ACL INJURY IN FOOTBALL: A DAILY NIGHTMARE?
Treatment, Rehabilitation, Prevention
From Research to Clinical Practice
21-22 March 2019
Olympic Stadium, Athens
Preliminary Scientific Program
21 March 2019
Welcome and opening lectures
10.00 – 10.20
Round table: The Player and Coach aspects
ACL Injury Mechanism and Treatment
1. Epidemiology of ACL injuries in football players (professionals and Academy, male and female) in Football Club Barcelona. Study of 7 seasons
Xavi Yanguas, MD, PhD, Team Physician, Barcelona FC
2. Risk factors and most common mechanisms leading to ACL injury
Kalliakmanis Alkis, MD, PhD, Team Physician, AEK FC
3. Diagnosis and evolution of ACL injury management over the last decades
Nicolaou Pantelis, MD, PhD, Head Physician, AEK FC
4. Comparison of patellar and hamstrings tendon ACL reconstruction
Piskopakis Nicos, MD, Head Physician of Atromitos FC
5. ACL injury management in Juveniles and adolescent’s footballers. Long term outcomes
Chouliaras Vasilis, MD, 2nd Vice President of Hellenic Arthroscopic Society, General Hospital of Arta
6. The unhappy ACL reconstruction - causes and cures.
Louw van Niekerk, MB ChB, FRCS (Ed), FRCS (Orth), Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Middlesbrough FC
7. Concomitant injuries of the knee. How do they change the outcome?
Ioannis K. Triantafyllopoulos, MD, MSci, PhD, FEBOT Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, Laboratory for the Research of Musculoskeletal Disorders, Medical School, National & Kapodestrian University of Athens
Different aspects of male-female in football regarding ACL prevention
Kekelekis Afxentios, MSci, Physiotherapist
Strength and movement analysis mechanics and targeted neuromuscular training for preventing ACL injuries and re-injuries
Kellis Eleftherios, Professor Sports Kinesiology, Aristoteles University of Thessaloniki
ACL Injury Prevention: What research tell us?
Kapreli Eleni, Professor of Physiotherapy, University of Thessaly
On the prevention of unnecessary varus-valgus loading of the knee joint in dynamic conditions: The effect of visual ground reaction force feedback
Giakas Giannis, Professor of Biomechanics, School of Physical Education and Sport Science, University of Thessaly
1. Anti-doping policies
Marc Vouillamoz, UEFA Head of Medical and Anti-Doping
2. Sudden cardiac death in athletes: An update
Tsiaxris Dimitrios, MD, PHD, Cardiologist - Electrophysiologist, EP Lab Director, Athens Heart Center, Athens Medical Center
22 March 2019
Rehabilitation guidelines after ACL reconstruction
Federico Picchetti, Rehab Specialist, Isokinetic Bologna
Re-adaptation after ACLR. Specific and individualized football circuits
Xavi Linde Cot, Barcelona FC Physio
AEK Rehab Department: post-operative ACL rehabilitation
Stathas Ioannis, Physio of AEK FC
4. Return to sports. When and How?
Pantazis Nicolaos, Former PT AEK FC
12.15 – 14.00
Miscellaneous aspects of ACL
Central nervous system before and after ACL injury. Is there a link with heart rate variability and non-contact injuries?
Stergiopoulos Dimitrios, AEK Football Academy
No ACL? Any evidence-based advice for managing ACL tears non-surgically?
Malliaropoulos Nicolaos, Consultant Hon. Sports and Exercise Barts and London, ECOSEP
Biologic enhancement after ACLR
Triantafyllopoulos Ioannis, MD, MSci, PhD, FEBOT, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, Laboratory for the Research of Musculoskeletal Disorders, Medical School, National & Kapodestrian University of Athens
Psychological readiness, neuroplasticity and ACLR
Kalliakmanis Alkis, MD, PhD Team Physician AEK FC
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