SYMPOSIUM ”THE OLYMPIC ATHLETE”IOC

FRIDAY 20th November 2015, 9.30-13.00 at Bispebjerg Hospital, Main Auditorium (Uddannelsescentret, indgang 50)

Official Appointment of:

IOC Sports Medicine Copenhagen
Research Centre for Injury Prevention and Protection of Athlete Health
University Hospitals at Hvidovre-Amager and Bispebjerg-Frederiksberg
the Capital Region of Denmark, University of Copenhagen

as one of 9 worldwide IOC Research Centres for Prevention of Injury and Protection of Athlete Health

 PROGRAMME

FRIDAY 20th November 2015
9.30-9.50:
“International Olympic Committee and the Medical Research Activity”, Professor Lars Engebretsen, Oslo, IOC Head of Scientific Activities

9.50-10.10:
“Greetings”
Representative from Region H, Hospital Director, Anders Agger, Hvidovre-Amager Hospital, Hospital Medical Director, Kurt Espersen, Bispebjerg-Frederiksberg Hospital, Representative from Danish Olympic Committee

10.10-10.20:
Official donation of IOC diploma and plaque.
Professor Lars Engebretsen, IOC Head of Scientific Activities

10.20-12.00 Scientific program: “THE OLYMPIC ATHLETE”
Chairs: Professor Michael Kjaer and Assoc Prof Thomas Bandholm

Prevention, Development and Rehabilitation of Injuries in Athletes
Prevention of sports injuries in athletes
Professor Per Hölmich (15 min)
Tissue loading and overloading in athletes
Professor Peter Magnusson (15 min)
Surgical treatment of athletes
Professor Michael R Krogsgaard (15 min)
Exercise as effective modality in sports injury prevention and treatment
Assoc Professor Kristian Thorborg (15 min)

Protection of Athletes Health
Respiration complications in the elite athlete
Assoc Professor Lars Petersen (10 min)
Cardiac adaptations to exercise in highly trained athletes in DK
Senior Consultant Hanne Rasmusen (10 min)
12.00 Reception (Uddannelsescentret – room 6)