BBL and WBBL appoint new Chief Medical Officer


The British Basketball League (BBL) and Ladies’s British Basketball League (WBBL) are delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Amir Pakravan as Chief Medical Officer (CMO). 

A advisor in Sport, Train and Musculoskeletal Drugs, Dr Pakravan brings a wealth of medical expertise to the function 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 function, Dr Pakravan will work alongside the entire golf equipment, gamers and workers all through each league’s to help with all types of participant medical care and wellbeing requirements. This may embrace operating an preliminary phased programme the place he’ll present suggestions and help to assist with enhancements to every membership’s present medical provision. Throughout this time gamers throughout each the BBL and WBBL can even be invited to affix workshops on medical and wellbeing which might be led by Dr Pakravan. 

Moreover, Dr Pakravan can even have duty for key areas corresponding to supporting officers with health and wellbeing, liaising with exterior stakeholders on any league extensive medical processes, in addition to maximising training and messaging round points corresponding to anti-doping. 

Talking on his arrival, Dr Pakravan mentioned:

“I’m very excited to be appointed because the CMO of BBL and WBBL and look ahead to collaboratively working with the leagues, golf equipment and gamers in direction of setting and implementing the best medical, security and wellbeing requirements for the game all of us love.”

BBL Chief Working Officer, Andy Webb, mentioned:

“I’m thrilled to welcome Dr Amir Pakravan to our staff. Amir’s expertise inside elite skilled sport is outstanding and I’m positive he’ll help us by offering the most effective welfare and wellbeing requirements to our gamers as a part of the BBL Helps programme.” 

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