Barça Innovation Hub and Canon Medical present


Global Sports Medicine Forum






Hear from world leaders in Sports Medicine

Hear from world leaders in Sports Medicine led by Dr. Gil Rodas Font, of the Department of Knowledge & Innovation, FC Barcelona's highly acclaimed Innovation Hub, as they share their knowledge and insights on managing the health and wellbeing of elite athletes.
The program's focus is on the importance of diagnosis in the treatment and management of muscle and tendon injuries, and the impact on return to play success.
Live ultrasound scanning, demonstrating the latest techniques in diagnosis and hi-resolution will be performed by Dr Inigo Iriarte, a world leading educator in the use of ultrasound for pain and rehabilitation management in MSK related disease.
The day's events will be rounded out with the opportunity to assess player performance during a live viewing of the first RWC 2019 semifinal match, while networking with speakers and delegates.


Saturday 26 October

Educational Sessions8:15 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Viewing of RWC 2019 semi-final5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Venue:Toranomon Hills 5F, Tokyo JAPAN

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Barça Innovation Hub and Canon Medical present

Global Sports Medicine Forum



Learn from leading experts responsible for the wellbeing of some of the world’s most famous elite sport professionals, about the latest “return to play” expertise and management, delivered via case study presentations and live scanning demonstrations.

Program Convener:
Prof. Tsukasa Kumai
Faculty of Sport Science
Waseda University
Program Convener:
Dr. Gil Rodas
Barcelona Sports Medicine Physician
Dept of Knowledge & Innovation FC Barcelona, FMCE-FIFA Spain
Director of Sports Medicine Department of Hospital Clínic i Provincial, Barcelona
Speaker:
Dr. Ramon Balius
Diagnostic Imaging & Sports Medicine Specialist.
Sports Catalan Council, Generalitat of Catalonia Clinica Diagonal Barcelona.
Consultant of Watford FC
Speaker:
Dr Sandra Mecho
Radiologist
Assistència Sanitaria Col.legial,
Hospital de Barcelona, Barcelona.
FCB Barcelona Medical Center, Barcelona
Speaker:
Prof. Nicolas Sans
Head of Imaging Dept. University Hospital of Toulouse
Member of the Board, Rugby Club Stade Toulousain
Member of the Medical Committee, Rugby Club Stade Toulousain
Live Ultrasound Scanning & Instruction:
Dr. Iñigo Iriarte
Medical Specialist in Rehabilitation & Physical Medicine.
Professor of Ultrasound of the Spanish Society of Rehabilitation & Physical Medicine.
Director ARS Medical, Bilbao
Consultant of Athletic Bilbao F.C. Medical Services



Program (subject to change)

"The importance of diagnosis in the assessment of muscle & tendon injuries"

The importance of diagnosis in the assessment of muscle & tendon injuriesProf. Tsukasa Kumai
Challenges in managing muscle & tendon injuriesDr. Gill Rodas
Understanding muscle injuries - anatomyDr. Ramon Balius
The role of imaging in diagnosis, management and longer term follow upDr. Sanda Mercho
Muscle & tendon injuries in SoccerDr. Ramon Balius
Live demonstration - ultrasound scanning of muscle & tendon injuries:Part 1Dr. Iñigo Iriatre
Muscle & tendon injuries in RugbyProf. Nicolas Sans
Live demonstration - ultrasound scanning of muscle & tendon injuries:Part 2Dr. Iñigo Iriatre

*Final program will be available by July 30.

Networking opportunity & RWC 2019 Semi Final match viewing

Live match broadcast available following the seminar!!

Viewing of RWC 2019 semi-final
5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


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