This webinar addresses how the delivery of biomechanical support to athletes has changed over the last twenty years and identifies some key principles of providing practical and performance impacting support to athletes in the applied setting.
The presenter Dr. Philip Graham-Smith shares his experiences and the cultural considerations of working with both elite senior and youth athletes both in the UK and Qatar.
The extent to which new technologies are enhancing support (or otherwise) is also discussed. Participants are challenged to reflect on how their support is making an impact in the real world.
Presenter Dr. Philip Graham-Smith, BASES
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM BST
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Participants of the webinar will learn:
- Describe key principles and considerations of providing meaningful biomechanical support to coaches and athletes
- Explain how a biomechanist should operate within an inter-professional service team
- Critique their own support services and evaluate the appropriateness of testing and feedback for the population they support
- Critique the appropriateness of technologies for the outcomes they wish to achieve
About the Presenter
Dr Philip Graham-Smith is currently the Head of Biomechanics at the Aspire Academy of Sporting Excellence in Doha, Qatar. In addition to his academic career at Liverpool John Moores University and Salford University he was also the consultant Head of Biomechanics at the English Institute of Sport. He is a Fellow of BASES, a BOA registered Performance Analyst and a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist. He has over 22 years applied experience providing biomechanical support to UK Athletics and professional football and rugby clubs.