October 7, 2019

Camp Nou, Barcelona

BARÇA SPORTS MEDICINE CONFERENCE

160K

The Workshop will serve as a multidisciplinary platform for communication regarding the results of medical research and its application with regard to treating muscle and tendon injuries. Over two days, presenters and attendees will explore new ways of improving cooperation between hospital and university research teams.

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Date
October 7, 2019
Place
Camp Nou, Barcelona
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE
English
REGISTRATIONS
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SPEAKERS

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Henning Langberg

MDSc, PhD, professor, researcher, author and lecturer. One of the pioneers in human tendon research.

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Edama Mutsuaki

PhD, associate professor at the Department of Physical Therapy at Niigata University of Health and Welfare

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Marc Blasi

MSc, UB · Department of Fundamental Nursing and Medical-Surgery. Ultrasound and dissection room HSC Bellvitge

 

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Glen Lichtwark

PhD, Associate Professor in Exercise and Sports Science in the School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences at University of Queensland

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Markus Waldén

Orthopaedic surgeon, senior researcher at FRG and team physician

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Seth O’Neill

Physiotherapy Lecturer at University of Leicester

 

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Nicola Maffiuletti

PhD, assistant professor, researcher, Director of the Human Performance Lab at Schulthess Clinic

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Silvia Blemker

Commonwealth Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at University of Virginia in Charlottesville

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Hakan Alfredson

Professor; Orthopaedic Surgeon; one of the world’s leading Consultants specialising in tendons

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Lorenzo Masci

Sports and Exercise Medicine consultant

 

 

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Peter Malliaras

Physiotherapist and clinical researcher; Associate Professor at Monash University Physiotherapy Department

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Igor Sancho

Sports and muscle-skeletal physiotherapy

 

 

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Dylan Morrissey

Physiotherapist, researcher, educator at QMUL · Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine
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Mario Marotta

Head of the Regenerative Medicine group, belonging to Health & Biomedicine Division at Leitat Technological Center

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Laura Girolamo

Director of the Orthopaedic Biotechnology Laboratory (OBL) at Galeazzi Orthopaedic Institute

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Sakari Orava

Sports medicine surgeon, physician, orthopedist, and professor

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Jill Cook

Professor in musculoskeletal health in the School of Primary Health Care, Monash University in Australia. Research areas: sports medicine and tendon injury

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Bas Habets

Physiotherapist, MSc, PhD student (rehabilitation of chronic Achilles tendinopathy)

 

 

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Ricard Pruna

Medical Head Football Area at FC Barcelona

 

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Carles Pedret

Sports Medicine and Sports Orthopedics MD, PhD. Musculoskeletal sonographer

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Gil Rodas

Head of Health & Wellness Area at Barça Innovation Hub

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Javier Sobrino

Strategy & Knowledge Director at FC Barcelona

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Matjaž Vogrin

Sports Orthopedist. Expert director of UKC Maribor.

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PROGRAM

  • MONDAY, OCTOBER 8
  • TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9

SCHEDULES

09:00
OPENING CEREMONY By Javier Sobrino (Head of Strategy & Knowledge Area at FC Barcelona) and Dr. Gil Rodas (Head of Health & Wellness Area of Barça Innovation Hub)
INTRODUCTION
09:15
"The Benefits of Embedding Basic Research and Clinical Practice for improving knowledge and managing muscle and tendon injuries", Henning Langberg (DEN)
ARCHITECTURE / CADAVER / IMAGING
09:45
"Structure of Achilles Tendon: How managing Achilles tendinopathy", Mutsuaki Edema (JAP)
10:05
"Gastrocnemius – Soleus muscle complex", Marc Blasi (SPA)
10:20
“Gastrocnemius and soleus muscle and tendon structure and function”, Glen Lichtwark (AUS)
10:40
“Anatomy and muscular injuries of the sural system by NMR”, Sandra Mecho, Mireia Bossy, Xavier Alomar (SPA)
11:00
COFFEE BREAK
EPIDEMIOLOGY
11:30
"Achilles tendinopathies in team sports", Daniel Florit (ESP)
11:45
"Gastrocnemius-soleus and Achilles injuries in profesional soccer players", Markus Waldén (SWE)
RISK FACTORS/ INJURY MECHANISM/ ASSESSMENT
12:05
"The importance of Soleus in mid-portion Achilles tendinopathy", Seth O’Neil (UK)
12:25
"Assessment of Gastrocnemius-soleus muscle function: where are we going?", Nicola Maffuletti (CH)
12:45
"Athletes muscles asymmetry by MRI", Silvia Blemeker (USA)
13:35
LUNCH BREAK
DIAGNOSTIC / CLASSIFICATION
14:30
“Achilles tendon pain-proper diagnosis essential for treatment”, Hakan Alfredson (SWE)
14:50
“Is plantaris-associated Achilles tendinopathy a real entity and how do we manage it?”, Lorenzo Masci (ITA)
15:05
"Gastrocnemius-soleus injuries", Ramon Balius (SPA)
REHABILITATION OF:
15:30
“Manipulating load with appropriate education: Evidence informed superstars of Achilles tendinopathy rehabilitation”, Peter Malliaras (AUS)
15:50
“Gastrocnemius-soleus injuries, Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation protocol”, Igor Sancho (SPA)
16:10
“The best practice guide to management of mid-portion Achilles tendinopathy: incorporating level 1 evidence with expert clinical reasoning”, Dylan Morrissey (UK)
16:30
"Gastrocnemius-soleus injuries: how to manage soleus injury rehabilitation in profesional soccer players", Xavier Linde & Juanjo Brau (SPA)
17:00
END OF THE FIRST DAY

SCHEDULES

REGENERATIVE AND SURGICAL TREATMENT
09:00
“Presentation of the FC Barcelona Muscle Injury Guide”, Ricard Pruna (SPA)
09:30
"Muscle & tendon representative treatments in rats (mimic human injuries)", Mario Marotta & Gil Rodas (ESP)
10:00
“HVI treatment in achilles tendionopathy”, Anders Boesen (DEN)
10:20
"Achilles tendinopathies and cell therapy", Laura Girolamo (ITA)
10:40
"Achilles tendinopathy/surgery", Sakari Orava (FIN)
RETURN TO PLAY
11:30
“Return to play after Achilles pain”, Jill Cook (AUS)
11:50
"Return to sport in athletes with midportion Achilles tendinopathy", Bas Habets (NL)
12:10
"Soleus injuries RTP", Carles Pedret (SPA)
12:30
"Gastrocnemius-soleus injuries RTP", Ricard Pruna (SPA)
12:50
TAKE HOME MESSAGE Gil Rodas (SPA)
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