Barça Innovation Hub and Canon Medical present Global Sports Medicine Forum 2019
On 26th of October 2019, Canon Medical invited key experts in the field to share their thoughts on how medical imaging can support the health and wellbeing of elite athletes.
Leading the charge was renowned sports medicine physician, Dr. Gil Rodas Font from FC Barcelona’s Department of Knowledge and Innovation. He, along with Prof. Kumai and Dr. Iriarte, performed a range of live scans to demonstrate how imaging modalities can transform the prevention and treatment of sports injuries.
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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
Toranomon Hills 5F, Tokyo JAPAN
Registration / Ultrasound Demonstration
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Viewing of RWC 2019 semi-final
5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
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.
Prof. Tsukasa Kumai
Faculty of Sport Science
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
Co-Chair & 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 Mechó
Assistència Sanitaria Col.legial,
Hospital de Barcelona, Barcelona.
FCB Barcelona Medical Center,
Speaker: Dr. Luis Mendia
Medical Education Manager at World Rugby
Associate Specialist in Anaesthesia and ICU ,
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust,
UK Team doctor of Saracens RFC
Ultrasound Scanning & Instructions: 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
Remarks: Prof. Toru Fukubayashi
Ariake University of Medical and
Co-Chair: Dr. Toru Okuwaki
Director of Sports Medical Center,
Japan Institute of Sports Science
Japan Hight Performance Sports Center
Co-Chair: Prof. Shumpei Miyakawa
Professor, Orthopedic Surgeon Dept.
University of Tsukuba
Speaker: Dr. Sadao Niga
Jin Orthopedic & Sports Clinic
Urawa Red Diamonds
Speaker: Dr. Akira Maeda
Hakata Knee & Sports Clinic
Department of Sports Medicine and Science,
Faculty of Human Health, Kurume University
Ultrasound Scanning & Instructions: Dr. Shu Takahashi
East Aoba Orthopedic Clinic
Ultrasound Scanning & Instructions: Dr. Jun Sasahara
Chief of Medical Department,
Teikyo University Institute of
Sports Science and Medicine
*The Japanese Orthopaedic Association Education approved credits
Live broadcast of the RWC 2019 semi-final 1
Watch the action live following the seminar
Explore the latest advances in sports medicine imaging.
Toranomon Hills Forum
Toranomon Hills Mori Tower 5th Floor, 1-23-3
Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-6305
Public Transportation Tokyo Metro Ginza Line
5-minute walk from No. 1 Exit of Toranomon Sta.
Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line
6-minute walk from Exit 3 of Kamiyacho Sta.
Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line / Marunouchi Line / Hibiya Line
8-minute walk from Exit A12 of Kasumigaseki Sta.
Toei Subway Mita Line
8-minute walk from Exit A3 of Uchisaiwaicho Sta.
Ginza Line, Asakusa Line, Yurikamome, JR Yamanote Line,
KeihinTohoku Line, Tokaido Line, Yokosuka Line
11-minute walk from the Karasumoriguchi Exit of Shimbashi Sta.
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