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Dr Justin Lee qualified from the University of London in 1995 after winning several undergraduate medical school prizes. After completing basic surgical training in London and becoming a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1999, he pursued a career in diagnostic radiology.
Dr Justin Lee was appointed to the Consultant Staff at the Chelsea and Westminster in February 2005 after completing his training there. He developed his musculoskeletal interest at the Chelsea and took up Honorary Fellowships in Musculoskeletal Imaging at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore and the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford in his final year of training.
Dr Justin Lee has a particular interest in musculoskeletal ultrasound and sports imaging. He provides radiology services for the Artois ATP tennis tournament and works with various Premiership football and rugby clubs as well as working with the British Olympic medical team. Dr Justin Lee has also worked as a radiologist for the NFL International Series UK and the British and Irish Lions rugby squad.
Dr Justin Lee is the author of three book chapters and has written for 35 PubMed publications in musculoskeletal imaging. He has also contributed to Gray's Anatomy. Dr Justin Lee has presented at national and international science research meetings on numerous occasions and is a tutor on BMUS, UKRC MSK Ultrasound and Oxford Skills courses, and is also Lead Organiser for the London course in Clinic Radiology.
Mr Jarrod Antflick graduated from both the University of Technology, Sydney, with a BHSc in TCM and then from the University of Sydney with a BAppSc in Physiotherapy. He also has a Masters in Sports Physiotherapy from Lat Trobe University, Melbourne.
Mr Antflick has specialised in elite sport, working for five years in track and field in the US, and more recently for British Athletics. He shares his time between consulting at Fortius Clinic and is Director of Tendon Performance (UK) where he consults to elite sports such as Premiership Rugby and English Premiere League teams. More recently he became the Director of an elite sports consultancy, Total Performance, in the USA working with NBA basketball players suffering with tendon injuries.
He shares his time between clinical work (at Tendon Performance, Complete Physio, The Fortius Clinic and transiting to the USA for Total Performance). He has attended major championships such as the IAAF World Championships in Moscow (2013) and numerous Samsung Diamond League events. He is currently undertaking research into the effect of tendinopathy on tendon structure in Achilles and patella tendons utilising UTC in elite sports persons.
Mr Antflick also works in management of tendon injuries in equine athletes, presenting this year at British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA). He has been studying the effects of tendinopathy on limb stiffness in equine populations with the Royal Veterinary College (RVC), London.
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Professor Håkan Alfredson is a world renowned Tendon Specialist and Orthopaedic Consultant from Sweden, specialising in the Achilles, Patella & Elbow tendons. He is a professor of sports medicine and an orthopaedic surgeon, with a PhD in bone mass. He received his PhD in Sports Medicine from Umea University in 1997, receiving an Associate Professorship in Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine in 1999, and a full Professorship in Sports Medicine in 2002.
Professor Alfredson is one of the world's leading consultants in tendons. He runs a Clinic in London at Pure Sports Medicine and has a practice in Umea, Sweden. He has been Doctor for the Swedish National Junior Ice Hockey Team, and was Physician for (Farjestad BK) in Sweden.
Professor Alfredson's research fields are chronic painful tendon conditions, especially the Achilles and patellar tendon, and treatment of cartilage injuries of the knee. Collaborative work with Radiology colleagues and Anatomy colleagues has led to the design of new treatment methods for the chronically painful Achilles and Patellar tendons, and also other tendons.
He is the author of over 150 published articles, working predominantly with Achilles and patella tendons, and he has been invited as a keynote speaker at international conferences in more than 20 countries.
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Professor S. Peter Magnusson completed his Bachelors of Science, Physical Therapy at the University of Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A in 1986. He also completed his Doctor of Medical Science, University of Copenhagen, Denmark in 1998.
Some of Professor Magnusson's committee work includes the Swedish Research Council (VR), Evaluation panel for musculoskeletal diseases and Anaesthesiology, and Radiology (2014-current). This also includes the Danish Ministry of Science, Evaluation of Nordic Sports Science Centers (2010-2011), and the UCSF strategy group (2011-2012). He worked with the Scientific Advisory Board for Danish Physical Therapists between 2009-2011, the Bispebjerg Hospital Research Council (2007- current), and the Copenhagen Capital Region Research Council (2007- current).
Professor Magnusson's main area of work focuses on tendon adaptation to loading, ageing and injury. He has contributed to and published 167 peer reviewed articles, three books and 12 book chapters and is Senior Researcher at the Institute of Sports Medicine Copenhagen and Bispebjerg Hospital also in Copenhagen.
Dr Graham Riley is a biochemist with a research focus on the molecular pathology of tendon.
A graduate of the University of Bristol, he has worked in a number of research areas in both academia and industry, including muscular dystrophy (Pasteur Institute, Paris), haemopoeitic stem cells (Institute of Cancer Research, London) and parasitology (Wellcome Laboratories, Beckenham).
Dr Riley completed his PhD at the Rheumatology Research Unit in Cambridge, investigating the biochemical changes that underlie chronic tendon pathology in the rotator cuff tendons of the shoulder. In 1996, he was appointed Head of the Soft Tissue Research Group at the Rheumatology Research Unit, and formed his own research group to investigate the cell and molecular pathology of tendons, ligaments and fascia.
Dr Riley has an international reputation in the field of tendon pathology, and has published a number of key papers. In particular, his work on the role and regulation of metalloproteinases in tendon matrix turnover has resulted in several well-cited publications, and his contribution to the field was recognised by the award of a Senior Research Fellowship from Arthritis Research UK in 2007. He brought his research group to UEA the same year.
Dr Ben Forster was educated in Brisbane and received his Medical Degree from the University of Queensland in 1991. He completed his orthopaedic training in 2000 and was admitted as a Fellow to the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in that year.
His Fellowship Training was undertaken in Foot and Ankle surgery in Bristol, United Kingdom, knee surgery studies in Southampton, United Kingdom, and further training in Lecco, Italy. He has a special interest in sports and arthroscopic surgery.
Dr Forster is an Associate Clinical Lecturer with the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Queensland. He is a member of the Australian Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society and ISAKOS. He has a public appointment at the Mater Hospital, South Brisbane. He is also involved with the Queensland Reds Rugby Union Team, Brisbane Lions AFL, Gold Coast Suns AFL, North Queensland Cowboys NRL, Gold Coast Titans NRL, along with the Queensland Ballet.
Dr Jonathan Rees graduated from the Royal London Hospital in 1995 and had postgraduate training at five London teaching hospitals. Between 2004 and 2012 he was a Consultant at Headley Court, the Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre and Honorary Consultant Rheumatologist at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals.
Since 2012 Dr Rees has been Consultant in Rheumatology and Sports Medicine at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge. He is Honorary Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Medicine at Queen Mary College, University of London.
He has worked in sports including Professional Football, Rugby Union and Disability Sport. Dr Rees was Medical Officer to the Great Britain 2008 Paralympic Team in Beijing. He was a member of the LOCOG Sports Medicine Advisory Group between 2008-2012 and a Consultant at the 2012 London Olympic Games.
Dr Rees' Medical Doctorate from University College London won the British Society of Sport and Exercise Medicine 2008 Basic Research Prize. He has published around 20 articles in peer review journals including highly cited articles in particular on tendinopathy.
Dr Rees regularly lectures nationally and internationally and has been interviewed by both BBC and ITN news. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and a Founding Fellow of the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine. He is a former President of the Royal Society of Medicine Sports and Exercise Medicine Section.
Professor Cathy Speed is a Consultant in Rheumatology, Sport and Exercise Medicine. She is also a Senior Physician for the English Institute of Sport, Chief Medical Officer to GB Badminton and to Middlesex County Cricket Club and the Academy at the Lords Ground, London. She is Professor of Sports Medicine at the University of St Mark & St John. Professor Speed trained at Nottingham, Newcastle, Durham and Cambridge and has done fellowships in the USA and Budapest.
Professor Speed's clinical practice blends both her specialities of Rheumatology and Sport & Exercise Medicine in the delivery of care. She has a particular clinical expertise in the diagnosis and management of complex musculoskeletal injuries, arthritis and recalcitrant tendinopathies in sport and in bone health in young athletes. Her academic interests include regenerative medicine in joint and tendon pathologies. She is active in teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level and has published widely.
Mr Justin Coulter completed his undergraduate training at Wits in South Africa in 1995 and soon after moved to London.
He worked in the NHS for 2 years while also building a private practice and entered full time private practice in 1997. His interests lie in sports medicine, conservative management of foot and ankle disorders and the effects of hypermobility on foot function.
Mr Coulter has worked and continues to work with a multitude of sporting bodies including UK athletics, English Institute of Sport (EIS), England cricket, Saracens, Northampton Saints and Wasps Rugby Clubs as well as Premiership football. He also provides musculoskeletal podiatry services to The Royal Ballet and the English National Ballet.
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