Olympic Reflections


Venue Online
Contact Hours 1.5
Event Type Lecture
Specialities Sports Medicine
Presenter Details SJ McDonnell - Head of Rehabilitation, Sport Ireland Institute and Lead Physiotherapist Tokyo 2020
Sinead Murphy - Sport Ireland Institute and Lead Physiotherapist Irish Rowing 
Paul Conneely - Medical Service Co-Ordinator and Lead physiotherapist Paralympics Ireland
Refreshments Included No
Free Event Yes
How to Book Book Online
Contact Person Thomas Divilly
Contact Email cpsemeducation@iscp.ie
Date 11 Nov 2021 19:30 - 11 Nov 2021 21:00

After the success of Tokyo 2020 for Team Ireland, we present insights from the Physiotherapy support staff at both the Olympics and Paralympic Games. Speakers will give an insight into the challenges of planning and support, the leadership skills required during Games held in a pandemic, some of the skills needed to support high performance athletes and the important role physiotherapy support plays in athlete success.



  • SJ - Challenges in preparation and leadership Tokyo 2020
  • Sinead- Crucial skills leading a physiotherapy support role
  • Paul- Unique insights into Paralympic Physiotherapy support

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