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Public lecture: The evolution of Paralympic sports medicine

In this public lecture from November 2020 Professor Nick Webborn delivered an online talk on the evolution of Paralympic sports medicine.

Professor Nick Webborn is one of the industry’s leading experts in sports medicine. He is Professor of Sport and Exercise Medicine at the University of Brighton and a Visiting Professor at Loughborough University. This lecture is a fitting topic for Nick who was elected Chair of the British Paralympic Association (BPA) in 2017 and awarded the OBE for services to Paralympic Sports Medicine and the British Paralympic Association. Outside of his University and BPA duties Nick is Chair of the International Paralympic Committee’s Medical Committee.

This talk covered the evolution of Paralympic sports medicine as a specialty and how it has evolved from being rehabilitation into trying to provide the same support for Paralympic athletes as Olympic athletes. Nick has been on this journey over the last 30 years and will shared his experiences.

This public lecture wass part of Loughborough University’s School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences Sport Performance Theme seminar series.

You can view the public lecture in the video below.