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Wayne Derman
Wayne Derman
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Category:
Speaker
Location:
Cape Town South Africa
Preferred Language:
English
Tags:
Health and wellness,Inspiration,motivation,Professional Speaker
Profile:
Wayne Derman is Professor of Sports and Exercise Medicine at the UCT / Sport Science Institute of South Africa and is Co-Director of the Clinical Sports Medicine Services and Research Group, incorporating the FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence and IOC Research Centre for Injury Prevention and Protection of Health of the Athlete.
 
He is a senior partner of Derman & Schwellnus Inc., the Sports Medicine Practice at the Sport Science Institute of South Africa. This practice provides specialist Sports Medical consulting services to the South African Rugby, Soccer, Cricket, Commonwealth, Olympic and Paralympic Teams as well as members of the public.
 
Professor Derman has played an important role in clinical support for South Africa’s athletes at International level. He fulfilled the positions of Chief Medical Officer for the South African Team to the Sydney 2000, Athens 2004 Olympic Games, Medical Officer for the South African Paralympic Team to Beijing in 2008 and Chief Medical Officer for the South African Paralympic Team in London in 2012.
 
He is presently a member of the International Paralympic Committee’s Medical Commission. In December to May 2002, he served as Flight Surgeon to Cosmonaught Mark Shuttleworth during the “First African in Space” mission in Russia and served as the Medical Officer for Cape Town for the FIFA 2010 World Cup.
 
Having diverse interests, he has been awarded many accolades in his career ranging from a Fellowship of the American College of Sports Medicine; the Val Schreire Award for the Outstanding Investigator in the Cardiovascular Field in Southern Africa; the Paul Harris award from Rotary International for community contribution; to a Mondi Award nomination for journalism.
 
In December 2004, Professor Derman was named recipient of the Department of Health and Health Professionals Council award for Excellence in Health Care in South Africa.

As of 1 July 2015, he will be taking up a new position as Director of the Institute of Sport & Exercise Medicine (SEM) within the Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences at the University of Stellenbosch. This new position as head of SEM, will develop and strengthen existing inter-faculty links to further research, teaching programmes and service provision across the multidisciplinary team already involved in sport and exercise medicine. Stellenbosch University has a rich and productive history of excellence in sport, sport science & medicine, physiotherapy, nutrition and biokinetics and is a popular national & international hub for elite athlete training.  Professor Derman will continue in his role as co-director of the IOC Research Centre of South Africa together with Martin Schwellnus as director, in Pretoria.
 
He is  is widely regarded as a popular entertaining and humorous educational and motivational speaker.
Wayne Derman is Professor of Sports and Exercise Medicine at the UCT / Sport Science Institute of South Africa and is Co-Director of the Clinical Sports Medicine Services and Research Group, incorporating the FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence and IOC Research Centre for Injury Prevention and Protection of Health of the Athlete.
 
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Synopsis:
PRESENTATIONS by Professor Wayne Derman

THE ZONE OF TOTAL ENGAGEMENT
Imagine the difference it will make to your life if you could achieve the same levels of performance in your endeavors as those achieved by Olympic and Paralympic athletes in their chosen sports. Dr Derman will share the latest scientific insights as well as the lessons learnt from work with International elite athletes, cosmonaughts and business leaders. This talk will focus on how to achieve a balance that facilitates optimal performance in ones own life, to create and zone of total engagement within surrounding chaos, and unleash the athlete within.


MARK SHUTTLEWORTH'S ODYSSEY; a personal physicians front row seat
This talk relives the medical and physiological challenges and hurdles Mark had to overcome to become the First African in Space. The extraordinary behind the scenes training for this mission is relived and the astonishing Russian space rituals are described. This talk provides insight into the Space Tourism industry and the personality who was awarded the South African Newsmaker of the Year award and has inspired a nation to reach for their dreams (visuals and video by Peter Ribton).


“STAYING YOUNG WHILST GETTING OLDER - without Botox Prozac or Viagra”
With “anti-agng”,”preventative medicine” and “wellness” fast becoming key buzz words in personal health care and performance, this talk provides both an entertaining and intellectual perspective aimed at encouraging the listener to evaluate their current state of health & wellbeing from a holistic perspective. This talk describes the aging process and how it affects each of us. It evaluates which risk-factors to watch out for at each stage of life and details which evidence based strategies are effective in the anti-ageing and preventative medicine realm. Dr Derman motivates the listener to take control of their lives and adopt the “5 step plan” for life quality and longevity.


“SECRETS OF THE ALCHEMISTS" - A behind the scenes tour of what really happens at the Paralympic games.
The South African Paralympic team to the 2008 Beijing Games was arguably the most successful multicoded team to an International event, winning 21 gold, 3 silver and 6 bronze medals. Discover the secrets behind the success of this team and the individual strategies these remarkable athletes employ to overcome adversity and transcend to excellence at the highest level. Learn how these principles can be used in one’s personal and professional life to ascend to excellence.


“HOW WE WON THE 2010 WORLD CUP – and other amazing stories”
A behind the scenes glimpse of what really happens at the World Cup

The FIFA 2010 World Cup was arguably the largest and most successful event ever hosted by South Africa and probably touched the lives of all South Africans. Whilst watching this event, did you ever wonder:

• How the stage management of the tournament seemed so faultless?
• Was the security of the Cape Town Stadium ever at risk?
• Why this world cup seemed different to all world cups you have seen before?
• What happens behind the scenes before the players come out onto the pitch?
• What happens behind the scenes after the final whistle is blown?
• What happens when a player gets injured?
• What is the legacy that has remained after FIFA has left our shores?

Join us to find out about the answers to these and other questions.
PRESENTATIONS by Professor Wayne Derman

THE ZONE OF TOTAL ENGAGEMENT
Imagine the difference it will make to your life if you could achieve the same levels of performance in your
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TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

- Data Projector which is compatable with his laptop = Acer Travelmate 4720
- White screen
- A microphone for large crowds
- Sound Jack
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