Symposia

Session A – Symposium 1:
The role of human movement patterns in predicting and preventing ACL and other common injuries (90 minutes)

Chair: Anthony Beutler (USA)

Programme
Anthony Beutler(USA): Prospective risk factors and anterior cruciate ligament injury: Results from the JUMP-ACL cohort and beyond (20 minutes)

Stephen Marshall (USA): Movement pattern risk factors for patellofemoral pain and stress fracture: A new solution to some old problems (20 minutes)

Kenneth Cameron (USA): Can movement pattern change result in decreased injury? Effect of a 10-minute movement retraining program on subsequent lower extremity injury risk (15 minutes)

Darin Padua (USA): Optimizing movement pattern re-training programs: Lessons learned about supervision, retention, and acceptance (20 minutes)

Marshall, Padua, Beutler, Cameron: Panel discussion – What we know, what we don’t, and what we need to know next about movement patterns and musculoskeletal injury? (15 minutes)

Speakers
Anthony Beutler MD Lieutenant Colonel
Uniformed Services University
4301 Jones Bridge Road
Bethesda, MD 20814 USA

Stephen Marshall PhD Professor
Department of Epidemiology
Ste 500, Bank of America Bldg
Campus Box 7505
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 USA

Darin Padua PhD ATC Professor
Department of Exercise and Sport Science
216 Fetzer Hall CB# 8700
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 USA

Kenneth L. Cameron PhD MPH ATC Director
Keller Army Hospital
900 Washington Road
West Point, NY 10996 USA


Session B – Symposium 2:
Making a noise about sports injury prevention – the power of social media (90 minutes)

Chair: Caroline Finch (Australia)

Programme
Karim Khan (Canada): Overview of the ever-changing barrage of ‘social media’ for sports injury prevention and program implementation. Can facebook replace textbook? (10 minutes)

John Orchard (Australia): The clinician and team physician perspective on using social media for sports injury prevention (10 minutes)

Evert Verhagen (Netherlands): Mobile apps for sports injury prevention and treatment; an essential tool in team physicians’ and players’ pockets! (15 minutes)

Nello Marino (Australia): Sports Medicine Australia perspective: How a sporting federation can use social media for social good to promote sports injury prevention ( 10 minutes)

Caroline Finch (Australia): Embracing social media for research promotion and dissemination (15 minutes)

Claire Bower (England): A 2014/2015 update: The newest social media tools and the science behind using them and analysing their effectiveness (15 minutes)

Finch, Khan, Orchard, Verhagen, Marino, Bower: Panel discussion (15 minutes)

Speakers
Karim M Khan MD PhD Professor
Centre for Hip Health and Mobility / BJSM
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC, Canada V5Z 1M9

John Orchard MD PhD Associate Professor
School of Public Health
Western Ave Sports Clinic
University of Sydney NSW Australia 2006

Evert Verhagen PhD
Dept of Public and Occupational Health
VU University Medical Center
van der Boechorststraat 7
1081BT, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Nello Marino BAppSci GradDipMarketing Chief Executive Officer
Sports Medicine Australia
Albert Park, Victoria, Australia

Caroline F Finch BSc(Hons) MSc PhD Professor
Australian Centre for Research into Injury in Sport and its Prevention (ACRISP)
Centre for Healthy and Safe Sport
University of Ballarat, SMB Campus
Lydiard Street South, Ballarat, Victoria, 3350, Australia

Claire Bower MA
Digital Communications Manager, BMJ Journals
BMA House, Tavistock Square, London, England. WC1H 9JP


Session A – Symposium 3:
Preventing injuries in World Cup alpine skiing – research and implementation hand in hand (120 minutes)

Chairs: Roald Bahr (Norway) & Eero Hyvärinen (Finland)

Programme
Roald Bahr(Norway): Introduction – the FIS Injury Surveillance Program (ISS) (5 minutes)

Sophie Steenstrup (Norway): The risk of injury on the FIS World Cup: 8-year data from the FIS ISS (10 minutes)

Tone Bere (Norway): How injuries happen: Video analyses of injury mechanisms from World Cup races (20 minutes)

Kam Ming Mok (Norway): Knee joint kinematics of ACL injuries (10 minutes)

Svein Kleiven (Sweden ): Impact biomechanics of head injuries (10 minutes)

Jörg Spörri (Austria): Risk factor analysis: Input from stakeholders (10 minutes)

Erich Müller (Austria): Effect of ski design on injury risks (15 minutes)

Eero Hyvärinen (Finland): Translating research to action: The FIS risk management program (20 minutes)

Bahr, Steenstrup, Bere, Mok, Kleiven, Spörri, Müller, Hyvärinen: Panel discussion (20 minutes)

Speakers
Roald Bahr MD PhD Professor
Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center
Department of Sports Medicine, Norwegian School of Sports Sciences
Postboks 4014 Ullevål Stadion
0806 Oslo, Norway

Sophie Steenstrup PT MSc
Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center
Department of Sports Medicine, Norwegian School of Sports Sciences
Postboks 4014 Ullevål Stadion
0806 Oslo, Norway

Kam-Ming Mok MPhil
Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center
Department of Sports Medicine, Norwegian School of Sports Sciences
Postboks 4014 Ullevål Stadion
0806 Oslo, Norway

Tone Bere PT MSc
Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center
Department of Sports Medicine, Norwegian School of Sports Sciences
Postboks 4014 Ullevål Stadion
0806 Oslo, Norway

Erich Müller PhD Professor
Vice Rector for Teaching
University of Salzburg
Kapitelgasse 6
A-5020 Salzburg, Austria

Jörg Spörri ETH MSc
Department of Sport Science and Kinesiology/USI
University of Salzburg
Rifer Schlossallee 49
A-5400 Hallein-Rif, Austria

Svein Kleiven PhD Associate Professor
Kungliga Tekniska högskolan Skolan för teknik och hälsa
KTH Campus Flemingsberg
141 52 Huddinge, Sweden

Eero Hyvärinen, MD Member, FIS Medical Commission,
Dextra Medical Center
Department of Sports Traumatology
Raumantie 1
00350 Helsinki, Finland


Session B – Symposium 4:
Is it really possible to prevent sudden cardiac death in sport? (120 minutes)

Chairs: Greg Whyte (UK) & Hakim Chalabi (Qatar)

Programme
Mathew Wilson (Qatar): Overview of sudden cardiac death in young athletes (20 minutes)

Mats Börjesson (Sweden): Screening athletes for conditions predisposing to sudden cardiac death; current perspectives (20 minutes)

Michael Papadakis (UK): Impact of age, sex and ethnicity on the 12-lead ECG (20 minutes)

Sanjay Sharma (UK): Differentiating athlete’s heart from cardiomyopathy (20 minutes)

Jonathan Drezner (USA): Role of the automatic external defibrillator in preventing sudden cardiac death (20 minutes)

Whyte, Chalabi, Wilson, Börjesson, Papadakis, Sharma, Drezner: Panel discussion – Should all athletes diagnosed with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy be restricted from competitive sport? (20 minutes)

Speakers
Mathew Wilson PhD Cardiovascular Physiologist
Department of Sports Medicine
ASPETAR – Qatar Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Hospital
PO Box 29222
Doha, Qatar

Mats Börjesson MD PhD Professor
Åstrand laboratory
Swedish School of Sports and Health Science (GIH)
Lidingövägen 1
Stockholm, Sweden

Michael Papadakis MD PhD Senior Lecturer
Department of Cardiovascular Sciences
St George’s University of London
London, SW17 0RE, UK

Sanjay Sharma MD PhD Professor
Department of Cardiovascular Sciences
St George’s University of London
London, SW17 0RE, UK

Jonathan Drezner MD Professor
Department of Family Medicine
University of Washington
Box 354410
Seattle, WA 98195, USA

Greg Whyte PhD Professor
Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences
Liverpool John Moores University
Tom Reilly Building
Liverpool, L3 3AF, UK

Hakim Chalabi MD Assistant Chief Medical Officer
ASPETAR – Qatar Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Hospital
PO Box 29222
Doha, Qatar


Session A – Symposium 5:
Preventing heat-related problems in athletes (120 minutes)

Chairs: Sebastien Racinais (Qatar) & Ron Maughan (UK)

Programme
Martin Schwellnus (South Africa): Definition and clinical presentation of “heat illness” – what does it include? (20 minutes)

Roald Bahr (Norway/Qatar): New guidelines are needed to manage heat stress in elite sports – lessons from an international federation: The FIVB Heat Stress Monitoring Program (10 minutes)

Cristiano Eirale (Qatar): Playing football in a hot country – injury epidemiology of today and the road to Qatar 2022 (10 minutes)

Ron Maughan (UK): Prevention – the role of the athlete: What should athletes do on the day of competition? (15 minutes)

Sebastien Racinais (Qatar): Prevention – the role of the coaches: Can training prevent heat-related problems? (15 minutes)

Christophe Hausswirth (France): Prevention – the role of technology: Which tools and techniques can maintain the physical integrity of the athlete? (15 minutes)

Julien Periard (Qatar): Research – identifying athletes predisposed to exertional heat illness based on the heat-shock response (15 minutes)

Schwellnus, Bahr, Eirale, Maughan, Racinais, Hausswirth, Periard: Panel discussion (20 minutes)

Speakers
Martin Schwellnus MBBCh MSc (Med) MD FACSM FFIMS Professor
Department of Human Biology
Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Cape Town
Cape Town 7700, South Africa

Roald Bahr MD PhD Professor
Aspetar, Qatar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital
PoBx 29222, Doha, Qatar
Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center
Department of Sports Medicine, Norwegian School of Sports Sciences
Postboks 4014 Ullevål Stadion
0806 Oslo, Norway

Cristiano Eirale MD Dr
Aspetar, Qatar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital
PoBx 29222
Doha, Qatar

Ron Maughan PhD Professor
School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences
Loughborough University
Loughborough LE11 3TU, United Kingdom

Sebastien Racinais PhD
Aspetar, Qatar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital
PoBx 29222
Doha, Qatar

Christophe Hausswirth PhD
INSEP – Service Recherche
11, avenue du Tremblay – 75012 Paris, France

Julien Periard PhD
Aspetar, Qatar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital
PoBx 29222
Doha, Qatar


Session B – Symposium 6:
Prevention of the jumper’s knee: Jumping to conclusions or not? (120 min)

Chair: Johannes (Hans) Zwerver (Netherlands)

Programme
Johannes Zwerver (Netherlands): What is the extent of the problem? (10 minutes)

Jill Cook (Australia): Patellar tendinopathy – continuum of tendon pathology (15 minutes)

Håvard Visnes (Norway): Risk factors for the jumper’s knee (15 minutes)

Henk van der Worp (Netherlands): Jumper’s knee or lander’s knee? Biomechanical aspects (15 minutes)

Hans van Schie (Netherlands): Ultrasound Tissue Characterization; a new method to visualize and monitor tendon pathology (15 minutes)

Sam Rosengarten (Australia): Use of UTC in prevention of patellar tendon problems (15 minutes)

Jill Cook (Australia): Prevention of the jumper’s knee? Evidence and practical aspects (15 minutes)

Cook, Visnes, van der Worp, van Schie, Rosengarten, Zwerver: Panel discussion – How can we reduce the incidence of the jumper’s knee; future directions for prevention research and implementation? (20 minutes)

Speakers
Johannes Zwerver MD PhD
Centre for Sports Medicine
University Medical Center Groningen
PO Box 300001, The Netherlands

Jill Cook PT PhD Professor
Department of Physiotherapy, School of Primary Health Care, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Monash University – Peninsula Campus
PO Box 527, Frankston, Victoria, 3199, Australia

Håvard Visnes MD PT
Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center,
Postbox 4014 – Ullevål Stadion
0806 Oslo, Norway

Henk van der Worp PhD
Centre for Sports Medicine
University Medical Center Groningen
PO Box 300001, The Netherlands

Hans van Schie PhD Professor
UTCimaging Research
Raaphorstlaan 18 B
2245 BG Wassenaar, The Netherlands

Sam Rosengarten BPhty, M Sports physio
Carlton Football Club
PO Box 83, Carlton North Vic 3054, Australia


Session C – Symposium 7:
International perspectives on prevention of sport-related concussion: Are we gaining ground? (120 minutes)

Chairs: Kevin Guskiewicz (USA) & Jon Patricios (South Africa)

Programme
Kevin Guskiewicz (USA): Building an effective public health framework for concussion prevention: Is it possible? (3 minutes)

Michael McCrea (USA): Influence of athlete attitudes and awareness in concussion prevention: What are we up against? (17 minutes)

Richard Ellenbogen (USA): Game changing policy geared toward concussion prevention: The NFL experience (17 minutes)

Jon Patricios: Necks, nuts and ‘nocks': How South African rugby plays smart (17 minutes)

Ryan Kohler (Australia): Concussion prevention models and outcomes in Olympic sports and Australian rules football (17 minutes)

Kevin Guskiewicz: The science and technology of sport concussion: Translating data collection into concussion prevention (12 minutes)

David Epstein (USA): The media’s role in concussion prevention: Putting an invisible injury into print (17 minutes)

Panel Discussion (20 minutes)

Speakers
Kevin Guskiewicz PhD ATC FACSM Professor
Department of Exercise and Sport Science
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
204 Fetzer Hall CB# 8700
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 USA

Michael McCrea PhD ABPP Professor
Departments of Neurosurgery and Neurology
Medical College of Wisconsin
9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53226

Richard G. Ellenbogen MD FACS Professor
Department of Neurological Surgery
University of Washington
Co-Chair, Head Neck and Spine Medical Committee, National Football League

Jon Patricios MBBCh MMedSci FACSM FFSEM
The Centre for Sports Medicine & Orthopedics
Johannesburg, South Africa

Ryan Kohler M.B.Ch.B, MPhil (Sports Med), FFIMS, FFSEM, FACSM, FACSP
Australian Sports Commission
Faculty of Health, University of Canberra
Canberra Australia 2061

David Epstein Senior Writer
Sports Illustrated
New York, NY, USA


Session A – Symposium 8:
Prevention of hamstring injuries in competitive athletes – translating research into evidence-based practice (90 min)

Chair: Juan Manuel Alonso (Qatar) & Simon S. Yeung (Hong Kong)

Programme
Juan Manuel Alonso (Qatar): What is the current incident rate of hamstring injuries in elite athletes? (10 minutes)

Carl Askling (Sweden): Injury mechanism of acute hamstring injuries makes a difference to treatment and prognosis (15 minutes)

Ella Yeung (Hong Kong): The pathophysiology of hamstring injuries, what we can learn from basic science research (10 minutes)

Simon S. Yeung (Hong Kong): Which screening tools can predict hamstring injuries in competitive athletes? (10 minutes)

Jan Ekstrand (Sweden): Can MRI predict the prognosis and return to sports following hamstring injuries? (15 minutes)

Nikolas Malliaropoulos (Greece): What are the evidences to guide and support the prevention and rehabilitation of hamstring injuries? (15 minutes)

Alonso, Askling, Yeung, Yeung, Ekstrand, Malliaropoulos: Panel discussion – An integrated approach to hamstring injury prevention: The challenges ahead (15 minutes)

Speakers
Juan Manuel Alonso MD PhD
Chair, IAAF Medical and Anti-doping Commission
ASPETAR – Qatar Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Hospital
PO Box 29222
Doha, Qatar

Carl Askling PT PhD
The Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences and the Section of Orthopaedics and
Sports Medicine, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet
Stockholm, Sweden

Ella W. Yeung PT PhD Associate Professor
Invited medical expert for the China National Teams to London Olympic Games
Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hung Hom, Hong Kong

Simon S. Yeung PT PhD Associate Professor
Chief Physiotherapist, Hong Kong Delegation to London Olympics Games
Senior Vice Chairman, Hong Kong Amateur Athletics Association
Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hung Hom, Hong Kong

Jan Ekstrand MD PhD Professor
Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Linköping University
Linkoping, Sweden

Nikolaos G. Malliaropoulos MD ,Msc ,PhD,FFSEM(UK)
Sports Medicine Physician-EJU Medical Committee Member
General Secretary ECOSEP
Sports Medicine Clinic of S.E.G.A.S.
Thessaloniki, Greece


Session B – Symposium 9:
Taking the lab to the game: Towards innovative field-based injury screening and prevention (90 min)

Chair: Scott McLean (USA)

Programme
Scott McLean (USA): Introduction – Moving from the lab to the field: A timely and critical step in effective sports injury risk screening and prevention (5 minutes)

Tron Krosshaug (Norway): Integrated video and computational analysis of injury situations in naturalistic game setting – potential for moving beyond the lab (15 minutes)

Uwe Kersting (Denmark): Modeling-based estimation of true joint contact forces – perspectives for injury risk estimations in real competitions (15 minutes)

Grant Goulet (USA): Developing field-based morphomechanical predictors of injury risk and performance (15 minutes)

Matthias Gilgien (Norway): On slope injury risk assessment in alpine ski racing – a combined GPS and inertial sensor approach (15 minutes)

Scott McLean: Where to from here? The next steps in successfully achieving real-time field based athlete risk assessment (10 minutes)

McLean, Krosshaug, Kersting, Goulet, Gilgien: Panel discussion – Taking the lab to the game: Benefits, pitfalls and future directions? (15 minutes)

Speakers
Scott McLean PhD
School of Kinesiology
University of Michigan
401 Washtenaw Ave
Ann Arbor, MI, USA, 48109

Tron Krosshaug PhD
Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center
Department of Sports Medicine, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences
PO Box 4014 Ullevål stadion
0806 Oslo, Norway

Uwe Kersting PhD
Aalborg University
Center for Sensory-Motor Interaction
Fredrik Bajers Vej 7D3
9220 Aalborg, Denmark

Grant Goulet PhD
School of Kinesiology
University of Michigan
401 Washtenaw Ave
Ann Arbor, MI, USA, 48109

Matthias Gilgien MsC
Department of Physical Performance
Norwegian School of Sport Sciences
PO Box 4014 Ullevål stadion
0806 Oslo, Norway


Session C – Symposium 10:
Only mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun; the prevention of injuries and illness in elite tennis player (90 minutes)

Chair: Michael Turner (UK)

Programme
Babette Pluim (Netherlands): Braces or Aces – a risk benefits analysis of tennis; what is the extent of the problem? (15 minutes)

Evert Verhagen (Netherlands): Baseline basics – a year in the life of 75 elite junior tennis players; risk factors for injuries and illness (15 minutes)

Julien Périard (Qatar): Serve and volley in the sun – the prevention of heat illness in elite tennis players at 40°C (15 minutes)

Babette Pluim (Netherlands): Game, set and match – achieving population change by the development of healthy tennis clubs (15 minutes)

Turner, Pluim, Verhagen, Periard: Panel discussion – What more can tennis do to protect the players? (30 minutes)

Speakers
Michael Turner MB BS FFSEM Chief Medical Adviser
Lawn Tennis Association
100 Priory Lane
London SW15 5JQ, United Kingdom

Babette Pluim MD PhD Chief Medical Adviser
Royal Netherlands Lawn Tennis Association (KNLTB)
Displayweg 4
Amersfoort 3821 BT, Netherlands

Evert Verhagen PhD Assistant Professor
Department of Public and Occupational Health
EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Centre
Van de Boechorststraat 7
Amsterdam 1081 BT, Netherlands

Julien Périard PhD Research Scientist
Research and Education Centre
ASPETAR, Qatar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital
P.O. Box 29222, Doha, Qatar


Session A – Symposium 11:
Can rule and regulation changes be used to prevent injuries in football codes? (90 minutes)

Chair: Hugh Seward (Australia)

Programme
Hugh Seward (Australia): Overview of rule changes to prevent injury (Australian Football, NFL, Rugby, Football) (15 minutes)

Caroline Finch (Australia): Using injury surveillance to identify potential for rule change and monitor outcomes (15 minutes)

Paul McCrory (Australia): Rules to reduce concussion incidence (15 minutes)

Michael Makdissi (Australia): Rules to reduce musculoskeletal injuries (e.g. ACL, hamstrings etc) (15 minutes)

John Orchard (Australia), Martin Raftery (Autralia), Jeff Steinweg (Australia): Case studies (15 minutes)

Seward, Finch, McCrory, Makdissi, Orchard, Raftery, Steinweg: Panel discussion (15 minutes)

Speakers
Hugh Seward MBBS DObst RCOG Adjunct Senior Research Fellow
Executive Officer AFL Medical Officers Association
24 Buckland Ave, Newtown, Victoria, 3220,Australia

Caroline Finch PhD Professor
Centre for Healthy and Safe Sport
University of Ballarat, SMB Campus
Lydiard Street South, Ballarat, Victoria, 3350, Australia

Paul McCrory MBBS PhD Associate Professor
The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health
Melbourne Brain Centre – Austin Campus
245 Burgundy Street
Heidelberg Vic 3084 Australia

Michael Makdissi MBBS PhD
Olympic Park Sports Medicine Centre
Olympic Bvd, AAMI Park
Melbourne, Australia 3004

John Orchard MD PhD Associate Professor
School of Public Health, University of Sydney,
Sydney NSW, Australia 2006

Martin Raftery MBBS Chief Medical Officer
International Rugby Board
249 Woolooware Rd
Cronulla 2230, Australia

Jeff Steinweg MBBS
Chief Medical Officer, Football Federation of Australia
82 Alt St, Queens Park
NSW 2022 Australia


Session B – Symposium 12:
Preventing achilles tendon problems (90 minutes)

Chair: Erik Witvrouw (Qatar)

Programme
Nele Mahieu (Belgium) : What is the extent of the problem? (10 minutes)

Erik Witvrouw (Qatar): Risk factors for achilles tendon problems (10 minutes)

Alexander Scott (Canada): Role of tendon blood flow? (15 minutes)

Nele Mahieu (Denmark): Role of eccentric training? (15 minutes)

Duncan Reid (New Zealand): Role of stretching? (15 minutes)

Erik Witvrouw (Qatar): Future directions for achilles tendon injury prevention research? (10 minutes)

Mahieu, Witvrouw, Scott, Mahieu, Reid: Panel discussion (15 minutes)

Speakers
Nele Mahieu, PT, PHD
Ghent University
De Pintelaan 185,3B3
9000 Gent, Belgium

Erik Witvrouw
ASPETAR – Qatar Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Hospital
PO Box 29222
Doha, Qatar

Alexander Scott
University of British Columbia
2177 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver, Canada

Duncan Reid
Auckland University of Technology
0627 Auckland, New Zealand


Session A – Symposium 13:
Prevention of football injuries at the elite level (120 min)

Chair: Thor Einar Andersen (Norway)

Programme
Jan Ekstrand (Sweden): The extent of the problem (10 minutes)

Thor Einar Andersen (Norway): The mechanisms and risk factors (10 minutes)

Ben Clarsen (Australia/Norway): The challenge of recording overuse injuries (10 minutes)

Torbjørn Soligard(Norway/Switzerland): Load management as injury prevention in football (10 minutes)

Raymond Verheijen (Netherlands): Periodization in football (10 minutes)

John Bjørneboe (Norway): Rule change can reduce potential injuries (10 min)

Mario Bizzini (Switzerland): Worldwide implementation of The 11+ (10 minutes)

Ekstrand, Andersen, Clarsen, Verheijen, Bjørneboe, Soligard, Bizzini: Panel discussion (20 minutes)

Speakers
Jan Ekstrand MD PhD Professor
Linköping University, Sweden
1st vice Chairman of UEFA Medical Committee
Solstigen 3
58943 Linköping, Sweden

Thor Einar Andersen MD PhD Associate Professor
Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center
Department of Sports Medicine
Norwegian School of Sport Sciences,
PO Box 4014, Ullevaal Stadion
0806 Oslo, Norway

Ben Clarsen PT Research Fellow
Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center
Department of Sports Medicine
Norwegian School of Sport Sciences,
PO Box 4014 Ullevål Stadion
0806 Oslo, Norway

Raymond Verheijen, MSc, Director of World Football Academy
World Football Academy
Burg. Stramanweg 102T
1101 AA Amsterdam
Netherlands

John Bjørneboe MD PhD Research Fellow
Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center
Department of Sports Medicine
Norwegian School of Sport Sciences,
PO Box 4014 Ullevål Stadion
0806 Oslo, Norway

Torbjørn Soligard PhD Research Scientist
Medical & Scientific department
International Olympic Committee
Château de Vidy
1007 Lausanne, Switzerland

Mario Bizzini PT PhD Research Scientist
FIFA – Medical Assessment & Research Centre
Schulthess Klinik
Lenggalde 2,
8008, Zürich, Switzerland


Session B – Symposium 14:
To screen or not to screen? An international perspective on the IOC consensus statement on Periodic Health Evaluation (PHE) of elite athletes (120 minutes)

Chairs: Stephen Targett (Qatar) & Lars Engebretsen (Norway)

Programme
Lars Engebretsen (Norway): Introduction the IOC consensus statement on PHE, still valid 5 years on? (10 minutes)

Cindy Chang (USA): Screening from a North American perspective (15 minutes)

Martin Schwellnus (South Africa): Screening of mass participation events the two oceans marathon experience (20 minutes)

Bruce Hamilton (New Zealan): Screening in the Middle East the Aspetar experience (20 minutes)

Stephen Targett (Qatar): Is there any role for routine blood tests in the PHE (15 minutes)

Roald Bahr (Norway): Why risk factor screening will not help us identify the at-risk athlete (20 minutes)

Engebretsen, Chang, Schwellnus, Targett, Hamilton, Bahr: Panel discussion – To screen or not to screen? (20 minutes)

Speakers
Lars Engebretsen MD PhD Professor
Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center
Department of Sports Medicine
Norwegian School of Sports Sciences
PO Box 4014 Ullevål Stadion
0806 Oslo, Norway

Roald Bahr MD PhD Professor
Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center
Department of Sports Medicine
Norwegian School of Sports Sciences
PO Box 4014 Ullevål Stadion
0806 Oslo, Norway

Martin Schwellnus MD PhD Professor
Sport and Exercise Medicine, Department of Human Biology
Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa

Cindy Chang MD Chief Medical Officer US Olympic Team 2012
Family Medicine/Sports Medicine Specialist and Team Physician
University of California at Berkeley
2222 Bancroft Way # 2300
Berkeley, CA 94720, USA

Bruce Hamilton MB ChB Chief of Sports Medicine
Medical Lead High Performance Sport NZ / NZ Olympic Committee
Millennium Institute of Sport & Health, 17 Antares Place, Mairangi Bay 0632 Postal Address: PO Box 302 563, North Harbour, Auckland 0751, New Zealand.

Stephen Targett MB ChB Sports Medicine Physician
Aspetar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital
PO Box 29222
Doha, Qatar


Session C – Symposium 15:
Female athlete triad coalition consensus statement: New guidelines for prevention, screening, treatment, and return to play (120 minutes)

Chair: Margo Mountjoy (Canada)

Programme
Margo Mountjoy (Canada): Introduction of new consensus guidelines for prevention, management and return to play for the female athlete triad (5 minutes)

Jorunn Sundgot-Borgen (Norway): Red light, yellow light, green light: A model for healthy changes in eating behaviors (20 minutes)

Elizabeth Joy (USA): Early detection and prevention strategies of disordered eating in female athletes (20 minutes)

Mary Jane De Souza (USA): Translating research into practice to prevent consequences of the female athlete triad (20 minutes)

Aurelia Nattiv (USA): Secondary prevention: Return to play guidelines for the female athlete triad (20 minutes)

Margo Mountjoy (Canada): Implementation of new guidelines for clearance and return to play: Call to action for rule change and dissemination (15 minutes)

Mountjoy, Sundgot-Borgen, Joy, De Souza, Nattiv: Panel discussion (20 minutes)

Speakers
Margo Mountjoy MD CCFP FCFP FACSM Dip Sport Med
McMaster University School of Medicine
570 Kortright Rd., W.
Guelph, ON N1G3W8, Canada

Jorunn Sungot-Borgen PhD FACSM Professor
Department of Sports Medicine
Norwegian School of Sports Sciences
PO Box 4014 Ullevål Stadion
0806 Oslo, Norway

Elizabeth Joy MD MPH FACSM Professor
Intermountain Healthcare
36 S. State St., 16th floor
Salt Lake City, UT 84111, USA

Mary Jane De Souza PhD FACSM Professor
The Pennsylvania State University
College of Health and Human Development
Women’s Health and Exercise Lab
104 Noll Laboratory
University Park, PA 16802, USA

Aurelia Nattiv MD FACSM Professor
UCLA Departments of Family Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
10833 Le Conte Avenue
Room 50-080 Center for Health Sciences
Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA


Session A – Symposium 16:
Screening for ACL injury risk using drop jump tasks – does it work? (90minutes)

Chair: Tron Krosshaug (Norway)

Programme
Tron Krosshaug (Norway): Introduction (5 minutes)

Tim Hewett (USA): Knee valgus angles and abduction moments CAN predict ACL injuries (15 minutes)

James Slauterbeck (USA): The Landing Error Scoring System (LESS) does NOT predict ACL injuries in high-scool and college athletes (15 minutes)

Darin Padua (USA): The JUMP ACL study – drop jump tasks CAN predict ACL injuries in US military cadets (15 minutes)

Eirik Kristianslund (Norway): Can ACL injury risk be predicted through vertical drop jump screening in elite athlete handball and football players? (15 minutes)

Krosshaug, Hewett, Slauterbeck, Padua, Kristianslund: Panel discussion – Does screening for ACL injury risk using drop jump tasks work? (25 minutes)

Speakers
Tron Krosshaug PhD Associate Professor
Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center
Department of Sports Medicine
Norwegian School of Sport Sciences
PO Box 4014 Ullevaal stadion
0806 Oslo, Norway

Tim Hewett PhD Professor
The Sports Health & Performance Institute
Departments of Physiology & Cell Biology, Orthopaedic Surgery,
Family Medicine and Biomedical Engineering
Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
2050 Kenny Road, Suite 3100
Columbus, OH 43221, USA

James Slauterbeck MD PhD Associate Professor
Department of Orthopedic surgery
University of Vermont College of medicine
Rm 438A Stafford Hall, 95 Carrigan Drive
Burlington, VT USA 05405-0084

Darin Padua PhD ATC Professor
Department of Exercise & Sport Science
University of North Carolina
214 Fetzer Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8700, USA

Eirik Kristianslund MD Research Fellow
Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center
Department of Sports Medicine
Norwegian School of Sport Sciences
PO Box 4014 Ullevaal stadion
0806 Oslo, Norway


Session B – Symposium 17:
Maximising sports injury prevention program impact – issues of implementation, context and compliance across the sports delivery system (90 minutes)

Chair: Evert Verhagen (Netherlands)

Programme
Caroline Finch (Australia): Why implementation needs to have multiple targets and approaches (10 minutes)

Alex Donaldson (Australia): Fostering implementation of a lower limb injury prevention exercise training program among community Australian football coaches (15 minutes)

Carolyn Emery (Canada): The challenge of culture change: Working toward body checking policy change in Canadian youth ice hockey (15 minutes)

Martin Raftery (Ireland): Challenges of implementing the International Rugby Board safety and medical guidelines across international boundaries (15 minutes)

Allison Metz (USA): No need to reinvent the ball: Incorporating the learnings from implementation science into sports injury prevention research (15 minutes)

Verhagen, Finch, Donaldson, Emery, Raftery, Metz: Panel discussion – How can sports injury researchers work better with sporting bodies and government to improve the dissemination and implementation of safety policies and programs? (20 minutes)

Speakers
Evert Verhagen PhD Associate Professor
Dept of Public and Occupational Health
VU University Medical Center
van der Boechorststraat 7
1081BT, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Caroline Finch PhD Professor
Centre for Healthy and Safe Sport
University of Ballarat, SMB Campus
Lydiard Street South, Ballarat, Victoria, 3350, Australia

Alex Donaldson DHSc Research Fellow
Australian Centre for Research into Injury in Sport and its Prevention (ACRISP)
Federation University, SMB Campus Lydiard Street South
Ballarat, Victoria, 3350 Ballarat 3353 VIC, Australia

Carolyn Emery PT PhD Professor
Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre
Faculty of Kinesiology
University of Calgary
2500 University Dr. NW
Calgary, Alberta, T2N1N4, Canada

Martin Raftery MBBS FACSP Chief Medical Officer
International Rugby Board
Huguenot House
35–38 St Stephens Green
Dublin 2, Ireland

Allison Metz PhD Associate Director
National Implementation Research Network
Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
521 S. Greensboro Street Carrboro
NC 27510, USA


Session C – Symposium 18:
The groin-injury iceberg – looking beneath the surface (90 minutes)

Chair: Per Hölmich (Denmark/Qatar) & Bert Mandelbaum (USA)

Programme
Martin Hägglund (Sweden): Groin injury epidemiology across sports and gender (15 minutes)

Johannes Tol (Qatar): Acute or chronic injuries – when to prevent (15 minutes)

Bert Mandelbaum (USA): Diagnostic imaging – convincing or confusing! (15 minutes)

Per Hölmich (Denmark/Qatar): Clinical entities – focus of prevention? (15 minutes)

Kristian Thorborg (Denmark): What exercises is relevant for prevention (15 minutes)

Hägglund, Tol, Mandelbaum, Hölmich, Thorborg: Panel discussion – Did we uncover the target for the next trial? (15 minutes)

Speakers
Martin Hägglund RPT PhD
Football Research Group
Department of Medical and Health Sciences
Linköping University
581 83 Linköping, Sweden

Per Hölmich MD Associate Professor
Clinical Lead Aspetar Sports Groin Pain Center
Aspetar, Qatar Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Hospital
PO Box 29222, Doha, Qatar
& Arthroscopic Centre Amager
Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre
Italiensvej 1, 2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark

Bert R. Mandelbaum MD DHL (hon)
Santa Monica Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Group
2020 Santa Monica Blvd
Santa Monica, California, 90404, USA

Kristian Thorborg RPT PhD Associate Professor
Arthroscopic Centre Amager
Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre
Italiensvej 1
2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark

Johannes Tol MD PhD
ASPETAR, Qatar Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Hospital
PO Box 29222
Doha, Qatar


Session A – Symposium 19:
Prevention – why eccentric? (90 minutes)

Chair: Per Hölmich (Denmark) & Michael Kjaer (Denmark)

Programme
Per Hölmich (Denmark): Clinical evidence of eccentric exercise in injury-prevention (15 minutes)

Michael Kjaer (Denmark): Muscle-tendon responses to specific loading in health and disease (15 minutes)

Kristian Thorborg (Denmark): The role of specific strength-deficits related to injury (15 minutes)

Carl Askling (Sweden): Avoiding re-injury in muscle and tendon (15 minutes)

Mette Zebis (Denmark): Exercise specificity in sports-injury prevention (15 minutes)

Hölmich, Kjaer, Thorborg, Askling, Zebis: Panel discussion – Is eccentric exercise essential for prevention? (15 minutes)

Speakers
Carl Askling PT PhD Professor
The Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences
Section of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery
Karolinska Institute
11486 Stockholm, Sweden

Per Hölmich MD Associate Professor
Arthroscopic Center Amager
Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre
Italiensvej 1
2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark

Michael Kjaer MD DMsci Professor
Institute of Sports Medicine M81
Bispebjerg Hospital
University of Copenhagen
Bispebjerg Bakke 23, 2400 NV, Denmark

Kristian Thorborg RPT PhD Associate Professor
Arthroscopic Center Amager
Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre
Italiensvej 1
2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark

Mette Zebis MSc PhD Senior Researcher
Gait Analysis Laboratory
Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre
Kettegaard Alle 30
2650 Hvidovre, Denmark


Session B – Symposium 20:
Staying out of hot water: Reducing hyperthermic illness and injury risk in aquatic endurance athletes (90 minutes)

Chair: Margo Mountjoy (Canada)

Programme
Margo Mountjoy(Canada): Introduction (5 minutes)

Michael Bergeron (USA): Energy exchange in swimmers – when heat transfer is not sufficient (15 minutes)

David Gerrard (New Zealand): Competing in open water events: New findings to guide research-informed athlete safety (20 minutes)

Sergio Migliorini (Italy): Prevention of hyperthermic illness and injury in triathlon: Challenges and practical solutions (15 minutes)

Margo Mountjoy(Canada): FINA, ITU and the IOC: Preventing hyperthermic health consequences – the way ahead (20 minutes)

Mountjoy, Bergeron, Gerrard, Migliorini: Panel discussion and questions (15 minutes)

Speakers
Margo Mountjoy MD CCFP FCFP FACSM Dip Sport Med
FINA Bureau Sports Medicine Liaison
Canada

Sergio Migliorini MD
ITU Sports Medicine Chairman
Italy

Michael Bergeron PhD FACSM
Sanford School of Medicine
USA

David Gerrard MD
FINA Sports Medicine Vice Chairman
New Zealand


Session C – Symposium 21:
Ahead of injuries; sports injury prevention from a psychological point of view (90 minutes)

Chair: Urban Johnson (Sweden)

Programme
Urban Johnson (Sweden): Introduction and theoretical framework, pre-injury (20 minutes)

Andreas Ivarsson (Sweden): Psychological predictors and risk factors for injuries among soccer players (20 minutes)

Ulrika Tranaeus (Sweden): Psychological prevention intervention, a cluster RCT study among elite floorball players (20 minutes)

Urban Johnson (Sweden): Future in the psychological field of sports injury prevention (15 minutes)

Johnson, Ivarsson, Tranaeus: Panel discussion – How can psychology contribute to sports injury prevention? (15 minutes)

Speakers
Urban Johnson PhD Professor
Centre of Research on Welfare, Health and Sport, HOS
Halmstad University
Box 823
SE-301 18 Halmstad, Sweden

Andreas Ivarsson MSc
Centre of Research on Welfare, Health and Sport, HOS
Halmstad University
Box 823
SE-301 18 Halmstad, Sweden

Ulrika Tranæus DN MSc
Stockholm Sports Trauma Research Center
Karolinska institutet
Capio Artro Clinic
Box 5605
SE-114 86 Stockholm, Sweden


Session A – Symposium 22:
ACL prevention in female handball and football – any specific considerations? (120 minutes)

Chair: Grethe Myklebust (Norway)

Programme
Grethe Myklebust (Norway): Introduction and epidemiology (5 minutes)

Agnethe Nilstad (Norway): ACL injury risk factors (15 minutes)

Torbjørn Soligard (Switzerland): The impact of fatigue on risk of injury (15 minutes)

Markus Waldén (Sweden): What is the content of effective programs? (15 minutes)

Mette Zebis (Denmark): How does the prevention exercises work? (15minutes)

Mario Bizzini (Switzerland): Lessons learned from the 11+ (10 minutes)

Tron Krosshaug (Norway): Is there a safe cutting technique? (10 minutes)

Grethe Myklebust (Norway): The Norwegian ACL handball experience, how to prevent and keep the numbers low? (10 minutes)

Myklebust, Nilstad, Waldén, Zebis, Soligard, Bizzini, Krosshaug: Panel discussion – Future directions for ACL prevention among female handball and football players (25 minutes)

Speakers
Grethe Myklebust PT PhD
Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center
Department of Sports Medicine
Norwegian School of Sports Sciences
PO Box 4014 Ullevål Stadion
0806 Oslo, Norway

Agnethe Nilstad
Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center
Department of Sports Medicine
Norwegian School of Sports Sciences
PO Box 4014 Ullevål Stadion
0806 Oslo, Norway

Markus Waldén, MD PhD
Football Research Group
Department of Medical and Health Sciences
Linköping University
581 83 Linköping, Sweden

Mette Kreutzfeldt Zebis MSc PhD
Gait Analysis Laboratory
Hvidovre Hospital
Kettegaard Alle 30
2650 Hvidovre, Denmark

Torbjørn Soligard PhD
International Olympic Committee
Château de Vidy
1007 Lausanne, Switzerland

Mario Bizzini PT PhD
FIFA – Medical Assessment & Research Centre
Schulthess Clinic
Lengghalde 2
8008 Zürich, Switzerland

Tron Krosshaug PhD
Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center
Department of Sports Medicine, Norwegian School of Sports Sciences
PO Box 4014 Ullevål Stadion
0806 Oslo, Norway


Session B – Symposium 23:
Rugby Sevens World Series – implementing a series-wide injury and illness prevention programme to minimise the impact of the inter-continental travel requirements (120 minutes)

Chair: Martin Raftery (Australia)

Programme
Martin Raftery (Australia): Introduction – prevention challenges in an international competition series (10 minutes)

Colin Fuller (Ireland): Injury surveillance – setting the injury prevention objectives (15 minutes)

Simon Kemp (UK): Injury causation clues – match and training load requirements in elite sevens rugby. A comparison with15 a side rugby (10 minutes)

Martin Schwellnus (South Africa): The impact of international frequent travel on injury and illness in sevens rugby (15 minutes)

Philippe Decq (France): Concussion assessment, management and prevention in sevens rugby. Specific issues – multiple games per day, impact of international travel and back to back tournaments (10 minutes)

Garrett Coughlan (Ireland): Preventing re-occurrence of injury using objective return to play strategies – global positioning systems (10 minutes)

Ross Tucker (South Africa): Maximizing recovery to reduce the impact of international travel and repeated same day competition demands (15 minutes)

Martin Schwellnus (South Africa): Preventing the negative impacts of travel and its potential to cause injury (15 minutes)

Rafery, Fuller, Kemp, Schwellnus, Decq, Coughlan, Tucker: Panel discussion – What are the impacts of repetitive international travel on high intensity exercise, injury and illness?  (20 minutes)

Speakers
Martin Raftery MBBS FACSP
Chief Medical Officer
International Rugby Board
249 Woolooware Rd
Cronulla 2230, Australia

Colin Fuller Professor BSc PhD FRSC FFSEM (Hon)
Risk Management Consultant
International Rugby Board
Huguenot House
35 – 38 St Stephens Green
Dublin 2, IRELAND

Professor Martin Schwellnus MBBCh MSc MD FACSM FFIMS
Clinical Sport and Exercise Medicine Research Group,
Department of Human Biology
University of Cape Town
Boundary Road
Newlands, Cape Town, 7700, South Africa

Simon Kemp MB BS FFSEM
Head of Sports Medicine
Rugby Football Union
Twickenham
London TW2 7BA, England, UK

Philippe Decq Professor
Service de Neurochirurgie
Hôpital Henri MONDOR
F-94010 Creteil Cedex, France

Garrett Coughlan BSc Physio PhD
Medical Coordinator
IRFU Medical Department
10-12 Lansdowne Road,
Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland

Ross Tucker BSc PhD Sports Science
MRC/UCT Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine
University of Cape Town
Sports Science Institute of South Africa
Boundary Road
Newlands, South Africa 


Session C – Symposium 24:
Current concepts in injury prevention for young athletes: Do we have solutions? (120 minutes)

Chairs: John DiFiori (USA) and Margo Mountjoy (Canada)

Programme
John DiFiori (USA): Introduction and background (5 minutes)

Margot Mountjoy (Canada): Prevention of abuse and harassment in youth sport – the silent injury (20 minutes)

Neeru Jayanthi (USA): New insights into injury prevention in elite youth tennis (15 minutes)

Greg Myer (USA): Integrative neuromuscular training in young athletes to reduce knee injury (15 minutes)

Thomas Best (USA): Functional movement screening: An effective approach for sport injury prevention? (15 minutes)

John DiFiori (USA): A “growing” problem: Risk factors and preventative measures for physeal stress injuries (15 minutes)

Kevin Guskiewicz (USA): Hits, helmets, and behavior modification: Biomechanical considerations for preventing concussion in youth sport (15 minutes)

Mountjoy, Jayanthi, Myer, Best, DiFiori , Guskiewicz : Panel discussion – What are the target areas for future research, intervention and policy? (20 minutes)

Speakers
John P. DiFiori MD FACSM Professor
UCLA Division of Sports Medicine
1920 Colorado Avenue
Santa Monica, California 90404 USA

Margo Mountjoy MD CCFP FCFP FACSM Dip Sport Med
McMaster University School of Medicine
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Neeru Jayanthi MD Associate Professor
Department of Family Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation
Loyola University
2160 S. 1st Ave. – Bldg. 54, Room 260
Maywood, Illinois 60153 USA

Greg Myer PhD Professor
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics and Orthopaedic Surgery
3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC 10001
Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 USA

Thomas M Best MD PhD FACSM Professor
Department of Family Medicine
The Ohio State University
2050 Kenny Road, Suite 3100
Columbus, Ohio 43221 USA

Kevin Guskiewicz PhD ATC FACSM Professor
University of North Carolina, Department of Exercise and Sport Science
204 Fetzer Hall CB# 8700
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 USA