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Winter Seminar 2018


Wednesday March 7 to Saturday 10, 2017        Full program  HERE   Consensus statement  on Concussion

Slide and Run  
Presented by Boris Gojanovic MD, Alexander Ruhe DC, PhD and François Fourchet DO, PhD

The following topics will be presented:
Concussion and practical tests, youth sports and preparticipation examination, functional screening - concept of local stabilizers vs global movers, running shoes and running analysis, running as a rehab tool, growth - osteochondral lesions, hockey injuries, concussion and working in an integrated team ...

The lecturers

Dr Boris Gojanovic is a sports medicine physician with interests in the many areas of sports, health, exercise and science. He studied in Lausanne, specialized in internal medicine and sports before perfecting his research and clinical skills at Stanford University (USA). He was the Head of Sports Medicine at the Swiss Federal Institute for Sports (Magglingen) before moving to Geneva as Health & Performance medical director at the Swiss Olympic Medical Center, Hôpital de La Tour. His ever growing experience aims to serve athletes in their pursuit of greatness and success, and also non-athletic people on their way to a better active and productive health through movement and exercise.

Dr Alexander Ruhe is an AECC graduate and currently practicing in Germany. He holds a PhD in Clinical Biomechanics and an MSc in Medical Ultrasound. In addition to treating athletes in practice he was part of medical teams for national and international sports events, including the FICS delegations for the 2009 and 2017 World Games. Since 2009 Alex is team chiropractor for the national league ice hockey team “Grizzlys Wolfsburg” and is engaged in interdisciplinary research projects in sports medicine. Furthermore, he is a member of the Medical Task Force of the German ice hockey league and lectures on various topics such as clinical biomechanics, research methods and the FICS ICSSP program.

Dr François Fourchet is a French sport physiotherapist, osteopath and researcher. He currently works at the Physiotherapy Department of the Hôpital La Tour in Geneva and he is leading the Motion Analysis Laboratory. Formerly, he was Senior Physiotherapist in Aspetar/Aspire in Doha - Qatar. François focuses on applied science and published papers about foot/ankle injury prevention and foot core strengthening, electromyostimulation, relations between injuries and maturation in adolescent athletes and running biomechanics changes due to fatigue. He obtained his PhD in 2012 and he is a certified senior lecturer for French universities. François also works as a reviewer for several peer-reviewed journals (Gait & Posture, Journal of Athletic Training, BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders...) and he is a member of the International Ankle Consortium

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