Climbing Injury Symposium 2016

Posted by Becky McGovern on 18/08/2016
Illustration: Liam Dangerfield

This is event is over. The BMC Climbing Injury Symposium took place in November 2016.

The aim is simple: an inspiring weekend for climbers, coaches and medical professionals brought to you by a team of international medical experts.

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT

International experts

We have an exciting line up of experts including:

Volker Schöffl climber, professor, top surgeon and author of the book One Move Too Many

Dave MacLeod professional climber, coach and author of the books Make or Break and 9 out of 10 climbers make the same mistakes

Michail Michailov climber, author and Associated Professor at the National Sports Academy (Bulgaria).

Audry Morrison Sport nutritionist and climber

Check out the full list of experts

Topics include:

  • Fingers: live hand imaging
  • Heel hooks: new research
  • Forearm bloodflow
  • Shoulder surgery

Download the Symposium programme

Date

Saturday 26 & Sunday 27 November 2016

Venue

The Park Inn Radisson Hotel Manchester

Cost

This two day event costs £135 for BMC members and £175 for non-members, and includes:

  • All sessions on both days
  • Saturday evening meal with guest speaker Dave MacLeod
  • Buffet lunch both days
  • Refreshments on both days

Join the BMC now from only £15.72 to save £40 on your symposium booking.

Accommodation

We’ve negotiated a bed & breakfast rate at the Park Inn Radisson Hotel of £95 (per room per night) for single occupancy and £105 (per room per night) for double/twin occupancy. 

Book by 25 October (after this date normal room rates will apply). Please book and pay direct with the hotel by telephoning the reservations office on 0161 832 6565 and quoting 'British Mountaineering Council'.

CPD points available

10 points for members of the Royal College of Physicians
1 point for members of the Mountain Training Association
1 point for members of the Association of Mountaineering Instructors
1 point for members of the British Association of International Mountain Leaders

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Watch the 2014 BMC Climbing Injury Symposium on BMC TV

Read the 2014 BMC Climbing Injury Symposium report


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