MedEduCare SEMS Education Series: Hamstrings in the Fast Lane, 7th December, London, UK

Set to run at the Chandos House in London, UK on Friday, 7th December, 2018, the next event in the MedEduCare SEMS Education series is the Meeting on Hamstrings in the Fast Lane.

The programme content and faculty have been developed with co-charis Dr Noel Pollock, Chief Medical Officer for British Athletics and our Series Medical Director, Professor Nicola Maffulli.

Target audience: open to all medical and healthcare professionals working across all sports


0800 Registration, Refreshments and Commercial Exhibition 
0850 Meeting Welcome Professor Nicola Maffulli 
0900 Hamstring injuries: a scourge of modern sports activities – Dr Carl Askling 
0930 Hamstring injury prevention and management in British Athletics – Dr Noel Pollock 
1000 Clinical diagnosis: still the gold standard – Dr Anne van der Made 
1030 Refreshments and exhibition viewing 
1100 Imaging Dr Justin Lee 
1130 Hamstring injuries: a neural component? – Professor Nick Webborn 
1200 Be prepared to cut – Professor Nicola Maffulli 
1230 Roundtable discussion 
1300 Lunch and exhibition viewing 
1400 Advanced rehabilitation techniques – Dr Carl Askling 
1430 Hamstring Injury Rehabilitation in British Athletics: is classification helpful? – Mr Shane Kelly 
1500 THE JOHN B KING MEMORIAL LECTURE EILP: not just shin splints and compartment syndrome – Dr Nat Padhiar 
1530 Refreshments and exhibition viewing 
1600 Hamstring Injury prevention in football – Mr Robin Sadler 
1630 Hamstring Injury Management at Arsenal FC – Dr Gary O’Driscoll 
1700 Hamstrung! Do the words that we use with athletes help or hinder recovery? – Mr Mike Stewart 
1730 Roundtable discussion 
1800 Meeting Close – Professor Nicola Maffulli 


The meeting is limited to 60 attendees. We expect the day to fill quickly – early bird bookings are highly advised. Early bird rate is £160 for the full day, including refreshments and lunch. Standard rates of £190 will apply after 31st October, 2018. 

Booking forms are available from or through the website where further information is also available. Enquiries: 

To download meeting poster: 

Poster for 07-12-18 Hamstrings in the Fast Lane

To view speaker biographies:

MedEduCare SEMS Education Series – Hamstrings in the Fast Lane – Speaker Biographies


Some SEMS Links to check out:

The Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports and Exercise Medicine

The British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine

The British Association of Sport and Exercise Science

The European College of Sports and Exercise Physicians

The European Federation of Sports Medicine Associations

The Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine (RCPI& RCSI) – Ireland

The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine UK

The International Federation of Sports Medicine

The United Kingdom Association of Doctors in Sport

DCMS Review on Duty of Care in Sport April 2017

Developing Anti-Doping in Sport:

WADA Investigation of Sochi Allegations – The Independent Person 2nd Report 12/16 

DCMS Review on Combatting Doping in Sport 02/18

Meetings for your diary:

07-08/09/18 IAMMM Scientific Conference, Winterthur/Zurich, Switzerland Register at

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