Webinar: Improving Tackle Training with Dr Sharief Hendricks
Join Dr. Sharief Hendricks on Tuesday, September 5 at 11:00am PDT for a presentation on improving tackle training. In-person and virtual options are available.
Dr. Hendricks will be talking about our work related to improving tackle training. He will also share a bit of his other work related to science communication, engaged scholarship/social accountability, and the well-being of cricketers.
Date: Tuesday, September 5 at 11 AM PDT
Location: BC Children’s Hospital SHY D308 and virtually via Zoom
Presented by: Dr. Sharief Hendricks
About Dr. Sharief Hendricks
Dr. Sharief Hendricks is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Cape Town and a Visiting Professor at Leeds Beckett University (UK). Sharief currently has over 100 peer-reviewed publications and Google h-index of 32. He has been awarded the prestigious University of Cape Town Fellows Young Researcher Award (2019), a three-time finalist for the TW Kambule-NSTF Researcher Award (2020,2021,2022) (an award for South Africa’s top scientist) and listed on the Mail and Guardian’s Top 200 Young South Africans (2019). He has also been awarded the European College of Sport Science Fellowship (FECSS) for his significant contribution to the field. He is currently the President of the South African Sports Medicine Association (the first non-physician to hold this position), and Chair of Research and Science for the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee’s (SASCOC) and Lead Researcher for the South African Cricketers’ Association. He is currently an Associate Editor for Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport Plus, BMJ Open Sport and Exercise Science, British Journal of Sports Medicine, and has been Social Media Editor for the European Journal of Sport Science for 10 years. Sharief has consulted for World Rugby, Federation of International Cricketers’ Associations, New Zealand Rugby Union, New Zealand Cricketers’ Association, and England National Rugby League. He is currently part of two professoriate fellowships – the South Africa Department of Higher Education, Science and Innovation Future Professors Programme Fellowship and the UCT Next Generation Professoriate Fellowship.
About BCIRPU Webinars
The BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit invites anyone in the field of injury prevention to join our webinar presentations. Speakers from around the world make presentations on relevant topics related to injury prevention, with a focus on evidence-based information and new research. Each year there are at least six one-hour presentations, which include time for questions from participants.