editorial Board Member at FMPA’s publication ‘football medicine & performance’ We have added some useful links to support this podcast: https://www.drakefoundation.org/about-us/ […]

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Supporting Members

17.06.20

In these unprecedented times we know that many of you will be worried about the immediate future.  The FMPA are here to help.  We are regularly taking calls and assisting Members who are facing a variety of complex and worrying situations, from potential club insolvency to contract amendments and redundancy. We are also here to support you on […]

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Moving House? 25% discount for Members on conveyancing

28.05.20

The FMPA are delighted to be able to offer 25% on conveyancing from our Business Partners, Knights PLC. Knights PLC conveyancing team can cover sales and purchase transactions and aims to complete the transaction within 6-8 weeks from when the contract pack is sent or received until exchange of contracts.  It can be quicker or […]

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RIP Bristol City FC Physiotherapist, Buster Footman

27.05.20

[By Gavin Blackwell] Harold ‘Buster’ Footman, who has passed away at the age of 81, raised more than £100,000 for charities, during his career as physiotherapist with firstly Southend United and then Bristol City Football Clubs. After ten seasons working at his home town club Southend, he moved to Bristol City in 1988 and spent […]

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COMING BACK STRONGER 2: SOLVING PROBLEMS EFFECTIVELY TOGETHER

21.05.20

Written by Dr Caroline Marlow, a Chartered Psychologist specialising in wellbeing and performance psychology and Director of L&M Consulting Ltd.   The gradual lifting of restrictions may well bring new concerns to your family, household and/or workplace as you grapple with the logistics and become clearer of, and closer to, what might be a new […]

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COMING BACK STRONGER 1: COMMUNICATING EFFECTIVELY WITH EACH OTHER.

13.05.20

Written by Dr Caroline Marlow, a Chartered Psychologist specialising in wellbeing and performance psychology and Director of L&M Consulting Ltd. Now, effective communication and the sharing of perspectives with our families and/or our work colleagues is crucial if we are to co-operatively and constructively rebuild and move forward. Over the last months, even amongst small […]

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BMJ – Covid-19 Resources

12.05.20

The BMJ has some COVID-19 related content freely available across all our journals. It may be useful to yourself or colleagues in the challenges that we’re facing. https://www.bmj.com/coronavirus There is also  free access to their most relevant CPD online courses to update and refresh clinical knowledge for those supporting our healthcare systems in the fight against COVID-19: […]

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Is It OK To …? Answering the New Questions that Affect Our Psychological Wellbeing

30.04.20

Written by Dr Caroline Marlow, a Chartered Psychologist specialising in wellbeing and performance psychology and Director of L&M Consulting Ltd.   We are all living a different ‘new normal’, with many differences amongst us and within our own daily living. This brings new concerns, pressures, challenges, opportunities and questions, some of which we have in […]

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LIVING WITH OTHERS? HOW TO LOOK AFTER EVERYONE’S MENTAL HEALTH DURING ‘STAY AT HOME’.

22.04.20

Written by Dr Caroline Marlow, a Chartered Psychologist specialising in wellbeing and performance psychology and Director of L&M Consulting Ltd. How we interact and live with our families, partners, and house-mates during the corona virus stay at home period can greatly influence all of our mental health, psychological wellbeing and resilience. Everyone in your household […]

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FMPA Partner with leading financial planners – Pareto

07.04.20

Send us your question, confidentially – CLICK HERE The FMPA have now concluded a partnership with leading financial planners, Pareto.  The need for our Members to have access to advisors in this capacity has always been a priority for the FMPA and following several months of engagement and discussion we are delighted to appoint Pareto […]

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FMPA: Since 2010

04.04.20

In its original format my message for our Members was celebratory. This week is the 10th anniversary of the FMPA`s launch in April 2010 and there is of course much to celebrate in terms of our achievements. But in the space of a few days it no longer seems important – or appropriate – to […]

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LIVING WITH OTHERS? HOW TO LOOK AFTER EVERYONE’S MENTAL HEALTH DURING ‘STAY AT HOME’.

03.04.20

Part 1: Day to Day Organisation Written for the FMPA by Dr Caroline Marlow, Chartered Sport & Exercise Psychologist and Director of L&M Consulting Ltd., this is Part 1 of a mini-series of  ‘how to’ promote #mentalhealth whilst living with others during the #coronavirus #stayathome period. We often consider resilience and psychological wellbeing from a personal […]

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Latest information for self- employed staff

02.04.20

A significant number of our members work on a self-employed basis and full details regarding government support have only just emerged. Many affected self-employed workers will receive direct cash grants, through a UK-wide scheme, to help them during the coronavirus outbreak. Self-employed individuals and members of partnerships in the UK could receive up to £2,500 per month […]

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LightForce Therapy Lasers – Exclusive TWO month FREE trial for FMPA affiliated Clubs and Clinics

16.09.20

The FMPA are delighted that LightForce Therapy Lasers will continue their business partnership for the 2020/2021 season with the FMPA and can offer a FREE two month trial of a laser therapy system. LightForce Therapy Lasers is the leading US–based manufacturer of deep tissue therapy lasers. Powering over 7,500 treatments worldwide everyday, and trusted by […]

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Working with Essity for the 2020/2021 season

08.09.20

Essity is pleased to extend the long-standing relationship with continued support for the FMPA for the coming season.  Eager to start 2020/21 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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Swimex continue business partnership with the FMPA

01.09.20

The FMPA are delighted that SwimEx Sports Performance Pools are continuing their partnership the FMPA for the 2020/2021 season. SwimEx Sports Performance Pools and Accelerated recovery hot and cold deep water plunge pools. SwimEx Sports Fitness, Hydrotherapy Pools and Plunge Pools have delivered Sports Wellbeing since 1986. SwimEx’s unique paddlewheel delivers fantastic laminar flow water […]