Ira Glick

Dr Glick is Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford Medical School and Director of the Schizophrenia Research Clinic at Stanford Hospital and internationally recognized psychiatric researcher, educator and clinician. He is also Board Member oft the International Society for Sport Psychiatry (ISSP), recognized as one of the pioneers of the field of sports psychiatry and worked with the NBA and NFL. His work fousses on the psychopathology and treatment of schizophrenia and long-term treatment outcome. Dr Glick has published over 200 articles/book chapters, eight books plus three model, psychopharmacology curriculums. He is one of the editors of the ASCP Model Psychopharmacology Curriculum for Training Directors and Teachers of Psychopharmacology in Psychiatric Residency Programs. This resource is used in residency programs in the US. Dr Glick is one of the editiors of «The ISSP Manual of Sports Psychiatry».


Vincent Gouttebarge

Dr Gouttebarge is Extraordinary Professor at the Section Sports Medicine of the University of Pretoria while working at the Orthopaedic Surgery department of the Amsterdam University Medical Centers and. He is a former professional footballer and Chief Medical Officer at FIFPRO (Football Players Worldwide), the international union for professional footballers. He is also Chair of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Mental Health Working Group, co-Director of the IOC Programs on Mental Health in Elite Sport, member of the Concussion Expert Group of the International Football Association Board (IFAB), member of the Medical Expert Group of the French Professional Football League (LFP). Gouttebarge is also member of the Editorial Board of the South African Journal of Sports Medicine and Injury Epidemiology. His work focusses on a wide range of sports medicine domains being relevant in professional sports with emphasis on football, focussed on protection and promotion of the physical, mental and social health of active and former professional athletes.


Alan Currie

Dr Currie is a Consultant Psychiatrist in the Regional Affective Disorders Service in the North East of England and visiting professor at the University of Sunderland in the Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences. He is Chair of the Royal College of Psychiatrists Sports and Exercise Psychiatry Special Interest Group (SEPSIG) and a member of the International Society for Sport Psychiatry (ISSP) and chair of the ISSP Scientific Committee. Over a 20-year period he has acted as a consultant to United Kingdom Anti-Doping in Sport (UKAD) and other national sports organisations and supported them in developing practice guidelines and educational materials. He has published on a range of sports psychiatry topics including editing an award winning handbook of Sports Psychiatry for clinicians and overseeing the 2007 UK Sport guidelines on eating disorders.

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