Concussion Education Event in preparation for the 2018-19 Season

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START: 17-09-2018   18:00  
END: 17-09-2018   20:00  
Dubai College Auditorium

UPANDRUNNING in partnership with Dubai College will host a series of educational sessions covering essential information on dealing with concussions in sport.

Session 1  (18.00-19.00)

Who should attend: Parents and older students, coaches, teachers, managers, marshals, First Aiders

Event program: An informative overview aimed at helping parents and those involved at pitch-side to recognize and manage a suspected concussion injury.

  • What is a concussion and what is not
  • Baseline Testing why it is necessary, helpful and value for money
  • How to contact the correct person
  • How to recognize concussion at pitchside or at home if the onset is delayed 

Click HERE to signup for Session-1 

Session 2  (19.00-20.00)

Who should attend: Rugby community members (club managers & officials), school nurses and doctors.

Event program: A practical discussion aimed at helping raise awareness and advocacy within clubs and sporting bodies.

  • Why is Baseline Testing necessary and helpful in getting players back to the game
  • What services are on offer and who to contact
  • How to establish a concussion management pathway in your own school/club
  • What is the communication pathway? How and why it’s important to have a clear communication amongst all stakeholders eg: medics, first aiders, teachers, coaches, school nurses, parents.
  • Why is rehab so important

Click HERE to signup for Session-2 

Key speakers:

DR ANNA ZICKERMAN, Sports Medicine Specialist, Medical Director & Founder of UPANDRUNNING

TANIA MAYNE, Physiotherapist, Concussion Service lead at UPANDRUNNING

ANNIE BROWNE, CEO Health and Safety Solutions


Dr. Anna Zickerman
Sports Medicine Specialist, Founder and Medical Director. PGA Accredited Clinician
Dr. Anna Zickerman

Swedish born and Dubai raised, Dr Zickerman qualified from Leicester University as a Family Practitioner, completed her MSc in Sports and Exercise Medicine in Nottingham and gained her Fellowship in Ireland. She worked in primary care musculoskeletal clinics in the UK, with links to Leicester City FC, Leicester Tigers RFC and Loughborough Athletics. After establishing herself as a specialist in Dubai in 2007, Dr Zickerman founded UPANDRUNNING in 2010. She treats a range of patients and international athletes, and is an accredited doctor for the PGA European and Middle East golf tours.

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