FMPA PODCASTS

Will Abbott

November 2020

Dr Will Abbott, Academy Performance Manager at Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club.

The benefits and challenges of conducting research within professional sport and how to feed back scientific investigations.

Will is the Academy Performance Manager at Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club having previously gained experience working as a strength & conditioning and sport science practitioner at the club. Will’s current role is to lead a team of S&C, sport science, nutrition and medical practitioners towards achieving a common objective. He also has a PhD in the monitoring and prescription of GPS training load in elite academy soccer athletes.

Dr Abbott is interviewed by Dr Andrew Shafik, a junior doctor in London, BJSM reviewer and Editorial Board Member at FMPA’s publication ‘football medicine & performance’.

jonny gordon

October 2020

DR JONNY GORDON, EMERGENCY MEDICINE CONSULTANT & FIRST TEAM DOCTOR, MEN’S SCOTLAND NATIONAL FOOTBALL SQUAD

PITCHSIDE IMMEDIATE CARE, FOOTBALL MEDICINE PATIENT CARE AND ITS IMPORTANCE IN COVID-19

Jonny is as an Emergency Medicine Consultant in Glasgow and is the first team doctor to the men’s Scotland national football squad. He has also been the first team doctor at Celtic FC and was the Deputy Chief Medical Officer at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. In 2007 Jonny founded the company SportPromote to provide education and equipment to health care professionals involved with emergency situations in sport. The course proved to be exceptionally popular and in 2012 he was selected by the UEFA Medical Committee to be Course Director for the first Football Doctor Education Programme Workshop run in Vienna. Jonny remains as a consultant to UEFA on emergency medicine matters and has also published 2 books on Sports Medicine. 

 

Tahith Chong of Manchester United checked for concussion during the UEFA Europa League match at Old Trafford, Manchester. Picture date: 27th February 2020. Picture credit should read: Darren Staples/Sportimage via PA Images

September 2020

DR JONATHAN HANSON, SPORTS MEDICINE CONSULTANT

Human factors in high performance football and concussion recognition in major tournaments

Dr Jonathan Hanson is a Sports Medicine Consultant with a background in emergency medicine. He worked as an emergency care advisor to the FA and worked on head injury systems and immediate care to the Mens team at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Jonathan wrote the FA Area course which preceded the current ATMIF course.Jonathan is currently team doctor at Glasgow Warriors Rugby and has extensive experience of working at the Beijing olympics and with the Scottish Rugby Union.

Jonathan is interviewed by Dr Andrew Shafik, Foundation Year 2 Doctor, Northern Deanery, BJSM reviewer and Editorial Board Member at FMPA’s publication ‘football medicine & performance”.

05 September 2020, Switzerland, Basel: Soccer: National team, Germany, final training in the St. Jakob-Park stadium, fitness coach Nicklas Dietrich (r) and players during warm-up. Photo: Christian Charisius/dpa

July 2020

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”.

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June 2020

Dr Vincent Gouttebarge, Chief Medical Officer at Fifpro

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’

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March 2020

FMPA CEO, Eamonn Salmon, talks to Clinical Sports Psychotherapist Gary Bloom about the role of the Clinical Sports Psychotherapist, his work at Oxford United and the upturn in referrals.

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April 2019

The Football Medicine & Performance (FMPA) CEO, Eamonn Salmon, talks about the history of the FMPA with Mike Clegg.

From inception to the present day we hear from Eamonn on why the FMPA was set up for all medicine and performance disciplines within professional football, what the purpose is and what the aims are.

Eamonn reveals the struggles in setting up the association and the many achievements and successes to date.