Football Medicine Outocomes - ARE WE WINNING?

3.000 attendees from over 95 countries and more than 200 leading experts getting in the game to understand if the Football Medicine Community is really winning the battle with Football Injuries: ARE WE WINNING? This is the question indeed.

Below you can find the Scientific Programme of each day

TRIBUNA
  • SATURDAY 2nd JUNE - TRIBUNA - 9:15

    Winning outcomes for world class players

    Chairs: Della Villa S (ITA) - D'Hooghe M (BEL)
    09:15 Winning two consecutive Champions League titles after a serious quadriceps injury Olmo J (ESP)
    09:30 The two careers of a World Cup winner: before and after disc surgery Tencone F (ITA)
    09:45 Accelerated bone healing before the UEFA 2016 European Championships Houghton J (UK)
    10:00 Return to play eleven weeks after ACL surgery before the World Cup 2002 Zaffagnini S (ITA)
    10:15 Winning all football titles after non-operative treatment of a tendon avulsion Ueblacker P (GER)
    10:30 Discussion
    11:00 Coffee Break
  • SATURDAY 2nd JUNE - TRIBUNA - 11:30

    Injury Prevention: are we winning?

    Chairs: Bahr R (NOR) - Dvorak J (SUI)
    11:30 Introduction: Prevention - are we winning? Bahr R (NOR)
    11:35 Hamstring injuries - how can we win? Thorborg K (DEN)
    11:45 Groin injuries - how can we win? Harøy J (NOR)
    11:55 Knee injuries - how can we win? Walden M (SWE)
    12:05 Concussion - how can we win? Dvorak J (SUI)
    12:15 Real-world implementation - are we winning? O’Brien J (AUT)
    12:30 Real-world implementation - how can we win? Ekstrand J (SWE)
    12:45 Discussion
    13:00 Lunch Break
  • SATURDAY 2nd JUNE - TRIBUNA - 14.30

    Anterior Cruciate Ligament Frontier: State of the Art

    Chairs: Gillogly S (QAT) - Zorzi C (ITA)
    14:30 ACLR Outcomes - Where the bar needs to be set in 2018 Sonnery-Cottet B (FRA)
    14:45 Bone Patella Tendon: the work horse Williams A (UK)
    15:00 The Quadriceps Tendon. The new player why? Pombo M (USA)
    15:15 Hamstring plus lateral tenodesis: 20 year follow up Marcacci M (ITA)
    15:30 What do we do now and the future for Orthobiologics? Mandelbaum B (USA)
    15:45 Discussion
    16:00 Break
  • SATURDAY 2ND JUNE - TRIBUNA - 16.30

    Short, medium and long-term outcomes for knees

    Chairs: Karlsson J (SWE) - Sweetnam D (UK)
    16:30 Does no difference really means no difference ? Fu F (USA)
    16:45 How to minimize risk and potentiate the result in ACL Espregueira-Mendes J (POR)
    17:00 We are not winning if we accept close enough Knowles B (USA)
    17:15 MCL: conservative and surgical outcomes Haddad F (UK)
    17:30 Long term winning: prevention of osteoarthritis Neyret P (FRA)
    17:45 Discussion
    18:00 End of the day
AUDITORI
  • SATURDAY 2ND JUNE - AUDITORI - 11.30

    Lateral ankle instability leads to less goals scored in the season

    Chairs: Benazzo F (ITA) - Nikolaou P (GRE)
    11:30 Anatomy of the lateral ankle ligaments Dalmau M (ESP)
    11:45 Giving way in a stable ankle... how to treat? de Leeuw P (NED)
    12:00 Is arthroscopic treatment the best to treat lateral ligament instability? D'Hooghe P (QAT)
    12:15 Open surgery for lateral ankle instability still the gold standard in football Calder J (UK)
    12:30 Lateral ankle instability in NYC: this is how we do it! Kennedy J (USA)
    12:45 Discussion
    13:00 Lunch Break
  • SATURDAY 2ND JUNE - AUDITORI - 14.30

    Treatment and tendinopathy: the game is still open

    Chairs: Jones H (POR) - Schneider C (GER)
    14:30 The field – Understanding tendinopathies: etiopathology and treatment rationale Cook J (AUS)
    14:45 Game 1 – Traditional treatment vs biologics for plantar fasciitis Maffulli N (ITA)
    15:00 Game 2 – Traditional treatment vs biologics for Achilles tendinopathy Alfredson H (SWE)
    15:15 Game 3 – Traditional treatment vs biologics for patellar tendinopathy Filardo G (ITA)
    15:30 Exercise: your reliable teammate for any treatment Whiteley R (QAT)
    15:45 Discussion
    16:00 Break
  • SATURDAY 2ND JUNE - AUDITORI - 16.30

    On and off field management of Concussion

    Chairs: Edwards T (NZL) - Pedrinelli A (BRA)
    16:30 Introduction to the topic Dvorak J (SUI)
    16:45 Concussion recognition tool, Scat 5 Putukian M (USA)
    17:00 Neurological and neuro-otological exam Feddermann N (SUI)
    17:15 Rehabilitation and treatment strategies Bizzini M (SUI)
    17:30 What we need from the officials? Are we winning? Dvorak J (SUI)
    17:45 Discussion
    18:00 End of the day
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TRIBUNA
  • SUNDAY 3rd JUNE - TRIBUNA - 8:30

    Findings from UEFA Champions League studies

    Chairs: Cohen M (BRA) - Serratosa L (ESP)
    08:30 Injury prevention in elite football - are we winning? Injury burden as an outcome measure Ekstrand J (SWE)
    08:45 Understanding the basis of success: which injury variables correlate to performance? Hagglund M (SWE)
    09:00 Which outcome measures are the most important for safe RTP after ACLR? Surgeon? Graft? Rehab? Player mentality? Walden M (SWE)
    09:15 How can we help coaches reduce the risk of muscle injuries? Bengtsson H (SWE)
    09:30 Winning trophies is the ultimate goal at elite level. Key factors to achieve Davison M (UK)
    09:45 Discussion
    10:00 End of the Session
  • SUNDAY 3RD OF JUNE - TRIBUNA - 10:00

    Hip outcomes: are we intervening too much?

    Chairs: Batty P (UK) - Beasley I (UK)
    10:00 Hip experience from UEFA Champions League Clubs Puga N (POR)
    10:15 Choosing the right patient and working as a team Griffin D (UK)
    10:30 The role of imaging in the management process Healy J (UK)
    10:45 Practical tips to improve outcomes through conservative management Holmich P (DEN)
    11:00 The football hip: rehabilitation strategies Fevre D (UK)
    11:15 Discussion
    11:30 Coffee Break
  • SUNDAY 3RD JUNE - TRIBUNA - 12:00

    A new horizon for groin pain management

    Chairs: English B (UK) - Schilders E (UK)
    12:00 Differential diagnosis and pathways for enhanced outcomes of groin pathologies Weir A (NED)
    12:15 Navigating the groin triangle through movement analysis Franklyn-Miller A (IRL)
    12:30 How to maximise outcomes when pursuing the surgical route Muschaweck U (GER)
    12:45 Groin pain: the Chelsea Football Club experience Fearn J (UK)
    13:00 Hip and groin exercises Marconato A (UK)
    13:15 Discussion
    13:30 Lunch Break
  • SUNDAY 3RD JUNE - TRIBUNA - 15:00

    Is it possible to improve hamstring injuries outcomes?

    Chairs: Khan K (CAN) - Malliaropoulos N (GRE)
    15:00 Making sense of the prevention debate. What should clinicians do? Pizzari T (AUS)
    15:15 Drilling down on ‘strength’ in prevention. Key? Fixable? Opar D (AUS)
    15:30 How do the world’s best physios win the treatment contest? Heiderscheit B (USA)
    15:45 A big torn hamstring. Is it intramuscular? Rehab or surgery? Brukner P (AUS)
    16:00 When not to operate, when to operate & what are the outcomes? Lempainen L (FIN)
    16:15 Discussion
    16:30 Break
  • SUNDAY 3RD JUNE - TRIBUNA - 16:30

    Best Case Report Award - Ceremony

    Chairs: Brukner P (AUS) - Delcogliano A (ITA) - Olmo J (ESP) - Peterson L (SWE)
    16:30 2017 Winning Best Case Report Award Grabowsky R (POL)
  • SUNDAY 3RD JUNE - TRIBUNA - 17:00

    Improve outcomes in muscle injuries with exercise and on field rehab

    Chairs: Pruna R (ESP) - Theos C (GRE)
    17:00 Classification of muscle injuries to guide management Pollock N (UK)
    17:15 What can the MRI tell us about muscle injuries? Connell D (AUS)
    17:30 Clinical assessment of muscle injuries Van Dyk N (QAT)
    17:45 Using exercise in muscle treatments Askling C (SWE)
    18:00 On field rehabilitation and return to performance after muscle injuries Glasgow P (IRL)
    18:15 Discussion
    18:30 End of the day
AUDITORI
  • SUNDAY 3RD JUNE - AUDITORI - 8:30

    Can we win? Perspectives of the leaders of the future

    Chairs: Salzmann G (SUI) - Sas K (BEL)
    08:30 Mental aspect: from the perspective of the player's union Gouttebarge V (NED)
    08:45 The patello femoral cartilage: from the perspective of the upcoming orthopaedic surgeon Panics G (HUN)
    09:00 The groin: from the perspective of the clinical researcher Serner A (QAT)
    09:15 Are we winning? Are we evolving? The perspective of a football doctor about muscle injuries Varandas F (POR)
    09:30 The load monitoring: from the perspective of a coach Requena B (ESP)
    09:45 Discussion
    10:00 End of the Session
  • SUNDAY 3RD JUNE - AUDITORI - 10:00

    Less surgery and more rehab in Sports Medicine?

    Chairs: Ardern C (SWE) - Pigozzi F (ITA)
    10:00 Is non-surgical ACL treatment a reasonable option for active, young people? Roos E (DEN)
    10:15 Do we have enough evidence to abandon partial meniscectomy? Jarvinen T (FIN)
    10:30 Cam surgery myths: why straight to surgery should be a straight red card Agricola R (NED)
    10:45 Treating the football player with femoroacetabular impingement: eat, sleep, optimal load, repeat Kemp J (AUS)
    11:00 Is non-surgical treatment the best option for spondylolysis? Fahy D (UK)
    11:15 Discussion
    11:30
  • SUNDAY 3RD JUNE - AUDITORI - 12:00

    Managing meniscal injuries for improved outcomes

    Chairs: Angele P (GER) - Denti M (ITA)
    12:00 Return to play after medial and lateral meniscus injuries Ball S (UK)
    12:15 Why repair - decision making in the sportsman? Von Bormann R (RSA)
    12:30 Meniscus repair techniques Erggelet C (SUI)
    12:45 What to do when the meniscus is lost Spalding T (UK)
    13:00 What exercises do what to the knee Zanobbi M (UK)
    13:15 Discussion
    13:30 Lunch Break
  • SUNDAY 3RD JUNE - AUDITORI - 15:00

    How to improve outcomes of cartilage lesions and early OA

    Chairs: Guillen P (ESP) - Rosa D (ITA)
    15:00 Conservative or surgical solution for cartilage lesions in athletes Zaslav K (USA)
    15:15 Use of BMAC combined with hyaluronan based scaffold for early OA in athletes Gobbi A (ITA)
    15:30 Bone marrow edema treatment Kon E (ITA)
    15:45 Cartilage repair surgery outcomes in high demand athletes: what is the evidence? Williams R (USA)
    16:00 Early osteoarthritis in end-career athletes Papalia R (ITA)
    16:15 Discussion
    16:30 Break
  • SUNDAY 3RD JUNE 2018 - AUDITORI - 17:00

    Regenerative Medicine outcomes: are we winning?

    Chairs: De Girolamo L (ITA) - Peretti G (ITA)
    17:00 Regenerative medicine in musculoskeletal system: from chaos to an absolute order Correa D (USA)
    17:15 PRP-based regenerative outcomes Cugat R (ESP)
    17:30 Expanded BMSC in early OA Peirau X (ESP)
    17:45 Expanded ASC in OA + BMAC Jorgensen C (FRA)
    18:00 Imaging based measures for reliable evaluation of clinical outcomes: a focus on the musculoskeletal system Turmezei T (UK)
    18:15 Discussion
    18:30 End of the day
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TRIBUNA
  • MONDAY 4th JUNE - TRIBUNA - 8:30

    From the football pitch and back again

    Chairs: Nathwani D (UK) - Seil R (LUX)
    08:30 The most common playing situations leading to ACL injury in male professional football Andersen TE (NOR)
    08:45 The evolution of ACL injury management over the last decades Reider B (USA)
    09:00 ACL injury management in adolescent footballers Engebretsen L (NOR)
    09:15 Biological considerations after ACL reconstruction: the ligamentisation process Claes S (BEL)
    09:30 Functional aspects: progressively adding the optimal stimuli to improve outcomes Knowles B (USA)
    09:45 Discussion
    10:00 End of the Session
  • MONDAY 4th JUNE - TRIBUNA - 10:00

    Rehabilitation, reconditioning, return to play

    Chairs: Krutsch W (GER) - Melegati G (ITA)
    10:00 Criterion based rehabilitation guidelines after ACL reconstruction Snyder-Mackler L (USA)
    10:15 Combining hydrotherapy and gym exercises during the rehabilitation phases Clancy D (UK)
    10:30 Progressive loading and management during the on-field reconditioning Buckthorpe M (UK)
    10:45 Body and mind in balance: helping players achieve readiness for Return to Play Ardern C (SWE)
    11:00 Return to play: are we really achieving good results and focusing on the correct variables? Witvrouw E (BEL)
    11:15 Discussion
    11:30 Coffee Break
  • MONDAY 4th JUNE - TRIBUNA - 12:00

    Fighting the high risk of second ACL injury in young athletes

    Chairs: Berruto M (ITA) - Forssblad M (SWE)
    12:00 The re-injury risk in adult and young populations Webster K (AUS)
    12:15 Understanding the biomechanics of ACL injuries Hewett T (USA)
    12:30 Qualitative movement analysis testing and targeted neuromuscular training Della Villa F (ITA)
    12:45 Key components of ACL rehab to prevent re-injuries Arundale A (SWE)
    13:00 Preventing and managing secondary injuries in the young: the orthopaedic perspective Saris D (USA)
    13:15 Discussion
    13:30 Lunch Break
  • MONDAY 4th JUNE - TRIBUNA - 14:30

    ACL injuries outcomes in women's football

    Chairs: Millson H (RSA) - Servien E (FRA)
    14:30 What are the differences between men's and women's football? Geertsema C (QAT)
    14:45 Conservative and surgical management of ACL deficient knees in women's football Grindem H (NOR)
    15:00 Primary and secondary prevention in female footballers Silvers H (USA)
    15:15 Managing patello femoral pain in female athletes Culvenor A (AUS)
    15:30 ACL rehabilitation and return to sport in women's football Hambly K (UK)
    15:45 Discussion
    16:00 End of the day
AUDITORI
  • MONDAY 4th JUNE - AUDITORI - 8:30

    Player Monitoring

    Chairs: Eirale C (QAT) - Roberts C (UK)
    08:30 Where is the impact in player monitoring? Dupont G (FRA)
    08:45 Understanding player loading in a club environment Burgess D (AUS)
    09:00 Player load. Are we measuring what we think are measuring? Vanrenterghem J (BEL)
    09:15 How well are we monitoring player wellness? Gregson W (QAT)
    09:30 Monitoring the injured player Bowen L (UK)
    09:45 Discussion
    10:00 End of the Session
  • MONDAY 4th JUNE - AUDITORI - 10:00

    Impacting Practice through Data Science

    Chairs: Bangsbo J (DEN) - Rodas G (ESP)
    10:00 Hot topics in football data science Atkinson G (UK)
    10:15 Big Data, Hype or Reality Lisboa P
    10:30 Application of Big Data Techniques - Example 1 (Performance Analysis) Ruiz H
    10:45 Application of Big Data Techniques - Example 2 (Injury Prediction) Newell J
    11:00 Player tracking methods in FC Barcelona Reche X (ESP)
    11:15 Discussion
    11:30 Coffee Break
  • MONDAY 4th JUNE - AUDITORI - 12:00

    Nutrition & Injury

    Chairs: McCall A (UK) - Medina D (USA)
    12:00 The UEFA Nutrition Consensus Collins J (UK)
    12:15 Nutrition and Injury - is collagen the answer? Baar K (USA)
    12:30 Whats all the fuss about Vitamin D? Close G (UK)
    12:45 Nutrition for the injured athlete - what can we learn from case studies? Morton J (UK)
    13:00 Practical considerations on nutrition inside a club environment Jeukendrup A (NED)
    13:15 Discussion
    13:30 Lunch Break
  • MONDAY 4th JUNE - AUDITORI - 14:30

    Youth to Senior: Performance & Wellbeing

    Chairs: Cowie C (UK) - Terrados N (ESP)
    14:30 The landscape of mental wellbeing in footballers Littlewood M (UK)
    14:45 Adopting a new model of mental stress management in transition to first team football Luthardt C (GER)
    15:00 Practical sports psychology toolkits to support performance outcomes Ransom D (UK)
    15:15 Talent development and mindset Langagergaard M (DEN)
    15:30 Discussion
    16:00 End of the day
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  • SATURDAY 2ND JUNE - ROMA ROOM - 11:30

    Epidemiology

    Chairs: Nanni G (ITA) - Tsouroudis N (GRE)
  • SATURDAY 2ND JUNE - ROMA ROOM - 14.30

    Female football players

    Chairs: Herrero H (ESP)- Vannini F (ITA)
  • SATURDAY 2ND JUNE - ROMA ROOM - 16.30

    Medical Issues

    Chairs: Balius R (ESP) -Terrados N (ESP)
  • SUNDAY 3RD JUNE - ROMA ROOM - 8.30

    News in orthopedic surgery

    Chairs: Ardevol Cuesta J (ESP) - De Carli A (ITA)
  • SUNDAY 3RD JUNE - ROMA ROOM - 10:00

    Case Reports orthopaedics

    Chairs: Axe M (USA) - Ayala (ESP)
  • SUNDAY 3RD JUNE - ROMA ROOM - 12:00

    Orthopedic Surgery

    Chairs: Canata G (ITA)- Pereira H (POR)
  • SUNDAY 3RD JUNE - ROMA ROOM - 15:00

    ACL injuries

    Chairs: Madonna V (ITA) - Puigdellivol J (ESP)
  • SUNDAY 3RD JUNE - ROMA ROOM- 17:00

    Lessons from other sports

    Chairs: Papacostas E (GRE) - Tsapralis K (ITA)
  • MONDAY 4th JUNE - ROMA ROOM - 8:30

    Neuromotor training and re-training

    Chairs: Drobnic F (ESP) - Susta D (IRL)
  • MONDAY 4th JUNE - ROMA ROOM - 10:00

    News in diagnosis

    Chairs: Padron M (ESP) - Zunarelli PP (ITA)
  • MONDAY 4th JUNE - ROMA ROOM - 12:00

    Case reports

    Chairs: Smith G (UK) - Valle X (ESP)
  • MONDAY 4th JUNE - ROMA ROOM - 14:30

    Manual Therapies

    Chairs: Bhullar D (UK) - Diquigiovanni A (ITA)
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  • SATURDAY 2ND JUNE - POSTER AREA 13:30

    Biomechanics

    Chairs: Boldrini L (ITA) - Tamisari A (ITA)
  • SATURDAY 2ND JUNE - POSTER AREA - 13.30

    Case Reports Contest

    Chairs: Brotto E (ITA) - Stride M (UK)
  • SATURDAY 2ND JUNE - POSTER AREA - 13.30

    Case Reports orthopaedics

    Chairs: Respizzi S (ITA) - Quaglia F (ITA)
  • SATURDAY 2ND JUNE - POSTER AREA - 13.30

    Functional Assessment

    Chairs: Galilea P (ESP) - Roi GS (ITA)
  • SATURDAY 2ND JUNE - POSTER AREA - 13.30

    Joint Injuries

    Chairs: d'Orsi G (ITA) - Praticò S (ITA)
  • SATURDAY 2ND JUNE - POSTER AREA - 13.30

    Muscle and Tendon Injuries

    Chairs: Frizziero A (ITA) - Til Perez L (ESP)
  • SUNDAY 3RD JUNE - POSTER AREA- 13:30

    Outcomes

    Chairs: Machì M (ITA) - Jones C (UK)
  • SUNDAY 3RD JUNE - POSTER AREA- 13:30

    Prevention

    Chairs: Tomaello L (ITA) - Turmo A (ESP)
  • SUNDAY 3RD JUNE - POSTER AREA- 13:30

    Lessons from other sports

    Chairs: Danelon F (ITA) - Manonelles P (ESP)
  • SUNDAY 3RD JUNE - POSTER AREA- 13:30

    Young football players

    Chairs: Broman D (UK) - Sisca G (ITA)
  • SUNDAY 3RD JUNE - POSTER AREA- 13:30

    Monitoring athlete workloads

    Chairs: Buckthorpe M (ITA) - Freschi M (ITA)
  • SUNDAY 3RD JUNE - POSTER AREA- 13:30

    Prevention

    Chairs: Azzini M (ITA) - Gasparre G (ITA)
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