Sports medicine: getting on in age, but still young

The Engebretsen Symposium: Guest speaker, Lars Engebretsen, and others will look to the future. How can we solve the main challenges in sports medicine?

Information

Date

November 21

Location

Auditorium Innsikt, NIH

Time

08:00

Content

The Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences and the Orthopedic Center at Oslo University Hospital are delighted to invite you to the Engebretsen symposium: «Sports medicine – getting on in age, but still young!»

We are honored to present a star lineup of international and national clinician-scientists who will share their views on central issues in sports medicine and orthopedics.

The program is inspired by professor Lars Engebretsen’s long, distinguished research career. The speakers will, like the main guest on his 70th birthday, look to the future – how can we solve the main challenges in sports medicine?

Free admission - no registration required

WELCOME!

Program

08:30 Uğur Erdener (Professor, Vice President, International Olympic Committee & Chair, IOC Medical Commission): Opening

08:40 Roald Bahr (Professor, Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences & Chief Medical Officer, Olympiatoppen): The past, present and future of sports medicine – a single-case study

09:00 Richard Budgett (Director, Medical and Scientific Department, International Olympic Committee): Developing and delivering sports medicine to the world of sports – The role of the International Olympic Committee

09:20 Tore Øvrebø (CEO, Olympiatoppen): The role of sports medicine in an elite Olympic and Paralympic sports programme

09:40 Jon Olav Drogset (Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Norwegian University for Science and Technology): Treatment of ACL injuries – from Trondheim to the world stage

10:00 Break

10:30 Romain Seil (Professor, Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg): ACL injuries among children and adolescents

10:50 Andreas Persson (PhD fellow, Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center): What have we learned, what can we learn and what can we not learn from ACL registry research?

11:10 Asbjørn Aarøen (Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Akershus University Hospital & Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center): Cartilage injuries to the knee – The ultimate challenge for the orthopedic surgeon

11:30 Gino Kerkhoffs (Professor & Chair, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Amsterdam University Medical Centers; Chair Academic Center for Evidence based Sportsmedicine (ACES): Ankle cartilage treatment in athletes in Amsterdam - from sprain to TOPIC

11:50 Break

12:30 Marc Strauss (Consultant, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Oslo University Hospital & Olympiatoppen, PhD fellow, Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center): Knee dislocations - Title tbd

12:50 Jan Brinchmann (Research Group Leader, Oslo University Hospital): New treatment strategies for osteoarthritis - the Thon project

13:10 Jon Karlsson (Professor, Gøteborgs universitet & Sahlgrenska hospital): Treating Achilles tendon ruptures in the elite athlete

13:30 Break

14:00 Willem van Mechelen (Professor, Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc, Amsterdam): Preventing injuries in sports – where are we 14 years after the First World Congress of Sports Injury Prevention?

14:20 Grethe Myklebust (Professor, Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences): From research to action – SKADEFRI, the Norwegian sports injury prevention program

14:40 Sverre Løken (Head of Arthroscopy Unit, Orthopedic Department, Oslo University Hospital & Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center): My life with Lars – from being an athlete, his orthopedic resident, his PhD student, to finally being his boss

14:50 Torbjørn Soligard (Scientific Manager, Medical and Scientific Department, International Olympic Committee): My life with Lars – from the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences to the International Olympic Committee

15:00 Fredrik Bendiksen (MD, Consultant): Lars – The (Hu)Man

Contact us

Kathrin Steffen

Researcher

Phone: +47 23 26 23 21 / +47 936 04 398