Programme 2023

The impressive program of #SPORTSKONGRES features 6 parallel sessions and workshops (rooms: Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Ballroom, Top of Town and Iceland) with distinguished national and international speakers.  All talks are in English. In each parallel session, you will be able to find a topic of interest, no matter if your interest lies with sports orthopedic surgery, sports rehabilitation, sports rheumatology, anti-doping or general practice of sports medicine.

Thursday

08.30 – 9.45

Check-in

09.45 – 10.00

Norway

Opening of congress

10.00 – 11.00

Norway

KEY-NOTE LECTURE:

Decades of research in sports injury prevention

Jan Ekstrand, Prof. MD, S (Read more)

Chair: Per Hölmich, Prof. MD, DK

11.00 – 11.30

Break

11.30 – 12.30

Norway

Small Symposium

From Research to Clinical Guidelines – Not Just a Question of p<0.05

Speakers:

Michael Krogsgaard, Prof. MD, DK

Antti Malmivaara, Professor, MD, F

Karl Bang Christensen, PhD, Biostat., DK

Chair: Christian Couppé, PhD, PT, DK

Sweden

Small Symposium

Back Pain in Athletes

Speakers:

Eva Skillgate, Prof. Epidemiol. S

Fiona Wilson, PhD, PT, IRL

Chair: Britt Elin Øiestad, Prof. PT, N

Denmark

Small Symposium

Relative Deficiency in Sports (RED-S)

Speakers:

Margo Mountjoy, PhD, MD, CA

Anna Melin, PhD, Clinical Nut, S

Chair: Michael S Rathleff, Prof. PT, DK

Ballroom

Small Symposium

Same Game, Different Worlds – Soccer for Women and Men

Speakers:

TBA

Mette Zebis, Prof. Physiol. DK

Chair: Tobias Wörner, PhD-stud. S

Top of Town

Workshop A

Assessment of rotator cuff disorders and clinical decision making

Speakers:

TBA

Chair: Birgitte H Kjær, PhD, PT, DK

Iceland

Workshop B

Professional clinical guideline Femoroacetabula Impingement/labrum – Diagnosis, prevention and treatment

Speaker:

Kristian Thorborg, Prof. PT, DK

Lasse Ishøi, PhD, PT, DK

Chair: Kristian Thorborg, Prof. PT, DK

12.30 – 13.15

Lunch

13.15 – 14.45

Norway

Large Symposium

The Decision-making Process Following an ACL Injury

Speakers:

Joanna Kvist, Prof. PT, S

Hege Grindem, PhD, PT, S

Christoffer von Essen, PhD, MD, S

Chair: Joanna Kvist, Prof. PT, S

Sweden

Large Symposium

A Closer Look at the Shoulder; Tissue Pathology or Pain?

Speakers:

Karen McCreesh, PhD, PT, IRE

Adam Witten, Phd-Stud, MD, DK

Behnam Liaghat, Phd, PT, DK

Chair: Morten Høgh, PhD, PT, DK

Denmark

Large Symposium

Treatment of hip dysplasia in young athletes

Speakers:

Inger Mechlenburg, Prof. PT, DK

Julie Sandell Jacobsen, PhD, PT, DK

Søren Overgaard, Prof. MD, DK

Chair: Julie Sandell Jacobsen, PhD, PT, DK

Ballroom

Large Symposium

What´s Next for Training and Injury Risk – Research and Best Practice

Speakers:

Thor Einar Andersen, Prof, MD, N

Torstein Dalen-Lorentsen, PhD-stud, Physiol. N

Stephen West, PhD, PT, CA

Lena Bache-Mathiesen, PhD-stud, Biol. N

Chair: Thor Einar Andersen, Prof, MD, N

Top of Town

Workshop C

Relative Energy Deficiency in sport (RED-S)- workshop

Speakers:

Margo Mountjoy, PhD, MD, CA

Anna Melin, PhD, Clinical nut, S

Chair: Michael Rathleff, Prof. PT, DK

Iceland

Workshop D

Sport-related concussion – Practical rehabilitation

Speakers:

Lars Lundgren, PT, S

Fredrik Claeson, PT, S

Chair: Tobias Wörner

14.45 – 15.15

Coffee break

15.15 – 16.15

Norway

Oral presentations

Sweden

Oral presentations

Denmark

Oral presentations

Ballroom

Oral Presentations

Top of Town

Iceland

16.15 – 16.45

Coffee break

16.45 – 18.15

Norway

Large Symposium

The Role of Neuroscience in Sports Medicine to Understand Pain in Athletes

Speaker:

Morten Høgh, PhD, PT

Sigrid Juhl Lunde, PhD, Psych

Ditte Roth, Ph.D, MD

Chair: Michael S Rathleff, Prof. PT, DK

Sweden

Large Symposium

Resistance training in shoulder rehabilitation – potentials and shortcomings

Speaker:

Karen McCreesh, PhD, PT, IRE

Benjamin JF Dean, PhD, MD, UK

Mikkel Bek Clausen, PhD, PT, DK

Chair: Mikkel Bek Clausen, PhD, PT, DK

Denmark

Large Symposium

Choice of Graft for ACL Reconstruction in Cutting Sports

Speaker:

Per Hölmich, Prof. MD, DK

TBA

TBA

Mette Zebis, Prof. Physiol, DK

Chair: Per Hölmich, Prof. MD, DK

Ballroom

Large Symposium

Maturation and Performance in Youth Sports

Speaker:

Sean Cumming, Prof.  UK

Aine McNamara, PhD, IRE

Rhodri Lloyd, Prof. UK

Chair: Sinead Holden, PhD, physiol, DK

Top of Town

Workshop E

Supplemental antero-lateral procedures in ACL surgery

Speaker:

Peter Faunø, MD, DK

Ole Gade Sørensen, PhD, MD, DK

Chair: Ole Gade Sørensen, PhD, MD, DK

Iceland

Workshop F

Imaging of the rotator cuff and clinical implications

Speaker:

Akram Delfi, MD, DK

Anne Kathrine Belling Sørensen, MD, DK

Chair: Anne Kathrine Belling Sørensen

18.15-19.30

General Assemblies

19.30 – 20.00

Get together

20.00 – 21.00

Poster Walk

Friday

08.00 – 09.15

Norway

Small Symposium

Treatment of Young Patients with Meniscal Tears – New Evidence From 2 Randomized Trials

Speaker:

Max Reijman, PhD, NL

Søren Thorgaard Skou, Prof. PT, DK

Chair: Jonas B Thorlund, Prof. Physiol. DK

Sweden

Small Symposium

Rotator Cuff Surgery and Rehabilitation – The Clinical Dilemma

Speakers:

Birgitte Hougs Kjær, PhD, PT, DK

Anne Katrine Belling-Sørensen, MD, DK

Chris Littlewood, Professor, UK

Chair: Birgitte Hougs Kjær, PhD, PT, DK

Denmark

Small Symposium

Protecting physical and mental health in youth sports

Speakers:

Margo Mountjoy, PhD, MD, Canada

Evert Verhagen, Prof. Epidemiol. NL

Chair: Chair: Merete Møller, PhD, PT, DK

Ballroom

Small Symposium

MCL-lesions – Are We Good Enough to Treat This Injury?

Speaker:

Thomas Tischer, Professor, MD, S

TBA

Chair: Chair: Anders Boesen, PhD, MD, DK

Top of Town

Workshop G

Redesigning athlete’s management in a digital world: embracing emerging technologies in sport

Speaker:

Neil Cronin, PhD, SF

Ben Waller, PhD, IS/SF

Chair: Ben Waller, PhD, IS/SF

Iceland

Workshop H

How clinicians can utilize the neuroscience model in their clinical practice

Speaker:

Morten Høgh, PhD, PT, DK

Michael Skovdal Rathleff, Prof. PT, DK

Chair: Morten Høgh, PhD, PT, DK

09.15 – 09.30

Break

09.30 – 10.30

Norway

Oral presentations

Sweden

Oral presentations

Denmark

Oral presentations

Ballroom

Oral presentations

Top of Town

Iceland

10.30 – 11.00

Break

11.00 – 12.30

Norway

Large Symposium

Meniscal root tears & ramp lesions – non-surgical or surgical treatment

Speaker:

Håvard Visnes, PhD, MD, N

Håvard Moksnes, PhD, PT, N

TBA

Chair: Håvard Visnes, PhD, MD, N

Sweden

Large Symposium

Muscle Training, Function and Longevity in the Very Old

Speakers:

Kaare Christensen, Prof. Epidemiol, DK

Abigail Mackey, PhD, Physiol, DK

Peter Krustrup, Prof. Physiol, DK

Chair: Michael Kjær, Prof. Physiol, DK

Denmark

Large Symposium

Managing Athletes Health

Speaker:

Johanna Ihalainen, PhD, physiol, SF

Maarit Vaitonen, PhD, MD, SF

Caroline Michaela Kistorp, Prof. MD, DK

Chair: Ben Waller, PhD, IS/ SF

Ballroom

Large Symposium

Wearable Sensor Technology in Sports Medicine – State of the Art and Future Applications

Speaker:

Billy Sperlich, Prof. Physiol. D

Trine Seeberg, CE, Phd Fellow, N

Ingrid Eitzen, PhD, PT, N

Chair: Ingrid Eitzen, PhD, PT, N

Top of Town

Workshop I

Professional clinical guideline Femoroacetabular Impingement/labrum – Diagnosis, prevention and treatment

Speaker:

Kristian Thorborg, Prof. PT, DK

Lasse Ishøi, PhD, PT, DK

Chair: Kristian Thorborg, Prof. PT, DK

Iceland

Workshop J

How to plan a training program for the pregnant athlete

Speaker:

Katrine Mari Owe, PhD, N

Chair: Kristine B Haugaard, PhD-stud, MD, DK

12.30 – 13.15

Lunch

13.15 – 14.45

Norway

Large Symposium

COVID-19 Impact Upon Physical Performance During and After the Disease

Speaker:

Hanne Rasmusen, Prof. MD, DK

Lars Pedersen, PhD, MD, DK

Charlotte Suetta, Prof. MD, DK

Chair: Michael Kjær, Prof. MD, DK

Sweden

Large Symposium

Clavicle Fractures – Surgery or Not?

Speaker:

Andreas Haubjerg Qvist, MD, DK

Ilija Ban, PhD, MD, DK

Kelly Berckmans, PhD-stud, PT, B

Chair: Anne Katrine B Sørensen, MD, DK

Denmark

Large Symposium

Treatment of Tendinopathy with Physical Training, Glucocorticoids, and Surgery: Helpers or Enemies

Speaker:

Karin Silbernagel, Prof. PT, US/ S

Finn Johannsen, MD, DK

Michael Krogsgaard, Prof. MD, DK

Chair: Finn Johannsen, MD, DK

Ballroom

Large Symposium

Concussions in Sports – Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, and Diagnosis

Speaker:

TBA

TBA

Chair: Per Hölmich, Prof. MD, DK & Lisbeth Lund Pedersen, MSc, PT, DK

Top of Town

Workshop K

Maturation and performance in youth sport

Speaker:

Aine McNamara, PhD, IRE

Rhodri Lloyd, Prof. UK

Chair: Sinead Holden, PhD, physiol, DK

Iceland

Workshop L

Strength training in sports and in the clinical work

Speaker:

Jesper L Andersen, PhD, Physiol, DK

Mette Zebis, Prof. Physiol, DK

Chair: Mette Zebis/ Jesper L Andersen

14.45 – 15.15

Coffee break

15.15 – 16.15

Norway

Small Symposium

Exercise and psychological approaches to reduce excess use of pain medication in musculoskeletal pain

Speaker:

TBA

Carsten Juhl, PhD, PT, DK

Melker Johansson, PhD, Chir, DK

Chair: Jonas Bloch Thorlund, Prof. physiol, DK & Michael Rathleff, Prof. PT, DK

Sweden

Small Symposium

Concussions in sports – Treatment, Return to Sports, and Prognosis

Speakers:

Lars Lundgren, PT, S

TBA

Chair: Lisbeth Lund Pedersen, MSc, PT, DK & Per Hölmich, Prof. MD, DK

Denmark

Small Symposium

The Myotendinous Junction – a Weak Companion in Sports

Speakers:

Michael Krogsgaard, Prof. MD, DK

Jens R. Jakobsen, PhD-stud, MD, DK

Abigail Mackey, PhD, physiol, DK

Chair: Abigail Mackey, PhD, physiol, DK

Ballroom

Large Symposium

TBA

Top of Town

Workshop M

Athlete-Centered Care and Action Planning after a Major Knee Injury

Speaker:

Jackie L. Whittaker, PhD, PT, CA

Chair: Jackie L. Whittaker, PhD, PT, CA

Iceland

Workshop N

Strength training in sports and in the clinical work

Speaker:

Jesper L Andersen, PhD, Physiol, DK

Mette Zebis, Prof. Physiol, DK

Chair: Mette Zebis/ Jesper L Andersen

16.15 – 16.45

16.45 – 18.00

Norway

Oral presentations – Competition

 

Chairs: TBA

18.00 – 18.05

Announcement of Prize

19:30-

Galla dinner and party

Saturday

09.00 – 10.00

Norway

Small Symposium

Meniscus fact and fiction

Speaker:

Jonas B Thorlund, Prof. Physiol, DK

Michael Krogsgaard, Prof. MD, DK

Chair: Lars Konradsen, MD, DK

Sweden

Small Symposium

Imaging and tissue Changes in Young Athletes with FAI and the Development of OA

Speakers:

Vasco V Mascarenhas, PhD, MD P

Scott Fernquest, MD, UK

Chairs: Ben Waller, PhD, IS/SF & Philip Hansen, PhD, MD, DK

Denmark

Small Symposium

Exercise and Pregnancy

Speakers:

Katrine Mari Owe, PhD, N

Astrid Jespersen, Prof. DK

Chairs: Monika Bayer, PhD, DK & Kristine B Haugaard, MD, DK

Ballroom

Top of Town

Workshop O

Concussion in sports – how to diagnose

Speaker:

TBA

Chair: Lisbeth Lund Pedersen, MSc, PT, DK

Iceland

Workshop P

Physical training in the treatment of tendinopathy – practical approach

Speaker:

Karin Silbernagel, Prof. PT, US/ S

Chair: Finn Johannsen, MD, DK

10.00 – 10.15

Break

10.15 – 11.15

Norway

Small Symposium

Patellofemoral pain: Non Specific Pain Disorder vs. Tissue Specific Disorder

Speaker:

Rudi Hansen, PT, DK

Michael Rathleff, Prof. PT, DK

Chair: TBA

Sweden

Small Symposium

Surgical or Non-Surgical Management FAI

Speakers:

Scott Fernquest, MD, UK

Kristian Thorborg, Prof. PT, DK

Chair: Ben Waller, PhD, IS/SF

Denmark

Small Symposium

Treating the person not the parts in the recovery after a major sport-related knee injury

Speakers:

Pætur M Holm, PhD, PT, DK

TBA

Jackie L. Whittaker, PhD, PT, Canada

Chair: Merete Møller, PhD, PT, DK

Ballroom

Top of Town

Workshop Q

Assessment of rotator cuff disorders and clinical decision making

Speaker:

TBA

TBA

Chair: Birgitte Hougs Kjær, PhD, PT, DK

Iceland

Workshop R

Rehabilitation after muscle strain injury – practical approach

Speaker:

Karin Silbernagel, Professor, PT, US/ S

Chair: Monika Bayer, PhD, DK

11.15 – 11.30

Break

11.30 – 13.00

Norway

KEY-NOTE LECTURE

Sports Injury Prevention – Evidence-Based Practice versus Practice-Based Evidence

Kristian Thorborg, Prof. PT, DK (Read more)

Chair: Michael Kjær, Prof. MD, DK