The British Basketball League (BBL) and Girls’s British Basketball League (WBBL) are delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Amir Pakravan as Chief Medical Officer (CMO).
A guide in Sport, Train and Musculoskeletal Medication, Dr Pakravan brings a wealth of medical expertise to the position having labored beforehand at Crystal Palace Soccer Membership, London Lions Basketball Membership, the NBA European video games, in addition to the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic video games.
As a part of his position, Dr Pakravan will work alongside the entire golf equipment, gamers and workers all through each league’s to assist with all types of participant medical care and wellbeing requirements. It will embody working an preliminary phased programme the place he’ll present suggestions and assist to assist with enhancements to every membership’s present medical provision. Throughout this time gamers throughout each the BBL and WBBL may also be invited to affix workshops on medical and wellbeing which will probably be led by Dr Pakravan.
Moreover, Dr Pakravan may also have duty for key areas resembling supporting officers with health and wellbeing, liaising with exterior stakeholders on any league broad medical processes, in addition to maximising training and messaging round points resembling anti-doping.
Talking on his arrival, Dr Pakravan stated:
“I’m very excited to be appointed because the CMO of BBL and WBBL and sit up for collaboratively working with the leagues, golf equipment and gamers in direction of setting and implementing the very best medical, security and wellbeing requirements for the game all of us love.”
BBL Chief Working Officer, Andy Webb, stated:
“I’m thrilled to welcome Dr Amir Pakravan to our group. Amir’s expertise inside elite skilled sport is outstanding and I’m positive he’ll assist us by offering the perfect welfare and wellbeing requirements to our gamers as a part of the BBL Helps programme.”
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