Clinical Updates in Sport & Exercise Medicine

Clinical Updates in Sport & Exercise Medicine

Exercise is Medicine - Across the Lifespan #CPDSportMed

Target Audience:

Family Physicians, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Sport Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialists, Chiropractors, Sport Chiropractors, Residents & Students

Course Format: Combined morning plenary session with two afternoon tracks targeted towards FPs and PTs.
Marriott Vancouver Pinnacle Downtown
1128 West Hastings Street
Vancouver BC
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Registration for this course is closed.This course is now FULL.

Learning Objectives:

1. Provide an overview of the effects of exercise at different ages.
2. With focus on the interests of family physicians, physiotherapists and sport and exercise physicians, discuss the assessment and management of various common injuries and athlete-specific concerns.


Saturday November 28


0700        Breakfast, Registration  & Exhibits Open        
0800        Opening Remarks & Welcome
                Navin Prasad, MD (Moderator)
The Early Years...
0805        Exercise is Medicine: The Journey
                Andrew Pipe, MD
0820        Elite Athlete: The Journey from Canadian Record Holder to Coaching
                Savannah King, BSc (Kin)
0835        Mental Issues: The Journey from Elite Youth to College Graduate
                Whitney Sedgwick, PhD
0850        Exercise in Youth: Young Dancers - How Much, How Often?
                Cathy Gordon, PT
0905        Does Exercise Create Future Damage?
                Kristin Houghton, MD
0920        Question & Answer Period
0930        Cardiac Screening: Youth vs. Adult
                Andrew Pipe, MD
0945        Sports Cardiology BC Study & Results: Youth and Masters
                Saul Isserow, MD
1000        Medical Contraindications to Exercise Including Overtraining
                Janet McKeown, MD
1015        Relative Energy Deficiency in Sports (REDS)
                Rebecca Skillen, MD
1030        Question & Answer Period
1040        Refreshment Break & Exhibits

The Later Years...
1110        Optimizing Performance After 50
                Ben Sporer, PhD
1125        Exercise Dose and the Heart
                Darren Warburton, PhD
1140        The Balance Between Exercise and Arthritis
                Michael Hunt, MPT, PhD
1155        Successful Lifelong Exercise
                Doug Clement, MD
1210        Question & Answer Period        
1220        Pipe’s Pearls: Morning Synopsis
                Andrew Pipe, MD
1225        Lunch Break & Exhibits


Family Physician: Approaches to Common Injuries Across the Life Span
Moderator: Dr. Jack Taunton

1325        Welcome
                Jack Taunton, MD
1330        Elbow Injuries: Children to Adults - Age Group Pitfalls
                Tom Goetz, MD
1350        Wrist Injuries: Children to Adults - Age Group Pitfalls    
                Tom Goetz, MD
1410        Rehabilitation for ‘Concussion’ - Treat the Neck Plus    
                Ryan Leaver, PT, PhD
1430        Question & Answer Period        
1450        Refreshment Break & Exhibits        
1510        Shoulder Pain
                Patrick Chin, MD
1540        Acute Knee Injuries
                Simon Horlick, MD
1610        Question & Answer Period        
1630        Closing Remarks
                Jack Taunton, MD

Physiotherapist/Sports & Exercise Medicine Physician: Athlete Screening – Assessment – Exercise Prescription
Moderator: Mr. Ron Mattison

1325        Welcome
                Ron Mattison, PT
1330        SFMA-FMS: Role in Athlete Care
                Eric Gartner, PT, CSCS
1345        Athlete Screening: Swimming
                Eugene Liang, RMT, CSCS
1355        Athlete Screening: 2015 Canadian Women’s Field Hockey Team
                Elliott Usher, PT
1405        Sport Specific Strength & Conditioning: 2000 vs. 2015
                Joseph McCullum, BSc
1420        Sport Specific Activation & Strength Training: Can We Make Them Complementary?    
                Eugene Liang, RMT, CSCS
1430        Question & Answer Period        
1450        Refreshment Break & Exhibits        
1510        New Concepts in Tendinopathy    
                Michael Ryan, PhD
1530        Proximal HS Ruptures
                Kristen Taunton, MD
1550        Question & Answer Period        
1610        Closing Remarks
                Ron Mattison, PT

* Immediately following the conference, there will be a no-host social at Mahony & Sons Burrard Landing, Unit 36, 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver BC.  Please join us - all are welcome!


Registration for this course is closed.This course is now FULL.


Cancellations and Refunds


Marriott Vancouver Pinnacle Downtown
1128 West Hastings Street
Vancouver  British Columbia  V6E 4R5

This 4-diamond hotel features spacious updated rooms with views of downtown Vancouver or Coal Harbour and the mountains.

Special conference rates starting at $159.00 CDN per night are offered to conference attendees. Please note that this rate does not include applicable taxes or parking. In order to take advantage of the special conference rate, reservations must be made by October 30, 2015.

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