Ian Gatt is Head of Performance Services & Lead Physiotherapist for GB Boxing. He has over 20 years of clinical experience, having supported athletes on their path to success through several Olympic games: Athens 04, Beijing 08, London 12, Rio 16, and currently on the road to Tokyo 2020. He forms part of Team Anthony Joshua (Boxing Olympic and Professional Double World Champion), delivering injury reduction and management strategies within a multidisciplinary team. Ian is an Upper Limb Injury specialist with the prestigious English Institute of Sport (EIS), and is currently a PhD candidate in Wrist Biomechanics at Sheffield Hallam University. He has a passion for teaching, delivering regularly at workshops, conferences and online platforms on diverse topics linked to Upper Limb sport injuries. Ian is a regular visiting lecturer at University College London and Queen Mary University College London.
● Upper Limb Injury Specialist (keen interest in Hand-Wrist injuries); consultations provided in Olympic, Paralympic and Professional Sports, and general public
● Boxing Injury Specialist (Professional & Amateur); Injury Prevention & Management Strategies. Expertise in Hand Wrapping Techniques. Cutman duties at Major Events (Team AJ)
● Leadership Skills in Elite Sports; Understanding of diverse roles / projects / people skills required for a successful organisation to thrive
● National/International CPD events for associations interested in up-skilling their management of Upper Limb Injuries; 2 day ‘Sporting Upper Limb Masterclass’ & 1 day ‘Sporting Hand & Wrist’
● National/International presentations at conferences, workshops, university courses, and webinars on topics linked to Sporting Upper Limb Injuries
● Research/Publications in areas linked to Upper Limb injuries in Sports (keen interest in Hand-Wrist Injuries)