Callum Wilson, AFCB and England Striker, On Campus For Expert Talk Event

On Tuesday 12 March, AECC University College welcomed Premier League star striker Callum Wilson onto campus in the first of their Spring Expert Talk Series. The free talks aim to educate and inspire the local community through a variety of health related topics.

Callum, who has been called up once again to the England squad, spoke in conversation with Jimmy Glass around his injury and detailed how the University College’s expertise and services played a part in his rehabilitation and recovery to ensure he was match ready.

Callum went on to speak about sport science, his training week, healthy relationships and competitiveness, psychology and nutrition, and how he works with a number of health professionals who support him to be the exceptional player that he is.

Callum Wilson, AFC Bournemouth with Dr Neil Osborne and Jimmy Glass

Image: AFCB's Callum Wilson; AECC University College's Director of Clinic, Dr Neil Osborne; and AFCB's Player Liaison Officer, Jimmy Glass.

AECC University College, who are AFC Bournemouth’s Official Player Performance Partners, play a significant role in training the health professionals of tomorrow, who are equipped with the skills to transform the lives of others. From elite athletes, to weekend warriors, to those who simply want to improve their health; the University College produces graduates who are well placed to benefit communities across the world.

The next free event in the University College’s Spring Expert Talk Series will be taking place at AFC Bournemouth’s Vitality Stadium on Tuesday 9th April, with AFCB Manager, Eddie Howe and Assistant Manager, Jason Tindall. Though this is a free event, attendees will need to be registered. Registration for the event will open in the coming days, so keep an eye out on the University College’s social feeds and website for more information.

Interested in a rewarding career where you can work alongside sports professionals and teams, or make a difference to the communities you care about? Discover where our health science courses could take you.

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