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Dr Mark E Batt

Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine

  • Dr Mark Batt is a Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine. He is an Honorary Professor at Nottingham University. He retired from The NHS in June 2020, now working at The Nottingham Spire Hospital.
     
    He trained at St Andrews, Cambridge and London Universities with a Fellowship in Sports medicine at The University of California. Since 1995, he has been in Nottingham as a Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine at the Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust: appointed Hon Professor in 2004. He has served as clinical director for Trauma and Orthopaedics. He was the Q-Active programme originator and director – a hospital-based workplace health and wellness programme. Since 2013 he has been Director of The Centre for Sport, Exercise and Osteoarthritis Research Versus Arthritis: stepped down June 2020.
     
    He has served as a consultant for The ECB, The RFL, British Gymnastics and The EIS. Since 2000 he has been a sports physician for The Wimbledon Tennis Championships, the ATP and WTA (retired 2021).
     
    He is past-President of the Faculty of Sport & Exercise Medicine (2009-2012) and chaired the workgroup that produced the successful case for Sport & Exercise Medicine as a specialty of medicine (2005).