Sporting Upper Limb Masterclass - BRISTOL

Course/Conference Details

SGS College, WISE Campus, New Road, Stoke Gifford, Bristol BS34 8LP

51.5097851, -2.554314


Ian Gatt ( Head of Performance Services & Lead Physiotherapist – GB Boxing)

Course/Conference Organiser

Organiser name:

NCORE Training and Events

Organiser telephone:

01332 254679

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This 2-day course has been shaped to combine effective methods of assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of the whole UpperLimb; Hand, Wrist, Elbow and Shoulder. The tutor has a strong background in the management of these areas and will present a course that will allow clinicians to enhance their existing knowledge and impact positively in their respective practice.

The content is constantly updated with new evidence-based practice from clinical experience, current research, and feedback from previous courses. To date the content delivered in various countries by the tutor has been positively received by physiotherapists, occupational therapists, sports therapists, osteopaths, chiropractors, doctors, and other allied professionals. Whether you are working in a private clinic, hospital setting, ministry of defence (MOD) service, or sporting environment you will surely find the information to be immediately applicable to your role. These two days will engage your learning in an interactive and fun environment!

    Course Aims

    • Applied anatomy and mechanics of the UpperLimb, for enhanced understanding of injury causation and management.
    • Differential diagnosis & problem-solving of diverse pathologies, ensuring clinical reasoning towards safe and appropriate injury management.
    • Consideration of the kinetic chain and the whole individual, enabling a holistic approach towards UpperLimb injuries.
    • Comprehensive appreciation of objective measures, encouraging better understanding of UpperLimb function towards effective return to sport/work & performance. Discussion of real case studies to highlight key areas.
    • Synthesised rehabilitation design and planning strategies, facilitating the management of expectations and generating a successful pathway.
    • Review of adjunctive therapies, with consideration towards pain management in the presence and absence of pathology, promoting an evidenced-based approach.
    • Balanced theory and practical delivery, with demonstration of a wide selection of exercises and hands-on techniques, targeting different learning styles.
    • Encouragement of debate in a positive learning environment, enabling analysis of simple-to-complex sporting and non-sporting UpperLimb injuries

    Attendance Information

    • Attendance Certificate: Yes
    • CPD Hours: 16


    • £295


    About Ian:
    Ian has been a sport physiotherapist for over 20 years, with a considerable period spent managing the medical services for the Great Britain Boxing program. He has attended all major competitions, including multiple Olympic and Commonwealth Games, supporting elite athletes on their path to success. Ian is an UpperLimb Injury Specialist with the prestigious English Institute of Sport (EIS) providing an advisory role to Olympic and Paralympic Sports. He is also the physiotherapist/cutman with team Anthony Joshua. Further, he provides private specialist consultations (ONLINE and/or face-to-face) on UpperLimb MSK injuries to both sporting and non-sporting clientele, with a focus on complex/chronic cases.

    Ian has a passion for teaching delivering regular national and international educational workshops, webinars, and at conferences on diverse areas linked to UpperLimb sport injuries. He is a visiting Lecturer at University College London (UCL) and Queen Mary University London (QMUL). Further, he is a PhD candidate in UpperLimb Biomechanics at Sheffield Hallam University (SHU).

    Social Media; Twitter (@iangattphysio), Instagram (iangattgattman), and Linkedin (Ian Gatt)

    Contact:  NCORE |  | 01332 254679 |