Summer Speed Series

PART 1 - Toby Smith

Tissue reconditioning, physical preparation and return to training in high speed running

Topic

Tissue reconditioning, physical preparation and return to training in high speed running.
This workshop will cover the principles of tissue restoration of physical qualities to support rehabilitation and injury mitigation of hamstring, groin and lower limb injuries with a focus on high speed running.

  • Looking into the development of the physical properties for speed
  • Difference in strategies for proximal and distal rehab/prehab
  • Managing tendons in the peak of the season
  • Progressions and prioritisation/order for injuries – how to address an injury: for example if the athlete has a decrease in muscle mass/tone, strength and is slow in which order would you address the weaknesses.
  • Concurrent vs linear periodisation
  • Advanced techniques for accelerating recovery and return to performance

About Toby Smith

Toby Smith MSc MMACP MCSP CSCS
Technical Lead Physiotherapist
English Institute of Sport

Toby is a highly experienced physiotherapist with over 25 years of clinical experience. He qualified in 1994 from the University of Brighton and has an MSc in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. With over 15 years experience working in elite sport, he is currently a Technical Lead at the English Institute of Sport (EIS) and previously worked for British Athletic for 10 years.
As a member of the medical support team for British Athletics, he has attended numerous international athletics championships and was a member of TeamGB therapy staff at the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Olympic holding camps. Furthermore, Toby was lead physiotherapist on the British athletics endurance program in the London Olympics 2012 . He works with all level of athlete and has supported numerous athletes to medal success at the Olympic Games, World and European championships.
He is actively involved in post graduate education and is a visiting lecture on the University College London (UCL) and University of Brighton MSc programs in Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapy. He has been invited to speak at national and international conferences in the management of tendon and bone stress injuries.

Information

Ticket Price: £120 per workshop
Time: 12:00-17:00

Discounts: We are offering a £40.00 discount to female coaches and £80 discount to students upon proof of study. Contact [email protected] to receive a discount code.
We are also offering discounts on multiple bookings.

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Workshop
£120
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Workshops
£220
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Workshops
£310
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Workshops
£390
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* Discount of £40 for female coaches and students (subject to proof).

Venue

Lee Valley Athletics Centre, Enfield, London, N9 0AR

For more information and any enquiries, please contact [email protected].

Schedule

12:00
12:15
12:30
12:45
13:00
13:15
13:30
13:45
14:00
14:15
14:30
14:45
15:00
15:15
15:30
15:45
16:00
16:15
16:30
16:45
17:00
Intro and theory Presenter: Toby
Comfort break and discussion Presenter: Jonas
Practical 1 - Gym Presenter: Toby
Comfort break and discussion Presenter: Jonas
Practical 2 - Track Presenter: Toby & Jonas
Discussion and evaluation Presenter: Toby