Workshops will be held on Saturday, 19th September from 14:00-15:30hrs.

 

Workshop 1: Practical Treatment Rehabilitation & Prevention

Workshop 2: Assessment Techniques

Workshop 3: Ultrasound

Workshop Speakers

  • Sinead Murphy

  • Sinead Murphy

    Sinead Murphy MISCP is a Chartered Physiotherapist with the Irish Institute of Sport working at their Cork Hub and the clinic lead at Performance Physiotherapy Cork. Sinead completed an MSci in Physiotherapy at Kings College London and a Post-Graduate Dip. in Sports Physiotherapy at University College London graduating both with distinction.

    She has fifteen years experience working with elite and development athletes across a range of sports with an ongoing special interest in the young athlete. She has worked for prolonged periods with sports overseeing the long term development of athletes particularly in hockey, GAA, rowing, swimming and athletics.

    She has worked at major sporting events including the Athens Paralympic Games (GB Wheelchair Basketball), London 2012 and various European and World Championships (Irish Men’s Hockey, Swimming, Rowing) and Youth Olympic Games (2013/14).


 

  • Steve Kemp

  • Steve Kemp

    Steve is the Elite Football Physiotherapist for Perform at St George’s Park. Steve leads the rehabilitation of all elite athletes at Perform including the residential rehabilitation of professional footballers attending on the PFA scheme, which has seen over 600 weeks of rehabilitation delivered to professional footballers over the last 2 years.  Steve is also a physiotherapist for the Football Association assisting with all of the 24 England team when they attend St Georges Park  and is one of the physiotherapists with the Senior England team and will be part of the medical team who travelled to the World Cup in Brazil last summer.

    Prior to working with Perform and the Football Association Steve was Head of Medical Services for Wolverhampton Wanderers, he has over 15 years’ experience as a physiotherapist working in a sports environment.  He was worked extensively with football teams both in the UK and worldwide, including stints at Leeds United, Preston North End and Busan Icons in South Korea. He has additionally worked as a private physiotherapist with athletes from numerous sporting professions.

    Steve has two first class degrees in both physiotherapy and Sport Rehabilitation, a  Masters in the Science of Sports Injury and a Diploma in Manipulation. He  is a member of the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP) and is a Gold accredited member of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports Medicine (ACPSM).

 


 

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    Patrick O'Toole

  • Patrick O’Toole

    Mr Patrick O’Toole, Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon (FRCS Tr & Orth)

    Patrick is currently a consultant paediatric orthopaedic surgeon working in Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Cumlin, Dublin. Patrick completed a paediatric orthopaedic clinical fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, USA, which included a comprehensive paediatric sports medicine department. He is the director of the Children’s Sports Institute, Ireland (CSI, Ireland) and has a special interest in paediatric sports injuries especially those involving the knee and hip.

    Steve has two first class degrees in both physiotherapy and Sport Rehabilitation, a  Masters in the Science of Sports Injury and a Diploma in Manipulation. He  is a member of the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP) and is a Gold accredited member of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports Medicine (ACPSM).

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