Invitation to IOC Symposium

Strategies in relation to patellofemoral problems in athletes


Section for Sportstraumatology M51 and Institute for Sportsmedicine M81 Bispebjerg-Frederiksberg Hospital


NEW DATE: October 11, 2016 10-17

Call for free papers, deadline September 15, 2016. Please send abstracts to:

Admission free.


Preliminary program:

10.00 – 10.15 Introduction to the problem

10.15-10.45 Biomechanics of the patellofemoral joint and changes leading to symptoms (Joanna Stephen)

Patellofemoral pain:

10.45-11.15 Causes of anterior knee pain in the athlete and strategies for examination and visualization of the problem (Christoffer Brushøj)

11.15-11.40 Non-surgical treatment possibilities – scientific background. Results and prognosis (Marius Henriksen)

11.40-12.00 Surgical treatment possibilities. Results and prognosis.

12.00-12.15 Return to sports

12.15 – 13.00 Lunch

13.00-13.30 Free papers on patellofemoral pain

Patellofemoral instability:

13.30-14.00 Causes of patellofemoral instability. Clinical findings. Biomechanical explanations (Joanna Stephen)

14.00-14.30 Strategies for examination and visualization of the problem (Peter Lavard)

14.30 – 15.00 Coffee/tea

15.00-15.15 Non-surgical treatment possibilities. Results and prognosis (Marius Henriksen).

15.15-15.45 Surgical treatment possibilities. Results and prognosis. Complications to surgery (Peter Lavard)

15.45-16.00 Return to sports.

16.00-16.30 Free papers on patellofemoral instability

16.30-17.00 Panel discussion. Conclusions and recommendations


Registration (maxium capacity 150 participants):

Final program will be mailed to participants October 1, 2016.

Welcome !