How I Rehab - The Sports MAP Conference 2024
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This 2 day in-depth conference will bring 12 true industry leaders together, giving attendees unbelievable access to into their vast knowledge and experience in their own unique and specific approach to different aspects of sports injury rehabilitation. This will include rehabilitation of specific pathology to more system based approaches within a rehabilitation program.
Over the two days there will be a series of lectures, workshops and forums to tap into the expert presenters minds as well as network with likeminded colleagues.
The conference is designed for Physiotherapists, strength & conditioning coaches and performance staff.
Held at the elite facilities of the Essendon Football Club (The Hangar)
*Exact schedule is ’subject to change’
Day 1 - Saturday
Day 2 - Sunday
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Nick is the founder & Managing Director of the Sports MAP Network as well as Head Physiotherapist at Essendon Football Club.
He is a Sports & Exercise Physiotherapist having completed a Masters in Sports Physiotherapy from La Trobe University. He completed is undergraduate Physiotherapy degree at Notre Dame University in Fremantle. Nick excels in working with sporting injuries and rehabilitation with a particular interest in troublesome hip & groin pain, recurrent hamstring injuries, tendon pain & post surgical rehab.
Brady is the Senior Lecturer of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy at the University of Notre Dame Australia. He has extensive experience working in elite sport and has a keen interest in calf strain injuries completing his PhD on this topic.
Brady has published works on calf and hamstring muscle strain injuries and has extensive experience in managing these injuries at a clinical level.
Sophie Emery joined The Australian Ballet in 2009 as a physiotherapist with a lifelong interest in dance. In 2019 Sophie was promoted to the role of rehabilitation physiotherapist, taking on a greater role in the development and implementation of rehabilitation programs and exercise prescription. Sophie graduated from La Trobe University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy and completed her Masters in Sports Physiotherapy in 2013.
She is committed to ongoing professional development and has conducted and presented research on the size of hip muscles in dancers compared to athletes. Sophie has presented at the International Association of Dance Medicine and Science conferences in Birmingham, UK and Houston, USA; as well as speaking nationally for the Australian Physiotherapy Association and the Victorian and South Australian Podiatry Associations. Sophie is also the coordinator and supervisor of undergraduate university physiotherapy students at The Australian Ballet.
Associate Clinical Professor
Specialist Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist (sub-speciality knee) as awarded by the Australian College of Physiotherapists in 2009
Director Physio Educators
APA Titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
Jane Rooney is a Specialist Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist (sub speciality knee), Titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist and has a Certificate in Acupuncture. Jane is an Associate Clinical Professor at Swinburne University, Honorary Clinical Lecturer at Melbourne University and a Churchill Fellow.
With extensive experience in the Sports Medicine field both in Europe and Australia, Jane is the Clinical Director at Prahran Sports Medicine Centre in Melbourne, Australia.
Her passion is clinical work. With over 30 years clinical experience, treating athletes of all levels from the recreational athlete to the elite international professional athlete, in a large variety of sports including tennis, gymnastics, snow sports, netball, cycling and athletics, to name a few. Jane's professional interests are knee injury rehabilitation, particularly anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, patellofemoral dysfunction and knee osteoarthritis management.
Jane was awarded a prestigious Churchill Fellowship to investigate management algorithms and rehabilitation programs for ACL injury.
She has since developed an evidence based structured ACL rehabilitation program and criteria based return to sport test, to help optimise recovery and minimise the risk of reinjury following ACL reconstructions and other knee injuries. Jane also has implemented world best practice knee osteoarthritis management programs.
Performance consultant for elite teams and individuals. Shoulder specialist with a Master of Science (MSc) in Strength & Conditioning & UKSCA accreditation. “Physio-coach” with experience in elite rugby, Olympic Sports, baseball & Professional football. Consultancy & education for MLB teams based on original research in Athletic Shoulder strength monitoring developed in Premiership Rugby currently applied in MLB & NFL teams, Premier League football, Olympic swimming, British tennis and other upper limb sports worldwide.
Ben currently works as a consultant with professional teams (EPL, USA baseball) and individuals to help solve shoulder performance issues. He has over two decades of experience as a practitioner with a Masters in both Physiotherapy and Strength & Conditioning.
Ben’s interest & experience in shoulders developed from his time in professional rugby at London Wasps (2002-2005) and was accelerated through his work with the English Institute of Sport. Ben also spent years as the first team physio for Arsenal in the EPL.
The Athletic Shoulder testing & monitoring philosophy combines Ben’s shoulder expertise with over ten years of monitoring athletes in performance environments. Creatively challenging the way we use information to impact on minimising injury risk and maximising athletic performance potential.
Ben is currently working towards completion of a PhD in the area of Shoulder performance monitoring at Liverpool Hope University, a centre of excellence for upper limb and shoulder research. This work is focussing on fatigue, return to play markers and neuromuscular profiling for performance. This is an extension of Ben’s recent published work around the now well -established use of force platforms for shoulder testing developed at Saracens rugby and currently applied in baseball, tennis, rugby, MMA, Olympic & collegiate sports.
Michael is a physiotherapist at Melbourne Orthopaedic Group (MOG) Sports Medicine and is currently completing his PhD investigating impairments in adult hip dysplasia. Clinically he sees predominantly hip and groin injuries, ranging from athletes with sport-related pain, children with developmental conditions, and young adults with early-onset arthritis.
Over the past 15 years his experience has included working in elite sport, hip and groin research and teaching, and clinical work. Prior to commencing research, he was working with Melbourne Victory Football Club. He has published papers on groin strength testing modalities in football players (A-League and AFL), surgical outcomes for hip dysplasia, rehabilitation for circus athletes with hip pain, and strength and functional performance measures in football players with hip dysplasia.
Byron graduated from the University of Canberra in 2004 with a degree in Psychology and Sport & Exercise Science, and has since completed a Masters of Physiotherapy, Masters in Sport & Exercise Physiotherapy and a Masters in Strength & Conditioning. He is currently completing his PhD looking at recognition of concussion in rugby union – specifically the use of instrumented mouthguards to assist with identification of head impact.
Byron is currently the High-Performance Manager for the ACT Brumbies. Prior to joining Up ‘n Running Physio, Byron worked with professional rugby union teams in the UK and Australia.
Byron has an interest in empowering his patients and athletes to fulfil their potential and provides programs tailored to the unique needs of each individual.
Darren Burgess is a world-renowned high-performance specialist who currently serves as High Performance Manager at Adelaide Football Club.
Prior to joining the Crows in 2022, ‘Burgo’ played an important role in Melbourne’s Premiership success of 2021 where he was the club’s High-Performance Manager while also enjoying two separate stints at Port Adelaide.
His expert credentials extend beyond Australia’s game having previously spent time in key high-performance roles at English football giants Arsenal and Liverpool respectively.
Additionally, Burgess has spent time working with the Australian National Men’s Football (Soccer) Team, a stint coinciding with the Socceroo’s participation at the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa.
A PhD holder in Sport Science and Technology, Burgo is an exceptional public speaker and is available for corporate and sporting speaking opportunities specialising in high performance, leadership, and sporting excellence.
Michael is renowned for his work with the British Athletes over many years including key involvement in some game changing research on soft tissue injury rehabilitation.
Michael is a London based sports physiotherapist and tutor on lower limb muscle injuries
He specialises in the treatment and rehabilitation of hip and groin, and lower limb muscle injuries with field experience in mens and womens football, AFL, NBA and international track and field. Michael has presented on courses internationally on lower limb muscle injuries. Michael was also the co host of the Sports MAP international muscle injury conference attracting over 3000+ attendees.
A highly experienced Strength & Conditioning coach, Simon is dedicated to driving the performance and success of athletes across a range of disciplines. With a proven track record of helping athletes achieve their goals at the highest level, he thrives on the challenges of elite sport and is committed to pushing the boundaries of what is possible. He has a passion for helping injured athletes rehabilitate from injury to enable successful return to sport.
With over 15 years of experience in high performance sport, Simon has worked with athletes from a diverse range of backgrounds and disciplines, including AFL, Rugby League, Rugby Union, Rugby Sevens, Water polo, and a range of individual event sports. Drawing on his extensive knowledge and expertise, he works closely with athletes to develop individualised training strategies that maximise their strengths and minimise weaknesses.
At NSWIS, Simon is focused on developing a team of exceptional Strength & Conditioning coaches to deliver world-class performance support to their elite athletes, helping them to achieve their goals and reach new heights of success. By leveraging the latest scientific research and cutting edge training technologies, he is committed to helping their athletes stay ahead of the competition.