2019 Conference and Seminar Sessions

The following programme is from Elevate 2019, A full timetable is shown at the bottom of this page, but you can also select one of the streams below to find content related to a specific area of interest. There will be a similar programme of free-to-attend sessions in 2020.

We are currently putting together the programme for 2020. If you would like to apply to speak then please contact the team by completing our 'Request More Information' form. Please note that we will not accept commercial product based presentations and we do not pay speaker fees.

Elevate Thought-Leaders Conference Strategies for an Active Nation Seminar Stream The Business of Physical Activity Seminar Stream Moving Medicine seminar stream Active Kids Seminar Stream Pool and Spa Future Performance Seminar Stream Maximising wellbeing and performance seminar stream The Business of Physical Therapy Seminar Stream

Sessions on Wednesday 8th May 2019

Time Session Stream
09:30 - 17:00 CIMSPA - private meetings - room 16SG Fringe Programme
09:45 - 10:15 Demonstration - Plantar Heel Pain
Jeremy Ousey, Podiatrist
Podiatry
09:50 - 10:20 The impact of a good night’s sleep on wellbeing, resilience and performance
Tiina Hoffman, Exercise Physiologist , Firstbeat
Wellbeing & Performance
09:50 - 10:30 Everybody active everyday: the role of the health professional
Dr Natasha Jones, Vice-President, Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine
Dr Mike Brannan, National Lead for Physical Activity , Public Health England
Sarah Ruane, Strategic Lead for Health, Sport England
Moving Medicine
09:50 - 10:30 Engaging generation inactive
Jack Shakespeare, Head, ukactive Kids
Catherine McLaughlin, Strategic Lead Children and Young People (Families), Sport England
Emily Reynolds, Head of Sport, Youth Sport Trust
Hannah Crane, Director of Workforce and Employability, Street Games
Active Kids
09:55 - 10:35 The business of therapy: ask the expert
Sue Richardson, Content Manager, Private Practice Hub
Geoff Simons, Founder, Private Practice Hub
Chris Lambert-Gorwyn, Business Growth Experts for Health , Passion to Profit for Practitioners
Chris Munro, Director, Clinic Answer
Business of Therapy
09:55 - 10:35 Creating an effective digital marketing strategy
Daniel Macaulay, Managing Director, Brandwave Marketing
Eamon Lloyd, Head of Partnerships, Gympass
Dave Sibley, UK/Europe Managing Director, Zumba
Business of Activity
10:00 - 10:30 Applying science to sports performance
Kevin Currell, Director of Science and Technical Development , English Institute of Sport
Professor Ben Jones, Professor of Sports Physiology and Performance , Leeds Beckett University
Performance
10:00 - 10:45 The physiological and neurological mechanisms of acupuncture
Jonathan Hobbs, Consultant, Senior Lecturer and Tutor, AACP
Acupuncture
10:00 - 11:15 The Bowen Technique: The ultimate soft tissue manual therapy
Julian Baker, Bowen teacher and therapist, European College of Bowen Studies
Sports Massage
10:00 - 10:15 Opening Keynote Address: Mims Davies, Minister for Sport and Civil Society, Department for Culture Media and Sport
Mims Davies MP, Minister for Sport and Civil Society , Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Conference
10:00 - 10:30 Small Business: Big Presence
Mike James, Director, Sports Injury Fix
Malcolm Sloan, Founder and Director, ​Sports Injury Fix
Therapy Talks
10:00 - 12:30 Active Kids - Mintridge Foundation open session - room 19SG Fringe Programme
10:05 - 10:45 Insights from PHE's Active 10 Campaign
Anand Amlani, Head of Marketing - Live Well, Public Health England
Professor Fabio Ciravegna, Professor of Computer Science , University of Sheffield
Active Nation
10:30 - 11:00 Ask a Podiatrist - Nicola Jones
Nicola Jones, Podiatrist Podiatric Sports Medicine, The Podiatry Clinic Royal Tunbridge Wells
Podiatry
10:30 - 10:50 Make Fitness More Rewarding – Developing an effective commercial partnership strategy
Neil Harmsworth, Chief Operating Officer, Hussle
Lawrence King, Head of Commercial Partnerships, Hussle
Conference
10:30 - 11:00 Hutchison Technologies Studio Tech Demo Studio
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
10:50 - 11:30 How movement can help with Primary prevention
Dr Andrew Boyd, RCGP Clinical Champion for Physical Activity and Lifestyle
Dr Rebecca Gould, Sport and Exercise Medicine Registrar, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Moving Medicine
10:50 - 11:30 Understanding the positive affects of physical activity on mental wellbeing in children
Dr Victoria Randall, Senior Lecturer, Winchester University
Chris Wright, Head of Health & Wellbeing, Youth Sport Trust
James Allen, Head of Policy, Sport and Recreation Alliance
Active Kids
10:55 - 11:35 Creating a strong and credible digital marketing strategy
Jack Chew, Managing Director , Chews Health Ltd
Business of Therapy
10:55 - 11:35 Making a success of your business: the role of technology
Guy Griffiths, Managing Director, GG Fit
Ben Stancombe, National Fitness Strategic Lead, Parkwood Leisure
Steve Watts, Allied Leisure Group
Business of Activity
11:00 - 11:45 Deep Oscillation® - A game changer in injury rehabilitation
Chris Boynes, Physiotherapist, Chris Boynes Physiotherapy
Therapy Talks
11:00 - 11:45 Acupuncture & the Management of Sports Injuries: Knee
Kevin Young, Chartered Physiotherapist & Traditional Acupuncturist , Health Professions Acupuncture Group (HePAG)
Acupuncture
11:05 - 11:55 Prevention not cure - what is the role of personalised care?
Helen Gilburt, Policy Fellow, The Kings Fund
James Sanderson, Director of Personalised Care, NHS England
Dr Davina Deniszczyc, Medical Director - Primary Care, Nuffield Health
Thomas Kearney, Deputy Chief Allied Health Professions Officer, NHS England
Amina Ali, Head of Evidence and Impact, Rethink Mental Illness
Conference
11:05 - 11:45 Combating isolation and loneliness
Eddie Brocklesby, Director , Silverfit
Dr Andrew Brinkley PhD, Research Associate, School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences , NCSEM, Loughborough University
Chris Lillistone, Insight Manager, England Netball
Active Nation
11:15 - 11:45 Demonstration - Assessment & Management of acute ankle inversion injury
Jeremy Ousey, Podiatrist
Podiatry
11:15 - 11:45 Using Olympian experience to inspire a new generation of open water swimmers
Keri-Anne Payne, Team GB Triple Olympian , Owner of Triscape & Straight-line Swimming
Performance
11:15 - 11:45 Boogie Bounce Studio
11:30 - 12:45 Myofascial release for low back pain related to herniated discs and sciatic nerve pain
Meghan Mari, Jing Massage
Rachel Fairweather, Jing Massage
Sports Massage
11:40 - 12:00 Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT): improving athletic performance and accelerating recovery
Dr Maria Makeeva, OxyHealth Europe
Wellbeing & Performance
11:50 - 12:35 Creating services and spaces for active kids (and families)
Chris Sharman, Managing Director , iKidz Training and Consultancy
Susie Malcolm, Group Family Manager, David Lloyd Clubs
John Penny, Managing Director , Third Space
Steve Shaw, Director, Pavigym
Markos Aristides Kern, Founder and CEO, Fun With Balls GmbH
Active Kids
11:50 - 12:30 Prescribing movement for Ischaemic heart disease
John Rogers, Consultant Physician in Sport & Exercise Medicine, Manchester Sports Medicine
Stefan Kluzek
Moving Medicine
11:55 - 12:35 Data for improved clinical care and patient outcomes
Dr Graeme Wilkes, Medical Director , Connect Health
Euan McComiskie, UK Health Informatics Lead, The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP)
Business of Therapy
11:55 - 12:35 Fitness and franchising
Catriona Berry, The British Franchise Association
Stuart Broster, Chief Executive, Anytime Fitness
Neil Randall, Director of Sales and Marketing, Anytime Fitness
Max Henderson, Chief Executive , Hotpod Yoga
Business of Activity
12:00 - 12:30 A Systematic Approach to Dispensing Formthotics
Tony Gavin, Podiatrist
Podiatry
12:00 - 12:40 Shockwave Therapy: what is it and why it has a proven 81% success rate
Paul Hobrough, Physiotherapist, Physio & Therapy
Therapy Talks
12:00 - 12:30 Stage Cycling Studio
12:00 - 15:00 UK Sport Critical Conversations - closed session - room 14SG Fringe Programme
12:00 - 15:00 UK Sport - AGILE Decision-Making – Developing the real you with more skills - closed session - room 13SG Fringe Programme
12:05 - 12:45 Creating a blue print for physical activity partnerships
Dr Andrew Boyd, RCGP Clinical Champion for Physical Activity and Lifestyle
Chrissie Wellington, Global Head of Health and Wellbeing, ParkRun
Luke Harper, Head of British Cycling Partnership, HSBC
Jonathan Rigby, Commercial Director, British Cycling
Dr Ollie Hart, GP
Active Nation
12:15 - 12:45 Keynote Address: Tim Hollingsworth, CEO, Sport England
Tim Hollingsworth, Chief Executive , Sport England
Conference
12:15 - 12:35 Stress, Food Intolerance & Sport Performance: Overtraining Syndrome
Dr Nigel Abraham, Scientific Director, Cambridge Nutritional Sciences
Wellbeing & Performance
12:30 - 13:10 Fuelling – from people to podiums
Mike Naylor, Head of Performance Nutrition , English Institute of Sport
Performance
12:45 - 13:30 Acupuncture and Anatomy - merging worlds
Lynn Pearce, Tutor, AACP
Acupuncture
12:45 - 13:15 Strong by Zumba Studio
12:50 - 13:30 The role of brands and role models in activating kids
Helen Hampton, Deputy Director, Partnerships, Public Health England
Anna Hill, CMO UK, Ireland & Nordics and GM Disney Media Sales and Partnerships, The Walt Disney Company UK
Rebecca Heathcote, Senior Marketing Properties and Propositions Manager, Sainsbury's
Active Kids
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
12:50 - 13:30 Prescribing movement for Cancer
Dr Rebecca Robinson, Consultant in Sports and Exercise Medicine, Department of Oncology, Weston Park Hospital NHS
Dr Anna Lowe, Physical Activity Clinical Champion, Public Health England
Nick Atkins, Health and Wellbeing Manager, Enable Leisure & Culture
Bethany Brown, Health & Wellbeing Officer, Enabled Leisure & Culture
Moving Medicine
12:55 - 13:35 What does the new Long Term plan mean for AHPs?
Sue Hayward-Giles, Assistant Director of Practice and Development , The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP)
Business of Therapy
12:55 - 13:35 Unleash the value of your PT team
Megan Sowney, Commercial Director, fibodo
Anthony Franklin, Chief Executive, fibodo
Andy Sutch, Former Regional Director of London for Sport England and board member of London Sport
Marcus Kingwell, Managing Director, AoC
Business of Activity
13:00 - 13:30 Demonstration - Taping (HaplaWave)
Emma Price, Podiatrist and Clinical Director, Supafoot Cheltenham Ltd
Michael Ratcliffe, Podiatrist , Cuxson Gerrard & Co Ltd
Podiatry
13:00 - 14:15 Myofascial Release Shoulder Master Class - treating frozen shoulder, impingement syndromes and tendonitis
​Ruth Duncan, Sports Therapist / Advanced Myofascial Release Practitioner / Owner and lecturer, Myofascial Release UK
Sports Massage
13:05 - 14:00 What is the future of sport and mass participation?
Chris Grant, Managing Director , 14A
Nico Heslop, Head of Sport, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Nigel Walker, National Director , English Institute of Sport
Liz Nicholl, Chief Executive, UK Sport
Michael Stark, Deputy Head of Sport , Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Conference
13:05 - 13:45 Co-locating health and physical activity services in leisure centres
Glenn Carlin, NCSEM Operations Manager , National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine
Dr Ollie Hart, GP
Dr Steven Mann, Head of Healthy Communities, Places for People Leisure
Active Nation
13:25 - 14:05 Optimising respiratory tract health in athletes
Dr Mike Loosemore MBE, Consultant Sport and Exercise Medicine, English Institute of Sport
Performance
13:30 - 14:00 MYZONE / Hatton Studio
13:30 - 16:30 Future Fit - Switch the Play Event - closed session, room 19SG Fringe Programme
13:45 - 14:30 Auricular Acupuncture
Lesley Pattenden
Acupuncture
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
13:50 - 14:30 ‘Love Activity, Hate Exercise?' How physiotherapists are supporting people with long term conditions to become more active
Dr Anna Lowe, Physical Activity Clinical Champion, Public Health England
Rachel Young, Neurological Physiotherapist , Sheffield Neuro Physiotherapy and Associate Lecturer , Sheffield Hallam University
Christopher Tuckett, Physiotherapist and Falls Practitioner, The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust, and NEC member of AGILE
Moving Medicine
13:50 - 14:35 Developing a great swimming lesson programme
Katie Towner, Head of Learn to Swim , Swim England
Marie Leather, Salford Community Leisure
Gill Twell, Right Directions
Pool and Spa
13:55 - 14:35 Creating the spaces customers want
Phil Waind, Director , Waind Gohil and Potter Architects
Heloise Nangle, Ambassador for Lululemon, Tenzing and Fresh fitness food, COO Core Collective
Shaun Wilson, Director , KNEKTD LTD
Business of Activity
13:55 - 14:35 Understanding the implications of First Contact Practitioners
Sarah Withers, Head of FCP Implementation , The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
Sylvia Wojciechowski, Lead Advanced Practice Physiotherapist, Frimley Health Foundation Trust
Business of Therapy
14:00 - 14:40 The future is key for osteoarthritis of the Knee: How emerging science is showing us the way
Paul Hobrough, Physiotherapist, Physio & Therapy
Therapy Talks
14:05 - 14:45 Personalised care and social prescribing
Craig Lister, Managing Director, Green Gym - The Conservation Volunteers
Alex Kenmure, Head of Business Development, Good Gym
Active Nation
14:15 - 14:45 Tabata Training introduced by Professor Tabata from Ritsumeikan University, Japan Studio
14:30 - 15:25 Female health in sport
Associate Professor Kirsty Elliott-Sale, Associate Professor , Female Physiology, Nottingham Trent University
Lloyd Parker, Performance Nutritionist , Everton FC
Anna Boniface, Physiotherapist and Endurance Athlete
Performance
14:30 - 15:20 Physical activity a catalyst for change in the criminal justice system?
Dr Zoe Williams, RCGP Clinical Champion Physical Activity and Public Health England Physical Activity Champion
Professor Rosie Meek, Professor of Criminological Psychology, School of Law, Royal Holloway University of London
Dr Phillip Lee MP, Former Justice Minister
Justin Coleman, Director of Operations and Secretariat, Alliance of Sport
Chrissie Wellington, Global Head of Health and Wellbeing, ParkRun
Conference
14:30 - 15:00 Demonstration - Pronation & Supination of the foot, what does it all mean?
Sean Savage
Podiatry
14:30 - 15:45 Introduction to sports and advanced clinical massage workshop: The Jing Method
Rachel Fairweather, Jing Massage
Meghan Mari, Jing Massage
Sports Massage
14:45 - 15:30 Acupuncture and muscle flexibility
Wayne Fish, Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner (Musculoskeletal), AACP
Acupuncture
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
14:50 - 15:30 Prescribing movement for Depression
Dr Amit D Mistry, Sports & Lifestyle Psychiatrist, Specialist Registrar in Eating Disorders
Trecina Allen, Brent, Wandsworth and Westminster Mind (in partnership with Enable Leisure & Culture)
Nick Atkins, Health and Wellbeing Manager, Enable Leisure & Culture
Hayley Jarvis, Head of Physical Activity, Mind
Moving Medicine
14:50 - 15:35 Effectively delivering school swimming and water safety
Jon Glenn, Learn to Swim & Workforce Director, Swim England
Katie Towner, Head of Learn to Swim , Swim England
Ash Jones, Manager, SwimSafe
Pool and Spa
14:50 - 15:30 Fixing the frustration of getting fixed
Malcolm Sloan, Founder and Director, ​Sports Injury Fix
Mike James, Director, Sports Injury Fix
Therapy Talks
14:55 - 15:35 Virtual coaching: the future of wellbeing and fitness?
Dr. Ken van Someren, Director, KvS Performance
Professor Steve Haake, Professor of Sports Engineering, Sheffield Hallam University
Simon Shepard, Chief Executive, Optima-life
Business of Activity
14:55 - 15:35 How to deliver exercise in the community and co-location of services
Matthew Wyatt, Consultant Physiotherapist-London, Clinical Lead -South, Connect Health
Rhiannon Morgan, Regional Health Manager, GLL
Business of Therapy
15:00 - 15:30 Les Mills Studio
15:00 - 17:00 Women in Fitness Association Meeting - room 15SG Fringe Programme
15:05 - 15:45 Bridging the skills gap - helping the physical activity sector support the health sector
Tara Dillon, Chief Executive, CIMSPA
Dr Steven Mann, Head of Healthy Communities, Places for People Leisure
Anthony Crozier, Health & Wellbeing research and development specialist, FutureFit
Dr Anna Lowe, Physical Activity Clinical Champion, Public Health England
Active Nation
15:15 - 15:45 The Future Is Now: Footscan & Phits 3D Printed Orthotics
George Cummins, Director, Gait and Motion Technology
Podiatry
15:45 - 16:35 Understanding the implications of concussion
Dr James Thing, Consultant Sport and Exercise Physician, International Concussion and Head Injury Research Foundation, UCL
Professor Antonio Belli, Professor of Trauma Neurosurgeon , University of Birmingham
Dr Simon Kemp, Medical Services Director, Rugby Football Union
Performance
15:45 - 16:30 Trigger Points
Jonathan Hobbs, Consultant, Senior Lecturer and Tutor, AACP
Acupuncture
15:50 - 16:15 The State of the UK Fitness Industry - the golden age of fitness?
David Minton, Managing Director, Leisure DB
Conference
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
15:50 - 16:30 Prescribing movement for Dementia
Dr Romila Bahl, Specialist Registrar in Sports and Exercise Medicine , Health Education East Midlands
Steven McFadyen, Programme Partnerships Officer – Sport & Leisure, Alzheimer’s Society
Tracey Shorthouse, Retired Nurse
Moving Medicine
15:50 - 16:35 How do you get a nation talking about swimming?
Mike Thompson, Chief Marketing and Commercial Officer, Swim England
Emma Lewis, National Swimming Development Manager, GLL
Dave Rolls, Commercial Director, Active Nation
Lauren Bullock, Swimming Development Manager, Places Leisure
Pool and Spa
15:55 - 16:35 Developing personal leadership and creating the internal culture for explosive growth
John Davie, CEO and Founder, UK Physio Business Growth
Business of Therapy
15:55 - 16:35 Digitisation of physical activity and participation
Richard Norris, OpenActive Programme Lead, Open Data Institute
Conor Barry, Strategy and Innovation Lead, Public Health England
Anthony Franklin, Chief Executive, fibodo
Business of Activity
16:00 - 16:30 Engaging the least active: putting what people want from coaching into practice
Craig Blain, Physical Activity Development Lead , UK Coaching
Maria Papadopoulos, People Development Partner, Swim England
Active Nation
16:00 - 17:15 Plantar Fasciitis – How do decrease pain for your clients
Rachel Fairweather, Jing Massage
Meghan Mari, Jing Massage
Sports Massage
16:00 - 16:40 The barefoot Elephant - Barefoot Running versus Orthotics
Paul Hobrough, Physiotherapist, Physio & Therapy
Therapy Talks
16:40 - 17:30 What do customers really want?
David Minton, Managing Director, Leisure DB
Justin Musgrove, Chief Executive , Bannatyne Group
Jamie Ward, CEO and Founder, Hussle
Jan Pieter (JP) Lips, Head of Unified Commerce Enablement, Adyen
Rob Chandler, Head of Customer Loyalty, Sky
Sue Anstiss MBE, CEO, Promote PR
Conference
16:45 - 17:15 Ask a Podiatrist - Emma Price and Mike Radcliffe
Emma Price, Podiatrist and Clinical Director, Supafoot Cheltenham Ltd
Michael Ratcliffe, Podiatrist , Cuxson Gerrard & Co Ltd
Podiatry
16:50 - 17:20 Prehabilitation – preventing injuries before they happen
Cheyne Voss, Physio Director, Ten Health & Fitness
Wellbeing & Performance
16:50 - 17:30 Prescribing movement for falls and frailty
Dr Phil Clelland, Registrar in Sports & Exercise Medicine, NHS and English Institute of Sport
Sarah Wheatley, Exercise Specialist, Long Term Conditions, Age UK Oxfordshire
Moving Medicine
16:50 - 17:35 Generating value from your swimming pool
Damian Stevenson, Insight and Partnerships Director, Swim England (formerly ASA)
Peter King, Head of Product Development, MyTime Active
Will Watt, Product Director, Jump Projects
Ruth Edwards, Group Swim School Manager, Fusion Leisure
Pool and Spa
16:55 - 17:30 Maximising performance environments – helping athletes to thrive
Dr Kate Hays, Head of Performance Psychology , English Institute of Sport
Joanna Harrison, Head of Performance Lifestyle, English Institute of Sport
Performance
16:55 - 17:30 Making sport and physical activity accessible for all
Lyndsey Barrett, Senior Occupational Therapist & Founder, Sport for Confidence
Dr Hayley Barton, Associate Director, Access Sport
Martin Symcox, CEO, Metro Blind Sport
Kerl Haslam, Chief Executive, SportsAble
Active Nation
16:55 - 17:30 Building a brand: standing out from the crowd
Eddie May, Managing Director , Overdog Marketing
Claire Burlison, Founder and Brand Director , Clubbercise
Caoimhe Bamber, Founder, Digme Fitness
Business of Activity
16:55 - 17:30 Empowering patients: promoting self management and behaviour change
Jo Foster, Digital Behaviour Change Lead, London Borough Southwark
Business of Therapy

Sessions on Thursday 9th May 2019

Time Session Stream
09:45 - 10:15 Demonstration - Taping (HaplaWave)
Emma Price, Podiatrist and Clinical Director, Supafoot Cheltenham Ltd
Michael Ratcliffe, Podiatrist , Cuxson Gerrard & Co Ltd
Podiatry
09:45 - 10:15 Les Mills Studio
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
09:50 - 10:35 How to successfully promote your business – on and offline
Tor Davies, Physio turned Founder, Co-Kinetic
John Davie, CEO and Founder, UK Physio Business Growth
Business of Therapy
09:50 - 10:30 Prescribing movement for MSK pain
Dr James Baldock, Sport and Exercise Medicine Registrar, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Leila Heelas, Clinical Lead Physiotherapist, OPTIMISE - Pain Rehabilitation Unit, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust
Professor Mike Hurley, Professor of Rehabilitation Sciences / Clinical Director, MSK programme, St George’s University of London and Kingston University / Health Innovation Network
Moving Medicine
09:50 - 10:35 Recruiting, retaining and motivating your workforce to grow your aquatic business
Rebecca Cox, Managing Director, Institute of Swimming
Simon Ferrarelli, Facility Manager & Corporate Aquatics Manager, Barnsley Premier Leisure
Rachel Hyde, Active Luton
Suzanne Gabb, National Aquatic Strategic Lead, Parkwood Leisure
Pool and Spa
09:50 - 10:30 Tackling the root causes of inactivity -Essex Local Delivery Pilot and the Whole System Change model
Jason Fergus, Head, Active Essex
Dr William Bird MBE, GP and CEO, Intelligent Health
Active Nation
10:00 - 10:25 Keynote Address - Professor Dame Sally Davies
Professor Charlie Foster OBE, Senior Lecturer in Physical Activity and Public Health, University of Bristol
Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer, Department for Health
Conference
10:00 - 10:50 From career changing injury to podium
James Moore, Former Head of Performance, Team GB, and Director, Sport & Exercise Medicine Centre for Health & Human Performance
Fionn MacPartlin, Senior Strength & Conditioning Coach, Intensive Rehabilitation Unit, British Olympic Association
Performance
10:00 - 11:15 Oncology Massage - Stretching - What Works Best
Susan Findlay, Director, NLSSM
Sports Massage
10:00 - 10:40 The Business End - How to make £100,000 a year from a single shockwave machine
Paul Hobrough, Physiotherapist, Physio & Therapy
Therapy Talks
10:00 - 11:00 Youth Sport Trust - Active Maths – raising attainment and increasing activity - open session - room 15SG Fringe Programme
10:05 - 10:35 The future of fitness: trends and innovations
Liz Terry, CEO, Leisure Media
Business of Activity
10:30 - 11:00 Ask a Podiatrist - Matt Fitzpatrick
Matthew Fitzpatrick, Consultant Podiatrist, The College of Podiatry, , London & Podiatric Clinical Lead, Virgin Money London Marathon
Podiatry
10:30 - 11:00 Tabata Training introduced by Professor Tabata from Ritsumeikan University, Japan Studio
10:30 - 11:00 Managing injury risk in military and elite sporting populations
Dr Sharon Dixon, Senior Lecturer in Biomechanics, University of Exeter
Sports and therapy
10:45 - 11:35 What will it take to get our children active?
Dr Zoe Williams, RCGP Clinical Champion Physical Activity and Public Health England Physical Activity Champion
David Stalker, CEO, MyZone EMEA
Jayne Molyneux, Director Children and Young People, Sport England
Dr William Bird MBE, GP and CEO, Intelligent Health
Loretta Sollars, Deputy Head, Children, Young People & Families, Public Health England
Conference
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
10:50 - 11:30 The Active Hospital Pilot - incorporating physical activity into secondary care
Dr Mike Brannan, National Lead for Physical Activity , Public Health England
Dr Chris Speers, Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust
Moving Medicine
10:50 - 11:35 Building the swimming pools of tomorrow
Richard Lamburn, Head of Facilities, Swim England
Mike Lawless, Director, LA Architects
Simon Whittingham, Managing Director, FT Leisure Limited
Pool and Spa
10:55 - 11:35 Creating products and services for older adults
Jon Hulks, Public Affairs and Policy Manager, ukactive
Ed Hubbard, Principal Consultant, 4global Consulting
Rebecca Barnham, Project Manager – Wellbeing Services Division, Age UK
Tom Austin, Sales Manager, Lanes Health Clubs
Business of Activity
10:55 - 11:35 Community connections and social prescribing
Jennifer Neff, Co Founder and Co Chief Executive , Elemental - The Social Prescribing People
Phil Veasey, Public Health, Community Engagement Consultant and Sports Development Consultant
Sonia Mackenzie, Business Development Director, Elemental – The Social Prescribing People
Business of Therapy
11:00 - 11:30 Fixing the frustration of getting fixed
Malcolm Sloan, Founder and Director, ​Sports Injury Fix
Mike James, Director, Sports Injury Fix
Therapy Talks
11:00 - 14:00 UK Sport - Critical Conversations - closed session - room 14SG Fringe Programme
11:00 - 14:00 UK Sport - AGILE Decision-Making – Developing the real you with more skills - closed session - room 13SG Fringe Programme
11:00 - 12:00 Youth Sport Trust - Using world class athletes as mentors to develop a mentally healthy school - open session - room 15SG Fringe Programme
11:05 - 11:45 Reviving the high street – opportunities for sport and leisure
Huw Edwards, CEO, ukactive
Martin Reeves, Chief Executive , Coventry City Council
Active Nation
11:10 - 12:00 How do you break down a challenge: is the 2 hour marathon achievable?
Professor Andy Jones, Professor of Applied Physiology , University of Exeter
Brett Kirby, Human Performance Scientist , Nike Sport Research Lab
Performance
11:15 - 11:45 The Future Is Now: Footscan & Phits 3D Printed Orthotics
George Cummins, Director, Gait and Motion Technology
Podiatry
11:15 - 11:45 Strong by Zumba Studio
11:30 - 12:45 An integrative manual therapy approach using MFR, STR and trigger point therapy to tackle chronic neck pain, whiplash and headaches
Meghan Mari, Jing Massage
Rachel Fairweather, Jing Massage
Sports Massage
11:30 - 12:00 Introducing Frequency Specific Microcurrent
Angela Stevenson, Osteopath
Sports and therapy
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
11:50 - 12:30 Prescribing movement for Inflammatory rheumatic disease
Dr Ralph Smith, Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust
Tom O'Dwyer, Physiotherapist; Programme Manager Rheumatology, Genomics Medicine Ireland
Moving Medicine
11:50 - 12:35 Creating health promoting pools
Elaine McNish, Head of Health and Wellbeing, Swim England
Dr Fiona Moffatt, University of Nottingham
Kerry Watkiss, Head of Insight, Swim England
Pool and Spa
11:50 - 12:30 The Big Fight - Tibialis posterior versus Peroneal longus. How these two tendons compete and ways to treat them
Paul Hobrough, Physiotherapist, Physio & Therapy
Therapy Talks
11:55 - 12:45 Tackling inequalities - creating an active society
Professor Robert Copeland, Director, Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre and NCSEM Sheffield, Sheffield Hallam University
Dr James Steele, Reseach Director, UKactive and Solent University
Hayley Lever, Strategic Manager, GM Moving
Dr Mike Brannan, National Lead for Physical Activity , Public Health England
Chris Perks, Executive Director of Local Delivery, Sport England
Cllr David Jeffels, North Yorkshire County Council and member of our Culture, Tourism and Sport Board, Local Government Association
Steven Rose, Deputy Chief Executive, The Active Wellbeing Society
Conference
11:55 - 12:35 Capitalising on the disruption of technology: the role of virtual technology on site
Charlie Banfield, National Commercial Manager - Group Exercise & Fitness Programming, Nuffield Health
Natalie Prescott, Key Accounts Manager, Les Mills UK
Business of Activity
11:55 - 12:35 Making your practice profitable: create a financial safety net and the freedom to work on your own terms
Karene Lambert-Gorwyn, Business Growth Experts for Health , Passion to Profits for Practitioners
Chris Lambert-Gorwyn, Business Growth Experts for Health , Passion to Profit for Practitioners
Business of Therapy
12:00 - 12:30 Ask a Podiatrist - Foot orthoses, lets break down the myths
Nick Knight, MSK Podiatrist, NK Sports Podiatry
Podiatry
12:00 - 12:30 Hutchison Technologies Studio Tech Demo Studio
12:05 - 12:45 Transforming leisure facilities to maximise community engagement
Steve Scales, Client Services Director, ukactive
James Foley, Commercial Director, Alliance Leisure
Lisa Dodd-Mayne, Director of Sport & Active Communities, University of Warwick
Active Nation
12:20 - 13:10 Maximising recovery and return to sport from hamstring injury
Dr Bruce Paton, Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist, Musculoskeletal Extended Scope Practitioner and Clinical Lecturer, UCLH and Institute of Sport Exercise & Health, UCL
Nick Court, First Team Physiotherapist, AFC Bournemouth
Dominic Rogan, Head Physiotherapist, West Ham United FC
Performance
12:30 - 13:00 Neurotechnology for passive meditation:
Alessio Chelucci, Effetto Viola
Maria Luisa Mannarino, Effetto Viola
Sports and therapy
12:45 - 13:15 MYZONE / Hatton Studio
12:50 - 13:30 Active foundations: the importance of physical activity for early years
Ali Oliver, Chief Executive , Youth Sport Trust
Helen Battelley, Company Director, Music + Movement
Julie Mountain, Director, Play Learning Life
Active Kids
12:50 - 13:20 Exploring alternative conditioning methods: off feet conditioning for on feet performance
Kevin Paxton, UKSCA Board Director , Leicester City FC
Shane Carney, Head of Athletic Performance, Hull Kingston Rovers/Triangl CCP
Wellbeing & Performance
12:50 - 13:30 Prescribing movement for Type 2 Diabetes
Dr Chris Speers, Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust
Dr Rob Andrews, Associate Professor of Diabetes and Honorary consultant, University of Exeter
Moving Medicine
12:50 - 13:20 The Entrepreneurial Physio/Therapy Mindset
Andy Hosgood, Founder & Director, Your Perfect Practice
Therapy Talks
12:55 - 13:35 Inclusivity: preparing the workforce
Tara Dillon, Chief Executive, CIMSPA
Hilary Farmiloe, InstructAbilty National Manager, Aspire
Professor Brett Smith, Head of Research School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences , University of Birmingham
Richard Millard, Partnerships Director , Places for People
Business of Activity
12:55 - 13:35 Treatment outside the clinical setting
Rachel Young, Neurological Physiotherapist , Sheffield Neuro Physiotherapy and Associate Lecturer , Sheffield Hallam University
Gavin Church, Senior Physiotherapist , Community Stroke Service
Liz Murray, Community Health Development Manager , Valley Leisure
Dr Ali Ali, Consultant, Department of Elderly Medicine , Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Business of Therapy
13:00 - 13:30 Demonstration - Blister Padding and Offloading Techniques
Emma Price, Podiatrist and Clinical Director, Supafoot Cheltenham Ltd
Michael Ratcliffe, Podiatrist , Cuxson Gerrard & Co Ltd
Podiatry
13:00 - 14:25 Rotators of the Hip
James Earls, Bodyworker, Born to Walk
Sports Massage
13:05 - 13:45 Encouraging movement for all: supporting people with long term conditions to become more active
Sarah Worbey, Head of Health, Sport England
Manveet Basra, Public Health Manager, Breast Cancer Now
Steven McFadyen, Programme Partnerships Officer – Sport & Leisure, Alzheimer’s Society
Michelle Roberts, Physical Activity and Health Programme Manager, The Richmond Group of Charities
Active Nation
13:10 - 14:00 How do we solve the low back pain epidemic?
Jack Chew, Managing Director , Chews Health Ltd
Dr Jonathan Hill, Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy, Keele University
John Doyle, Professional Head of Physiotherapy, Nuffield Health
Claire Horner, Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner, Care UK
Conference
13:30 - 14:20 Data, intelligence and analytics
Barry Fudge, Head of Endurance , British Athletics
Mike Collier, Head of Human Performance , Mclaren Applied Technologies
Performance
13:30 - 14:00 Boogie Bounce Studio
13:45 - 14:15 Ask a Podiatrist - Emma Price and Mike Radcliffe
Emma Price, Podiatrist and Clinical Director, Supafoot Cheltenham Ltd
Michael Ratcliffe, Podiatrist , Cuxson Gerrard & Co Ltd
Podiatry
13:50 - 14:20 Using insight to deliver digital strategies that truly engage
Tim Burge, Research and Trends Director, The Insights People
Active Kids
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
13:50 - 14:30 Post partum pregnancy and return to work - recommendations on physical activity
Dr Jonathan Korgaonkar, Consultant in Sports and Exercise Medicine, Imperial College Healthcare
Dr Jane Simpson, Sport and Exercise Medicine Registrar, Imperial College​ NHS Trust
Moving Medicine
13:55 - 14:35 Innovative approaches to big builds
Emma Osmundsen, Chartered Surveyor/Director (development), Exeter City Council
Stephen Parker, National Leisure Team, Willmott Dixon
Nick Mennell, National Leisure Team, Willmott Dixon
Business of Activity
13:55 - 14:35 What are the benefits of group consultations
Alison Manson, Group Consultations National Training Lead, Group Consultations
Dr Zoe Williams, RCGP Clinical Champion Physical Activity and Public Health England Physical Activity Champion
Business of Therapy
14:00 - 14:30 The untold story of the gig economy in health and wellness
Joe Jarman, General Manager of Physical Wellbeing, Urban
Sports and therapy
14:05 - 14:45 How to create consistent physical activity messaging
Professor Charlie Foster OBE, Senior Lecturer in Physical Activity and Public Health, University of Bristol
Bob Laventure, Director, Later Life Training, , and member of the Expert Working Group advising the UK CMOs on physical activity communication and surveillance ​
Michelle Roberts, Physical Activity and Health Programme Manager, The Richmond Group of Charities
Kate Dale, Strategic Lead - Campaigns, Sport England
Active Nation
14:15 - 14:45 Instructability Studio
14:20 - 14:45 In conversation with ‘Dot’ Perkins, Captain, Invictus Games 2018 and Registered Physiotherapist
Professor Robert Copeland, Director, Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre and NCSEM Sheffield, Sheffield Hallam University
Dr James Steele, Reseach Director, UKactive and Solent University
Dot Perkins, Captain Invictus Games 2018 and Register Physiotherapist
Conference
14:30 - 15:00 Demonstration - Functional/Surface anatomy of the foot, ankle and ligament.
Liam Stapleton, Sports Medicine Podiatrist, Kent Sport Podiatry
Podiatry
14:30 - 15:45 Tried and tested top tips to kickstart your bodywork business
Tor Davies, Physio turned Founder, Co-Kinetic
Meghan Mari, Jing Massage
Rachel Fairweather, Jing Massage
Sports Massage
14:30 - 15:10 Tendons, Tendons, Tendons! Appropriate loading, treatment options and return to play
Paul Hobrough, Physiotherapist, Physio & Therapy
Therapy Talks
14:40 - 15:30 Preparing for heat and humidity
Dr Oli Gibson, Lecturer in Physiology , Brunel University, London
Dr Gareth Turner, Physiologist, British Rowing / English Institute of Sport
Performance
14:45 - 15:35 How to deliver successful active interventions in schools
Dr Lauren Sherar, Reader in Physical Activity and Public Health , Loughborough University
Martine Verweij, Founding Chief Executive, Kids Run Free
​Melanie Kinnear, Consultant, Premier League Primary Stars and BBC Super Movers
Active Kids
14:50 - 15:20 Longevity and anti-ageing
Oliver Patrick, Executive Director, Viavi
Wellbeing & Performance
14:50 - 15:30 Prescribing movement for Pregnancy
Dr Ralph Smith, Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust
Professor Andrew Shennan OBE, Professor of Obstetrics, Kings College London
Moving Medicine
14:55 - 15:35 Driving the growth of group exercise
Emma Forward, Chief Operating Officer , EMD UK
Steve Tansey, Head of Research and Development, Les Mills UK
Business of Activity
14:55 - 15:35 Creating a corporate wellness service
Mark Armour, Clinical Director -Musculoskeletal Services and Executive Management Team , RehabWorks
Richard Peters, Chief Medical Officer , Network Rail
Business of Therapy
15:00 - 15:30 Stages Cycling Studio
15:05 - 15:45 Promoting sport and physical activity amongst women
Julie Creffield, Founder, Too Fat to Run
Helen Rowbotham, Director of Innovation, British Rowing
Louise Gear, Head of Women's Participation, The Football Association
Active Nation
15:10 - 15:40 In conversation with Gareth Thomas, former Welsh International Rugby Player
Greg Whyte OBE, world renowned sport scientist, physical activity expert & director of performance, the Centre for Health and Human Performance
Gareth Thomas, former Welsh International Rugby Player
Conference
15:15 - 15:45 Ask a Podiatrist - Emma Barnes
Emma Barnes, Podiatrist
Podiatry
15:50 - 16:30 Integrating digital tools into patient care and support
Dr Tom Carlisle, NHS Navigator – DigitalHealth - London Accelerator, Health Innovation Network
Ben Wanless, Consultant Physiotherapist and AHP Digital and Innovation Lead , St George's University Hospital NHS Trust
Joe Head, Head of Operations , IPRS Group
Ashley James, Clinical Lead of Occupational Health Physiotherapy Services , IPRS Group
Business of Therapy
15:50 - 16:30 Technology: a friend not foe for getting kids active
Dr Victoria Goodyear, Lecturer in Pedagogy of Sport, Physical Activity and Health, School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Birmingham
Steven Day, Head of Participation, The Football Association
Active Kids
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
15:50 - 16:30 Prescribing movement for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease patients
Dr Brinda Christopher, Consultant in Sports Medicine, Third Space
Jenna Peel, Physical Activity & Behaviour Change Lead, British Lung Foundation
Professor Sally Singh, Professor of Pulmonary and Cardiac Rehabilitation, Centre for Exercise and Rehabilitation Science, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust Glenfield Hospital
Moving Medicine
15:50 - 16:30 Working with and understanding a new generation of athletes
Tanya Michelsen, Associate Director, YouthSight
Chris McLeod, Lead Strength and Conditioning Coach, Lawn Tennis Association
Rohini Sarkar, Behavioural Insight Lead, The FA
Martyn Heather, Head of Education and Welfare, Premier League
Performance
15:55 - 16:30 The changing shape of personal training: Is 'results-based fitness' outdated?
Tom Knight, Chairman, fibodo
Paul Swainson, Research and Development Lead, Future Fit
Craig O'Toole, Head Honcho, ManAlive
Business of Activity
16:00 - 16:30 Demonstration - Plantar plate injuries, diagnostic tests and clinical presentation
Nick Knight, MSK Podiatrist, NK Sports Podiatry
Podiatry
16:00 - 16:30 What is CranioSacral Therapy?
Caroline Barrow, CranioSacral Therapist, Instructor and Director, Upledger Institute UK & College of Body Science
Sports Massage
16:00 - 16:30 Public leisure services for the future
Cate Atwater, CEO, Community Leisure UK
Ian Brooke, Chair of the Chief Cultural and Leisure Officers Association (CLOA) & Head of Community Service , Oxford City Council
Active Nation
17:00 - 18:30 Communities Leisure UK and cCLOA Meeting - closed session - room 13SG Fringe Programme