Sports Medicine

Date23 May 2018
Start Time18:30
End Time21:00
TypeClassroom based
AudienceGP, GP Trainee, GP Trainer or educator, Medical student, First5, Nurse, Physician assistant



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A practical and interactive evening exploring common sports medicine presentations in General Practice. Topics for discussion include ‘Sports Medicine Tips for GPs’ covering prescribing for athletes, basic rehabilitation and how to manage common sports medicine presentations in primary care. Our speakers will also explore injuries and common presentations in the young athlete with a final talk on concussion management in primary care. This course is suitable for all GPs and serves as both a basic introduction and a refresher for those with more experience.
VenueThe Yacht Club, Liverpool Marina, Coburg Wharf, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 4BP
Maximum capacity40
ContactRCGP Mersey Faculty
Faculty/DepartmentMersey Faculty

Course programme


Arrival and registration - tea and coffee.


Sports Medicine Tips for GPs: Prescribing for athletes, basic rehabilitation and how to manage common sports medicine presentations in primary care.


Injuries and Common Presentations in the Young Athlete




Concussion Management in Primary Care






  • Refreshments
  • Wi-fi
  • Parking


Dr Sam Huddlestone

Dr. Huddlestone is a GP Partner at Eastham Group Practice, Wirral with a specialist interest in Sports and Exercise Medicine. He has been the club doctor at Tranmere Rovers FC since 2012. He has worked as a team doctor at both the Commonwealth Games in Delhi 2010 and the Olympic games in 2012.

Dr Jim Moxon

Dr. Moxon graduated from Sheffield University in 2004. A lifelong sporting fanatic, he gained a diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine from Bath University in 2012. Jim began working in professional football in 2008 at Sheffield Wednesday, where he was involved in covering the academy team and development squads. In 2011, Jim joined Chesterfield FC and was responsible for the care of the first team. In 2012, he was part of the medical team at the aquatic centre during the London Olympics. He was appointed as chief medical officer at Sheffield United in 2013 and was responsible for first team and academy medical care until leaving to join Liverpool in 2016. Jim has extensive experience of the medical demands of rugby league and has worked for Hull Kingston Rovers for four seasons. He is currently undertaking a Masters degree in Ultrasound at Bournemouth University.

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