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BMC Climbing Injury Symposium 2018

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Location of event
Radisson Blu Hotel, 12 Holloway Circus, , Queensway, Birmingham, B1 1BT [View in google maps]
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Join us for a weekend of cutting edge medical research and gain knowledge on how to prevent and manage climbing injuries.

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



The experts

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

Isabelle Schöffl climber and doctor from the Department of Paediatrics & Anatomy (Bamberg)

Adela Carter Head Climbing Coach at the English Institute of Sport

Andy Cave mountaineer, motivational speaker and author of Learning to Breathe and Thin White Line

Rebecca Williams clinical psychologist & climbing instructor

View the full list of experts

Download the symposium programme

Topics include:

Live hand imaging

Shoulder robustness

Kids in climbing

Finger injuries

Hips & climbing

Climbing & the Olympics

Anorexia in climbing

Psychology of injury


Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 November 2018


Radisson Blu Hotel Birmingham a short walk from Birmingham New Street Train Station


This two day event costs £170 for BMC members and £250 for non-members, and includes:

  • All sessions on both days
  • Saturday evening meal with guest speaker Andy Cave
  • Buffet lunch both days
  • Refreshments both days

Join the BMC now from only £16.97 to save £80 on your symposium booking.


The BMC has negotiated a bed & breakfast rate at the Radisson Blu Hotel of £111 single occupancy, or £126 double occupancy, per room per night.

Book by 28 September, after this date normal room rates will apply.  Please book and pay direct with the hotel by phoning or emailing the reservations team and quoting "BMC" / 0121 654 6000 / reservations.birmingham@radissonblu.com

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

Further info

Book your place


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