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Willem van Mechelen and Evert Verhagen speakers at IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury and Illness in Sport 2017 in Monaco (video)

Date published: March 29th, 2017

Willem van Mechelen and Evert Verhagen speakers at IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury and Illness in Sport 2017 in Monaco (video)

March 16th till 18th, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) World Conference on Prevention of Injury & Illness in sport was organized in Monaco. The IOC World Conference was the premier international conference for those interested in clinical aspects of sports and exercise medicine. As a member of the IOC Medical and Scientific Expert Commission, Willem van Mechelen (Professor of Occupational and Sports Medicine) was keynote speaker at the Conference. He was introduced by Roald Bahr in this video from the 13th minute.

His complete talk, titled: 25 years after: the sequence of prevention revisited, can be watched by periscope by the following links (open in chrome). Part 1Part 2Part 3 and Part 4.

Evert Verhagen (Associate professor of Public and Occupational Health), chair of the Amsterdam Collaboration on Health and Safety in Sport talked about Social media & approaches to injury prevention. The talk can be watched by this link.

Furthermore, Saulo Delfino Barboza, Monitoring  field hockey injuries: the first step for prevention, and Joske Nauta, Risk factors for injuries in elite youth tennis players, presented their posters and
Caroline Silveira Bolling guided a workshop titled: Peeking behind the curtain; how to use qualitative approaches to develop optimized care and prevention for athletes.

 

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