Professor Nick Webborn CBE

Professor Nick Webborn CBE

Sports & Exercise Medicine (consultant) 02495545


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Open Referral network


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About us

Nick is currently Medical Director of The Sussex Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine at The University of Brighton and Clinical Professor of Sport and Exercise Medicine, University of Brighton. He was formerly Medical Advisor to the National Sports Medicine Institute . Nick was Medical Officer with the GB Team at the Paralympic Games in Atlanta, Nagano and Sydney and joined the International Paralympic Medical Commission in 2000. He attended the Salt Lake and Athens and Torino Paralympics on the anti-doping committee and started the IPCs sports injury surveillance programme in Salt Lake. This has been repeated at all winter games since that time. He won a Congress Award for his work on exercise in the heat for athletes with disabilities at the 4th IOC World Congress on Sport Sciences in 1997. He became a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine in November 2000 and a Foundation Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Faculty of Sports & Exercise Medicine in 2003 and a Fellow of the Institute of Sports Medicine in 2004. He was a member of the London 2012 health advisory group presenting to the IOC evaluation commission and the Medical Advisory Group for LOCOG and was a member of the SEM workstream group for LOCOG. During the Olympic Games he worked as a sports physician in the Polyclinic in the Olympic Village and was Chief Medical Officer to ParalympicsGB. He was awarded an OBE for services to Paralympic Sports Medicine and the British Paralympic Association in the 2016 Queen's birthday honours list and CBE in New Years Honours list in 2022.

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Back pain; Soft tissue disorders; Achilles tendon disorders; patella tendon disorders; ankle pain; knee pain; groin pain; muscle injury; shoulder pain; tennis; swimming; athletics; marathon; football; injury in children

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