Maximising Wellbeing and Performance

Sponsored by Totum Sport and supported by English Institute of Sport

This series of seminars will look at research and evidence on ways to maximise wellbeing and performance.


Sessions on Wednesday 8th May 2019

Time Session Stream
09:50 - 10:20 The impact of a good night’s sleep on wellbeing, resilience and performance
Tiina Hoffman, Exercise Physiologist , Firstbeat
Wellbeing & Performance
10:45 - 11:25 The evolution of hydration and human performance
Marie-Louise Farag, Group Head of Nutrition, Cellnutrition
Dr Marc Bubbs, Performance Nutrition Lead, Canada Basketball
Wellbeing & Performance
11:40 - 12:00 Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT): improving athletic performance and accelerating recovery
Dr Maria Makeeva, OxyHealth Europe
Wellbeing & Performance
12:15 - 12:35 Stress, Food Intolerance & Sport Performance: Overtraining Syndrome
Dr Nigel Abraham, Scientific Director, Cambridge Nutritional Sciences
Wellbeing & Performance
12:50 - 13:30 Delivering impact and value through workplace wellness
Dr. Ken van Someren, Director, KvS Performance
Simon Shepard, Chief Executive, Optima-life
Dr Paul Smith, Business Development Director , ART Health Solutions
Wellbeing & Performance
13:50 - 14:30 Injury prevention and post-injury nutrition
Dr Glenys Jones, Acting Chief Executive & Communications Manager , Association for Nutrition
Chris Cashin, Nutrition and Sports Nutrition Lead, University of Wales Trinity Saint David
Dr Ali Hill, Solent University
Sally Gunnell OBE, Olympic and World Champion
Wellbeing & Performance
14:50 - 15:30 Plant power: the rise of veganism and plant based diets
Anne-Marie O'Shea, Head of Nutrition , Future Fit Training
Tilly Spurr, Course Lead - Nutrition for Sport and Exercise , Future Fit Training
Wellbeing & Performance
15:50 - 16:20 Intermittent fasting and time restricted feeding: is the timing of when we eat as important as what we eat?
Tilly Spurr, Course Lead - Nutrition for Sport and Exercise , Future Fit Training
Wellbeing & Performance
16:50 - 17:20 Prehabilitation – preventing injuries before they happen
Cheyne Voss, Physio Director, Ten Health & Fitness
Wellbeing & Performance

Sessions on Thursday 9th May 2019

Time Session Stream
09:50 - 10:30 The foundations of human movement: simplifying the complex puzzle
Jamie Bond, FC Strength and Conditioning Coach, Manchester City FC Academy
Ed Archer, Director , Athlete Academy
Wellbeing & Performance
10:50 - 11:30 The importance of using Biomarkers for optimisation in sport and for preventative healthcare
Dr Daniel Grant, Head of Medical Education, Medichecks
Danielle Nimmock, England Elite Distance Runner and Head of Exhibitions, London Marathon Events
Nick Anderson, Running with us
Wellbeing & Performance
11:50 - 12:20 Podiatry, foot health and performance – what you need to know
Matthew Fitzpatrick, Consultant Podiatrist, The College of Podiatry, , London & Podiatric Clinical Lead, Virgin Money London Marathon
Wellbeing & Performance
12:50 - 13:20 Exploring alternative conditioning methods: off feet conditioning for on feet performance
Shane Carney, Head of Athletic Performance, Hull Kingston Rovers/Triangl CCP
Wellbeing & Performance
13:50 - 14:30 Ending the stigma of mental ill-health & the role of physical activity in promoting positive mental wellbeing
Dr Dane Vishnubala, chief medical advisor, Active IQ and lead clinical champion, , Physical Activity Yorkshire, Public Health England
Rob Stephenson, Founder, InsideOut
Lorna Tweed, Doctoral Researcher, Loughborough University
Wellbeing & Performance
14:50 - 15:20 Longevity and anti-ageing
Oliver Patrick, Executive Director, Viavi
Wellbeing & Performance
15:50 - 16:30 Electric Muscle Stimulation and Blood Flow Restriction training – for improved athletic performance
Jens Vatter, Head of Education EMS International, Glucker College, miha bodytec
Dr Bruce Paton, Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist, Musculoskeletal Extended Scope Practitioner and Clinical Lecturer, UCLH and Institute of Sport Exercise & Health, UCL
Wellbeing & Performance