The Royal College of Chiropractors’ Sports Faculty
Secretary: Tim Button FRCC (Sport)
Director of Academic Affairs: Kay Pearce FRCC (Sport)
The RCCSF was formed following a merger of the College’s existing Sports Faculty and the British Chiropractic Sports Council. Its aims are as follows:
(i) To promote the art, science and practice of sports chiropractic
(ii) To improve and maintain standards in sports chiropractic for the benefit of patients;
(iii) To optimise athletic performance through the highest quality of chiropractic management, rehabilitation and prevention of sports related injuries;
(iv) To promote education, training and clinical research into the cause, treatment, rehabilitation and prevention of sports related injuries and the optimisation of athletic performance;
(v) To encourage the investigation and evaluation of sports performance;
(vi) To correlate and disseminate information regarding chiropractic management of sports related injuries to members and the chiropractic profession at large;
(vii) To establish the standardisation of the terminology of sports chiropractic within the chiropractic profession;
(viii) To seek specialist status;
(ix) To seek to maintain and develop the liaison with the student sports chiropractic organisations that have been established in the UK undergraduate colleges;
(x) To be the UK national subscribing member of the Internationale Fédèration de Chiropratique du Sport (“FICS”).
The RCCSF provides financial support for research projects by RCCSF members in the field of sports chiropractic (subject to advice from the RCC Research Committee), provides financial support to RCCSF members for educational purposes in the field of sports chiropractic, and provides RCCSF members with financial support for any other purpose in keeping with the stated aims of the RCCSF.