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

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

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

Roald Bahr, MD PhD Professor
Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center & Norwegian Olympic
Training Center, Oslo, Norway & Aspetar Orthopaedic & Sports
Medicine Hospital, Doha, Qatar

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

Michael Bergeron, PhD FACSM
Sanford School of Medicine
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

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

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

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

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

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

Kenneth L. Cameron, PhD MPH ATC Director

Keller Army Hospital
900 Washington Road
West Point, NY 10996 USA

Hakim Chalabi, MD Assistant Chief Medical Officer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

David Gerrard, MD
FINA Sports Medicine Vice Chairman
New Zealand

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

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

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

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

Bruce Hamilton, MB ChB Chief of Sports
MedicineMedical 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Karim M Khan, MD, PhD, MBA, Professor
Aspetar: Qatar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital,
Doha, Qatar & University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

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

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

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

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

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

Domhnall MacAuley, MD FRCGP FFPHMI FFSEM Professor
Institute of Postgraduate Medicine and Health Science
University of Ulster
BT37 0QB Jordanstown
Northern Ireland, Great Britain

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

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

Nikos G. Malliaropoulos, MD PhD
Sports Medicine Physician-EJU Medical Committee Member
General Secretary ECOSEP
Sports Medicine Clinic of S.E.G.A.S.
Thessaloniki, Greece

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

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

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

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

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

Paul McCrory, MBBS PhD Associate Professor
The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health
Melbourne Brain Centre – Austin Campus

Andrew McIntosh, BAppSci (PT), MBiomedE, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor
Centre for Healthy and Safe Sports, University of Ballarat PO
Box 668 Ballarat, Vicrtoria,
3353 Australia

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

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

Sergio Migliorini, MD
ITU Sports Medicine Chairman
Italy

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

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

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

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

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

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

Benno Nigg, PhD
Human Performance Laboratory, Faculty of Kinesiology
University of Calgary
2500 University Dr. NW
Calgary, Alberta
T2N 1N4, Canada

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Duncan Reid, Associate professor
Auckland University of Technology
0627 Auckland, New Zealand

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

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

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

Hugh Seward, MBBS DObst RCOG Adjunct Senior Research Fellow

Executive Officer AFL Medical Officers Association
24 Buckland Ave, Newtown, Victoria, 3220,Australia

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Håvard Visnes, MD PT
Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center,
Postbox 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

Adam Weir, MBBS, PhD, Assistant Professor
Aspetar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital,
Doha, Qatar

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

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

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

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

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

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

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