Sports Science & Medicine.

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Meet the Team

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Doctor Dane is a GP and Sport and Exercise Medicine doctor with 14 years’ experience in the health and fitness industry. He manages CORE Fitness Education a training company he founded seven years ago as well as his position of Team Doctor with us.

He regularly presents on exercise and chronic disease at conferences and events and holds many advisory positions in the health and fitness industry as well as in medicine.

Doctor Dane's other passion is education and he has been teaching both in higher education and further education for over five years.

P A U L   F I S H E R   -   S P O R T   S C I E N C E   &   M E D I C I N E   L E A D

Paul has a first class BSc (Hons) degree in physiotherapy which he gained from The University of East London. He also has a Sports Medicine masters degree from University College London which he completed in 2013. Paul gained extensive experience in the NHS at Chelsea and Westminster and the Royal London Hospitals. Paul also has many years of private practice experience. Paul is currently the Head of Sports Science and Medicine at Great Britain Basketball, Sports Medicine Lead for Basketball England and is also Squad Physiotherapist for Essex County Cricket Club.

Previously he worked for five years with Tottenham Hotspurs Football Club. Paul has a special interest in lower limb injury, particularly the foot and ankle which was the focus of his masters degree.

D U N C A N   O G I L V I E   -   L E A D   S T R E N G T H   &   C O N D I T I O N I N G   C O A C H

Strength and Conditioning Coach Duncan Ogilvie has as wealth of experience within the fitness industry. A former England international and professional basketball player, Duncan travelled the world competing at the highest level within his sport.

Duncan has been an elite strength and conditioning coach in the United Kingdom since 2008. He has worked with many Olympic and professional level athletes both in the UK and abroad. Duncan has consulted for Great Britain’s basketball and handball teams in the lead up to the 2012 Olympic Games. He is also the national lead for strength and conditioning at Basketball England and AASE. While he is also the Director of Strength and Conditioning at one of the best sports universities in the UK – University of East London.

Duncan Ogilvie has an unparalleled passion and desire for making his clients achieve their fitness and performance goals.


Basketball Sports Medicine Conference 2018

The 2018 BSMC is the fifth annual Basketball Sports Medicine Conference to be held by Basketball England. This year’s conference is being hosted by the University of Nottingham and is supported by FIBA Europe. The conference is open to physiotherapists, strength and conditioning coaches, sports physicians and psychologists, sports scientists as well basketball coaches.


Fri, May 18, 2018

8:30 AM – 4:30 PM BST


University of Nottingham

David Ross Sports Village


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