Sessions on Wednesday 8th May 2019

Time Session Stream
09:45 - 10:15 Demonstration - Plantar Heel Pain
Jeremy Ousey, Podiatrist
Podiatry
09:45 - 10:30 The physiological and neurological mechanisms of acupuncture
Jonathan Hobbs, Consultant, Senior Lecturer and Tutor, AACP
Acupuncture
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 Mike Brannan, National Lead for Physical Activity , Public Health England
Moving Medicine
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
Business of Therapy
09:55 - 10:35 Creating an effective digital marketing strategy
Dr Jessica Rouse, Head of Strategy, Brandwave Marketing
Business of Activity
10:00 - 10:50 Applying science to sports performance
Professor Ben Jones, Professor of Sports Physiology and Performance , Leeds Beckett University
Kevin Currell, Director of Science and Technical Development , English Institute of Sport
Performance
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
10:05 - 10:45 Insights from PHE's Active 10 Campaign
Anand Amlani, Head of Marketing - Live Well, Public Health England
Professor Fabio Ciravegna, Professor of Language and Knowledge Technology Director of IT, University of Sheffield
Active Nation
10:30 - 11:00 Ask a Podiatrist - Nicola Wilson
Nicola Wilson, ESP Podiatrist Dynamic Health (CCS)
Podiatry
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, Public Health England and Royal College of GPs
Dr Rebecca Gould, Sport and Exercise Medicine Registrar, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Moving Medicine
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
Business of Activity
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, Charity and Market Development Director, Nuffield Health
Thomas Kearney, Deputy Chief Allied Health Professions Officer, NHS England
Ruthe Isden, Head of Health and Care Influencing, Age UK
Conference
11:05 - 11:45 Combatting 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
11:30 - 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 - 12:30 Creating services and spaces for active kids (and families)
Chris Sharman, Managing Director , iKidz Training and Consultancy
John Penny, Managing Director , Third Space
Active Kids
11:50 - 12:30 Prescribing movement for Ischaemic heart disease
John Rogers, Sport and Exercise Medicine Consultant, Manchester Sports Medicine
Moving Medicine
11:50 - 12:30 Engaging generation inactive
Jack Shakespeare, Head, ukactive Kids
Catherine McLaughlin, Strategic Lead Children and Young People (Families), Sport England
Active Kids
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
Samantha Roberts, Relationship Manager, 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 Ask a Podiatrist - Nicola Jones
Nicola Jones, Podiatrist
Podiatry
12:05 - 12:45 Creating a blue print for physical activity partnerships
Dr Andrew Boyd, RCGP Clinical Champion for Physical Activity and Lifestyle, Public Health England and Royal College of GPs
Chrissie Wellington, Global Head of Health and Wellbeing, Park Run
Luke Harper, Head of British Cycling Partnership, HSBC
Active Nation
12:05 - 12:45 Transforming leisure facilities to maximise community engagement
Steve Scales, Client Services Director, ukactive
James Foley, Commercial Director, Alliance Leisure
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
12:50 - 13:30 The role of brands and role models in activating kids 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
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
Anna Lowe, Physical Activity Clinical Champion, Public Health England
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 How to earn more and get a successful PT business – whilst saving time and hassle Business of Activity
13:00 - 13:30 Demonstration - Taping (HaplaWave)
Emma Price, Podiatrist and Clinical Director, Supafoot Cheltenham Ltd
Michael Ratcliffe, Sales Training Manager, 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
Conference
13:05 - 13:45 Co-locating health and physical activity services in leisure centres
Glenn Carlin, 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
13:50 - 14:30 Injury prevention and post-injury nutrition
Dr Glenys Jones, Communications Manager & Project Research Lead, 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
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
13:55 - 14:35 Creating the spaces that customers want
Phil Waind, Director , Waind Gohil and Potter Architects
Jason De Savary, Chief Executive , CoreCollective
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
14:05 - 14:45 Personalised care and social prescribing
Craig Lister, Managing Director, Green Gym - The Conservation Volunteers
Active Nation
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, 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, Park Run
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
14:50 - 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
Hayley Jarvis, Head of Physical Activity, Mind
Moving Medicine
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
Business of Therapy
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
Active Nation
15:15 - 15:45 Demonstration - Injection Therapy
Sean Savage
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, Consultant Neurosurgeon , Queen Elizabeth Hospital, 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
Wilby Williamson, Atlantic Fellow - Global Brain Health Institute, Trinity College Dublin
Steven McFadyen, Alzheimer’s Society
Moving Medicine
15:55 - 16:35 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
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
16:00 - 17:15 What is CranioSacral Therapy?
Caroline Barrow, CranioSacral Therapist, Instructor and Director, Upledger Institute UK & College of Body Science
Sports Massage
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, PayAsUGym
Jan Pieter (JP) Lips, Head of Unified Commerce Enablement, Adyen
Conference
16:45 - 17:15 Ask a Podiatrist - Emma Price and Mike Radcliffe
Emma Price, Podiatrist and Clinical Director, Supafoot Cheltenham Ltd
Michael Ratcliffe, Sales Training Manager, Cuxson Gerrard & Co. Ltd
Podiatry
16:50 - 17:20 Prehabilitation – preventing injuries before they happen
Cheyne Voss, Physio Director, Ten Health
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
16:55 - 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, Associate Director, Access Sport
Martin Symcox, CEO, Metro Blind Sport
Kerl Haslam, Chief Executive, SportsAble
Active Nation
16:55 - 17:30 Empowering patients: promoting self management and behaviour change
Dr Tim Anstiss, Medical Director, The Academy for Health Coaching
Business of Therapy
16:55 - 17:30 Wellness/Spa Session Business of Activity

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, Sales Training Manager, Cuxson Gerrard & Co. Ltd
Podiatry
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, Manchester City FC 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
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
10:00 - 10:25 Keynote Address - Professor Dame Sally Davies
Professor Charlie Foster, 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, Lead for Performance Services, Team GB, British Olympic Association
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
10:05 - 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
10:45 - 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, CEO and Founder, Intelligent Health
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 importance of using Biomarkers for optimisation in sport and for preventative healthcare
Dr Daniel Grant, Head of Medical Education, Medichecks
Wellbeing & Performance
10:50 - 11:30 Active Hospitals Feasibility Pilot
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
10:55 - 11:35 Creating products and services for older adults
Jon Hulk, Public Affairs and Policy Manager, ukactive
Utku Toprakseven, Director of Sport Intelligence, 4Global and Datahub
Rebecca Barnham, Development Manager, Age UK
Chris Lane, Chief Executive , Lanes Health Club
Business of Activity
10:55 - 11:35 Community connections and social prescribing
Jennifer Neff, Co Founder and Co Chief Executive , Elemental Solutions
Phil Veasey, Public Health, Community Engagement Consultant and Sports Development Consultant
Business of Therapy
11:05 - 11:45 Reviving the high street – opportunities for sport and leisure
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 Demonstration - TBC
Nick Knight, MSK Podiatrist, NK Sports Podiatry
Podiatry
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
11:50 - 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
Moving Medicine
11:55 - 12:45 Tackling inequalities - creating an active society
Professor Robert Copeland, Professor of Physical Activity and Health, Centre for Sport & Exercise Science, Sheffield Hallam University
Hayley Lever, Strategic Manager, GM Moving
Karen Creavin, Chief Executive , The Active Wellbeing Society
Dr Mike Brannan, National Lead for Physical Activity , Public Health England
Chris Perks, Executive Director Local Delivery, Sport England
Conference
11:55 - 12:35 Capitalising on the disruption of technology: the role of virtual technology on site
Matt Adey, Customer Experience Director, Les Mills UK
Charlie Banfield, National Commercial Manager - Group Exercise & Swim, Nuffield Health
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
12:20 - 13:10 Maximising recovery and return to sport from hamstring injury
Dr Bruce Paton, Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist, Musculoskeletal Extended Scope Practitioner, UCLH
Nick Court, First Team Physiotherapist, AFC Bournemouth
Dominic Rogan, Head Physiotherapist, West Ham United FC
Performance
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, Head of Academy Sport Science , Leicester City FC
Wellbeing & Performance