27 SEPTEMBER 2019
09:00-10:00 am Registration and coffee
10:00-10:10 am Conference opening speech / Mikko Kirjavainen, D.Med.Sc.
SESSION 1. Are Young People Being Injured by Sports?
Talks chaired by Prof. Olli Heinonen
10:10-10:30 am Large Training Volumes and Their Proven Links to Stress Injuries / Mari Leppänen, D.H.Sc.
10:30-10:50 am Back Stress Fractures in Adolescents / Associate Prof. Olli Pajulo
10:50-11:10 am Stress Injuries of the Foot / Mikko Kirjavainen, D.Med.Sc.
11:10-11:30 am speaker not yet confirmed
11:30 am-12:00 pm Theme discussion
12:00-1:00 pm LUNCH
SESSION 2. Prof. Sakari Orava Honorary Session
Talks chaired by Associate Prof. Jussi Rantanen
1:00-1:20 pm Hamstring Highlights with Sakari Orava / Associate Prof. Lasse Lempainen
1:20-1:40 pm Imaging of Hamstring Disorders – Role of Central Tendon and
Sciatic Nerve / Dr Steven James, The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham
1:40-2:00 pm Return to Play after a Hamstring Injury – The Barça Way / FC Barcelona
2:00-2:20 pm Achilles Highlights with Sakari Orava / Associate Prof. Janne Sarimo
2:20-2:40 pm Imaging of the Achilles – Finding the Source of Pain / Dr Steven James, The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham
2:40-3:00 pm Surgery for Achilles Disorders – When? What? Why? / Prof. Håkan Alfredson, Alfredson Tendon Clinic, Pure Sports Medicine Clinic, University of Umeå
3:00-3:30 pm BREAK
3:30-3:45 pm Greetings from Italy – AC Milan Medical Team
3:45-4:00 pm Greetings from Spain – FC Barcelona Medical Team
4:00-4:15 pm Awarding of scholarship from the Sakari Orava Fund
4:15-5:00 pm Meet the speakers
6:30 pm DINNER
SATURDAY 28 SEPTEMBER 2019
09:00-09:10 am Conference day opening speech, Johanna Asklöf, Business Unit Director
SESSION 3. Basketball is a Contact Sport
Talks chaired by Prof. Jari Salo
09:10-09:30 am From Amateurs to Professionals – The Finnish National Basketball Team’s Road to Success / Henrik Dettman, Basketball Coach
09:30-09:50 am What is Needed to Return to the Court? / Aleksi Kallioniemi, Lic.Med. Sc.
09:50-10:10 am Treating Luxation of the Shoulder Joint / Juha Ranne, D.Med.Sc.
10:10-10:20 am How to Move on After an ACL Injury / Mikko Kirjavainen, D.Med.Sc.
10:20-10:40 am Jumper’s Knee / Prof. Jari Salo
10:40-11:10 am Theme discussion
11:10-11:30 am BREAK
SESSION 4. Athletes’ Well-Being
Talks chaired by Lauri Alanko
11:30-11:50 am When Good Isn’t Good Enough – Striving for Excellence / Tuomas Grönman, M.Psych., Sports Psychologist
11:50 am-12:10 pm Sleeping to Success / Associate Prof. Henri Tuomilehto
12:10-12:30 pm Athletes’ Nutrition / Patrik Borg, Nutritionist
12:30-12:50 pm Dentistry/odontology, speaker not confirmed
12:50-1:10 pm Theme discussion
1:10-1:30 pm Conference closing speech
1:30 pm Late lunch and farewell
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