Clinical Exercise Testing and Interpretation Course

Moller Centre, Cambridge, CB3 0DE

6th and 7th July 2017

Learn the value of exercise testing and interpretation of results in normal and pathological states

Day 1 – Clinical Exercise Testing in the Normal subject

  • Incremental and constant work protocols
  • Interpretation of performance variables (VO2 max, lactate threshold and VO2 kinetics)
  • The training response
  • A practical session demonstrating the measurement of VO2 max with data interpretation
  • Lactate testing
  • Practical small group work on interpretation of data
  • Exercise prescription.

Day 2 – Clinical Exercise Testing for Clinical conditions

  • Purpose and indication for clinical exercise testing
  • Protocols for clinical exercise testing
  • Response patterns normal / abnormal
  • Technical problems
  • Practical demonstration
  • Small group involvement in the interpretation of cases (eg COPD, asthma, cardiomyopathy)
  • Development of written report
  • Self assessment

Directorate of Podiatric Medicine 6th Annual Podiatric Sports Medicine Conference in Association with European College of Sports and Exercise Physicians 2017

“Inspiring Clinical Excellence – Thinking Beyond Biomechanics”

Thursday 13th and Friday 14th July 2017 The Royal College of Physicians, Regents Park, London

Two day conference including lectures, workshops and informal discussions delivered by experts from across Europe and Australia covering topics including:

• Blood tests – Focus on Vitamin B12 • Ultrasound Scan – Clinician’s stethoscope and guidance system • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) • Extra-corporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT) • Ultrasound Tendon Characterisation (UTC) • Knee problems in sport – Basic examination • Laser therapy • Physical activity, inactivity and exercise prescription • Interpreting plain radiographs • Gut dysbiosis and musculoskeletal problems

Final Programme

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British Association of Sport & Exercise Medicine Spring Conference 30th March 2017

1 day BASEM Spring Conference in Doncaster, UK.

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Focussing on –

  • Recognition of inflammatory causes of spinal pain
  • Lessons from the Inter-Disciplinary Functional Restoration Programme for Chronic Back Pain
  • Recognising and managing lumbar stress fracture: The cricket fast bowler experience
  • Back Pain and the Integrated Community MSK Hub: towards a better model
  • The place of spinal injections in acute and chronic spine pain