The outline for the schedule is below, while the Conference leaflet can be downloaded here

Sunday 7th July

19.00 – 22.00      Welcome Social (The Link Hotel)

Monday 8th July

8.30 – 9.15          Registration

9.15 – 9.30          Welcome

9.30 – 10.15        Injury Chair: Peter Brukner
Luke Goggins: Injury epidemiology in men’s elite English and Welsh domestic cricket: A nine season review from 2010 to 2018
Jamie Valadao: Neuromuscular electrical stimulation and the hamstring conundrum
Anna Saw: Vertebral artery dissection: Mechanism of injury and implications for risk-reduction in cricket

10.15 – 10.45      Coffee

10.45 – 12.00      Shoulders Chair: Jacqueline Alderson
Megan Dutton:
 The cricketers shoulder: Not a classic throwing shoulder
Benita Olivier:
 The cricketer’s shoulder and injury: asymmetries in internal rotation range of movement, throwing arc and pectoralis minor muscle length – a longitudinal cohort study
Megan Dutton: Do cricketers display similar overhead throwing biomechanics to baseball players?
Liam Newton: The effect of a cricket fielding session on glenohumeral range of motion and active joint position sense.
Steve McCaig: The musculoskeletal profile of first-class cricketers with throwing arm pain

12.00 – 13.00      Keynote Chair: Paul Felton
Peter Brukner: Does it matter what a cricketer eats?

13.00 –  14.30     Lunch + Posters (Odd numbers)

14.30 – 14.45      Invited Presentation Chair: Pete Alway
Richard Saw: Imaging and progression of lumbar stress fractures in fast bowlers 

14.45 – 15.45      Adaptations and injuries in fast bowling Chair: Anna Saw
Rene Ferdinands:
 Investigating the relationships between kinematic factors and lumbar in injury in young fast bowlers 
Pete Alway: Regional lumbar bone mineral density differs in cricket fast bowlers with lumbar bone stress injury
Laura Keylock: The effect of age and bowling delivery speed on lumbar bone mineral in adolescent fast bowlers
James Bray: Investigating the relationship between fast bowling workloads, muscle damage/stress following spells of simulated fast bowling

15.45 – 16.15      Coffee

16.15 – 17.15     Workload Chair: Will Vickery
Catherine Munro: Workload monitoring of an elite South African women’s cricket team during the 2018/2019 season
Simon Feros: Optimising rhythm, ball release speed, and workload in amateur pace bowlers: is there an ideal prescribed delivery intensity?
Candice Christie: Workloads and injury risk in elite South African cricket fast bowlers: A snapshot of one season 
Fabian Garcia-Byrne: GPS-detected lateral sway during a submaximal running test correlates with endurance exercise performance in elite Australian cricketers

19.00 – Late        Banquet (Holywell Park Conference Centre)

All day                 BATFAST – ‘thrill a minute cricket simulator’

Tuesday 9th July

7.30 – 9.00          Vicon Breakfast (Holywell Park Conference Centre)

9.00 – 10.15        Fast Bowling Strength & Conditioning Chair: Benita Olivier
Carl Peterson: Effect of a 6-week Indian clubbell strength programme on fast bowlers’ shoulders
Mitch Forrest: Exercises to modify risk factors for injury in community-level adolescent pace bowlers
Shivani Ranjit: Functional movement screening in elite Indian fast bowlers  
Will Vickery: The development of a fast bowling Twenty20 match simulation
Simon Feros: Bowling with modified-implements in the warm-up: do they alter pace bowling skill, rhythm, and sensation with a regular ball?

10.15 – 10.45      Coffee

10.45 – 12.00      Preparation and Stress Chair: Candice Christie
Prasanna Gamage: Understanding heat stress and exposure during test-cricket play: an exploratory study
Harvey Anderson: Enhancing concentration in an elite international male cricketer: A longitudinal mixed methods study
Kayla McEwan: Sleep quantification of elite South African cricket players during a home and away series, for both One-day international (ODI) and Twenty20 games
Belinda Campbell: Pilot study investigating the time of day effects on perceptual, physical and performance indicators of adolescent fast bowlers.
Thomas Turner: GPS and time motion analysis on the physical demands of fielding in professional cricket

12.00 – 13.00      Keynote Chair: Mark King
Kevin Shine & Paul Felton: Getting the best from our quicks

13.00 –  14.30      Lunch + Posters (Even numbers)

14.30 – 14.45      Invited Presentation Chair: Pete Alway
Pip Inge: 
Comparison of men’s & women’s cricket injuries at the elite level in Australia

14.45 – 15.45      Impact & Overuse Injuries Chair: Pip Inge
Betsy Jones: Association of leading leg knee cartilage volume with bowling kinetics in current elite fast bowlers
Avinash Alva: Fast Bowler’s Knee – Management of articular impingement in International players
Abhishek Kini: Foot and ankle overuse injuries in fast bowlers: comparison between front on & side on action bowlers
Anna Saw: Observable characteristics of head impacts associated with concussion diagnosis in cricket

15.45 – 16.15     Coffee

16.15 – 17.30     ‘The Cricket Health and Wellbeing Study’ Symposium
(Chair: Nick Peirce; Presenters: Stephanie Filbay, Garrett Bullock, Nigel Arden, Nirmala Perera)

17.30                   Campus Tour (including National Cricket Performance Centre)


16.00 – 19.00      Fast Bowling Workshop Lead: Rene Ferdinands
National Cricket Performance Centre

19.00 – Late       UK vs. Rest of the World Delegate Cricket Match & BBQ
                            Brockington Cricket Pitch

Wednesday 10th July

9.00 – 10.15       Batting Chair: Rene Ferdinands
Ben Jones: Optimising Challenge: Key in the Development of England’s Greatest Batsmen?
Habib Noorbhai: The batting backlift technique in cricket: What is the consensus at all skill levels?
Sharhudd Taliep: Visual perceptual ability in adolescent cricket batsmen
Neil Isaacs: The kinetics and kinematics of the rotary batting technique
Stuart McErlain-Naylor: Kinematic determinants of power hitting performance: a technique comparison of male and female cricketers

10.15 – 10.45     Coffee

10.45 – 12.00     Talent ID & Development Chair: Stuart McErlain-Naylor
Ben Jones:
 The Relative Age Effect in World’s Best Cricketers: A Case for the Survival and Evolution of the Fittest
Mary Ann Dove: The value of a socio-ecological approach to talent development in cricket
Adam Nichol: How do culture and norm circles (as shaped by coaches and others) play a role in influencing the actions of cricketers?
Mike Harwood: Scaling the pitch for under-11s beyond
Alex Lascu: Perceptions of talent development in Women’s Cricket from national-level players and coaches.

12.00 – 12.45     Spin Bowling Chair: Marc Portus
Ben Jones: The Identification of ‘Game Changers’ in England Cricket’s Developmental Pathway for Elite Spin Bowling: A Machine Learning Approach.
KA Thiagarajan: Accuracy of Umpiring decisions for detecting illegal bowling action in Cricket from different positions in comparison with 3D Biomechanics analysis
Paul Felton: Relationships between spin bowling technique and spin

12.45– 13.00     Invited Presentation Chair: Pete Alway
Alex Nicholls: Hand injuries in Elite Australian Cricketers

13.00 –  14.30    Lunch

14.30 – 14.45     Invited Presentation Chair: Pete Alway
John Orchard: Cricket Australia cardiac screening program

14.45 – 15.45     Technology in Cricket Chair Mark King
Najeebullah Soomra:
 Use of smart watches to detect bowling speeds and counts for fast bowlers 
Pubudu Dias: Machine Learning of Batting Movement Data Patterns for Injury Prevention
Carl Petersen: Cricket Gr8 App: Inspiring net sessions
Hannah Jowitt: Auto detecting deliveries in elite cricket fast bowlers using microsensors and machine learning

15.45 – 16.00      Closing Ceremony

16.15 – 17.15    Strength & Conditioning Lead: Rob Ahmun
Holywell Park Conference Centre

17.15 – 18.15    Emergency Care Lead: Nick Peirce
Holywell Park Conference Centre 

19.00 – Late     Closing Social
                           Orange Tree, Loughborough


List of Posters

1 – N. Isaacs: The kinetics and kinematics of the rotary backlift
2 – N. Isaacs: The kinetics and kinematics of the rotary downswing in batting
3 – N. Isaacs: Increasing the momentum of the cricket bat with a rotary batting technique
4 – N. Isaacs: Comparative and Functional anatomy of Gluteus Maximus (GM) regarding a change of direction related to performance and injuries
5 – H. S. Bansal: Is bowling workload a risk factor for injury in English cricket first-class fast bowlers?
6 – R Sholto-Douglas: Quantifying movement demands of elite cricket players participating in the 2017/2018 Big Bash League
7 – L. Pote: The impact of a fast bowling spell on physiological, perceptual and performance responses in non-elite cricketers.
8 – L. Pote: Workloads placed on adolescent cricket players
9 – W. Vickery: A coach’s perspective of cricket design: a case report
10 – H. Anderson: A systematised review of the literature on the biomechanics of fast bowling in cricket: a technique focus
11 – D. Barnard: Workload does not impact performance responses in the Indian Premier League cricket
12 – C. Munro: Time motion analyses comparing the 2012, 2016 and 2018 ICC Women’s World T20 Tournaments
13 – D. Kodikara: Head, neck and facial injuries in cricket: A straight-drive through knowledge gaps
14 – S. Taliep: A four-week resistance training programme increases cricket bowling velocity
15 – K. Sai Aditya: Effect of Select Kinematic & Kinetic Variables on the Ball Speed in Cricket Fast Bowling – A 3D Biomechanical Investigation
16 – S. Feros: Eccentric rate of force development and its relationship with front knee kinematics and peak ball release speed in amateur pace bowlers
17 – S. Badhyal: Lower limb muscle force estimation for fast bowlers in cricket
18 – P. Gamage: Epidemiology of junior cricket injuries: a narrative review
19 – P. Gamage: Match injuries in Sri Lankan junior cricket: A prospective, longitudinal study
20 – N. Soomro: Design and Development of a Novel Cricket Injury Prevention Program (CIPP)
21 – N. Soomro: Cricket Injury Epidemiology in the 21st century: What is the burden?
22 – J. Bray: Monitoring fast bowlers training load: a practitioners perspective
23 – R. Crowther: Spinning characteristics of two cricket pitches with contrasting soil properties
24 – K.A. Thiagarajan: Comparing Elbow extension between over and around the wicket deliveries using 3D Biomechanical analysis in Indian off-spin bowlers
25 – L. Keylock: Reproducibility Assessment of a Musculoskeletal Screening Protocol in Junior Cricket Fast Bowlers, Conducted by a Non-clinician