MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE
20 + 21 NOVEMBER 2019 | DÜSSELDORF
The MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE was founded in 2013 at MEDICA, the world´s largest medical trade show. The platform has established as the leading interdisciplinary exchange platform between international sports medicine experts, professional athletes and sport techies, the sporting goods and healthcare industries. The cooperation platform fosters new exchange formats, new sport medical therapies, and innovative products for prevention, recovery and population health management. The 7th MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE will be held on the 20th & 21st of November, 2019. Join us is in Düsseldorf and be part of this vibrant ecosystem, and network with new partners, and discover and develop new markets!
CALL FOR SPEAKERS 2019
The call for speakers is online now and submissions for a presentation at the MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE 2019 are welcome.
Feel free to submit your proposal!
Director IAAF Health & Science Department
Past President French Sports Medicine Association | Medical Director
Head of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Sport Medicine
German Sport University
Professor of Neurological Surgery
University of Washington
Former head strength and conditioning coach NBA | Director of scientific department
Team Physician Borussia Monchengladbach | Department of Sports Medicine Charité
Head of Department Movement and Health Promotion
German Sport University Cologne
Sports Medicine | Past World Champion of Medical Health Professionals in Race Cycling | Team Physician Trek-Segafredo
CEO & Founder, Racefox
Head of Sports Medicine and Exercise Science | Director of ILUG (Institute for Performance Diagnostics and Health Promotion) | Past President DVS
Sports University Halle
Ironman World Champion | Ironman European Champion
Florida International University
Institute for Experimental Psychophysiology
Director Science Collaborations
Head of Bundeswehr Institute for Preventive Medicine
CEO & Co-founder
University Hospital of Zurich
Chair of Sports Medicine
University of Paderborn
Specialist in Cardiology & Sports Medicine | Preventive Medicine DGPR | Vice President German Society for Sports Medicine & Prevention (DGSP)
Professor Biomechanics in Sports | President
Technical University of Munich | DVS
Austrian Institute of Sports Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor Sports & Spine Medicine, Medicine Center Seattle, Washington
University of Washington
Professor for Sports and Preventive Medicine | Team Physician
Saarland University | German National Football Team (DFB)
Professor for Sports and Exercise Science | Secretary General
Hamburg University | German Sports Medicine Association (DGSP)
Head - Medical Expert Committee
German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB)
|13:00||Conference Welcome||Horst Giesen | Director||MEDICA|
|Global active city: a new framework to fight a pandemy of inactivity in a rapidly urbanising world||Philippe Furrer | Senior Manager & Head of Youth Engagement||International Olympic Committee|
|The rise of chronic diseases in children: an unwanted lasting legacy||Prof. Dr. Larry Durstine | Professor for Exercise Science||American College of Sports Medicine|
|13:50||Session 1 - Future concepts in professional sports||powered by WISS / German Institute of Sports Science|
|Key elements for elite coaches and athletes to adhere to and benefit from data monitoring||Prof. Dr. Billy Sperlich | Head of Integrative & Experimental Exercise Science & Training||Julius-Maximilians -University of Würzburg|
|MISSIE is a new measurement and information system for precise and useful motion analysis in figure skating.||Prof. Dr. Wilfried Alt | Associate Director, Institute of Sports- and Movement Science , Karsten Schäfer | PhD Student, Institute of Sports- and Movement Science||University of Stuttgart|
|Football through the eyes of a computer||Manuel Stein | Senior PhD student and Member of the Data Analysis and Visualization Group||University of Konstanz|
|3D Markerless motion capture – A new high performance technology for big data analysis in real world scenarios -Injury prevention in soccer and baseball||Thomas Hock | Sales Manager Europe & Sports Services, Simi Reality Motion Systems||Manager Europe, Simi Reality Motion Systems GmbH|
|14:45||Session 2 - Latest innovations in monitoring vital data & sport performance|
|Necessary steps to accelerate the integration of wearables sensors into recreation and competitive sports||Marcel Botha | CEO , Prof. Dr. Yannis Pitsiladis | Professor of Sport and Exercise Science||10x Beta, University of Brighton|
|Physiology of muscle and tendon healing||Prof. Dr. med. Wilhelm Bloch | Head of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Sport Medicine||German Sports University Cologne|
|Therapy of muscle and tendon injuries||Dr. med. Casper Grim | Chief Resident||Klinikum Osnabrück|
|Why another look at bioimpedance?||Prof. Dr. Luis Bettencourt Sardinha | Professor Faculty of Human Kinetics||University of Lisboa|
|16:00||Networking Coffee Break|
|16:15||Session 3 - Guided Innovation Tour|
|Technogym (Hall 4, Stand 4G25)|
|Woodway (Hall 4, Stand 4D57)|
|WT | Wearable Technologies (Hall 15, Stand 15C23)|
|17:30||MEDICA CONNECTED HEALTHCARE FORUM (Hall 15, Stand 15C24)|
|18:15||End of Day 1 of MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE|
|10:00||Session 4 - Tailored exercise programs|
|How to move kids – findings of a new psychophysical approach||Prof. Hans Holdhaus | Founder and Director||IMSB-Austria (Institute for Sports Medicine and Science)|
|Get active – community mobilization in a cross generational cardiovascular health awareness program||Dr. Birgit Böhm | Chair for Preventive Pediatrics||TU München|
|Resistance training in children and adolescents||Prof. Dr. Urs Granacher | Head of the division of Training and Movement Sciences, Faculty Human Sciences||University of Potsdam|
|Functional evaluation and exercise prescription for people with severe obesity||Prof. Dr. med. Andrea Ermolao | Physician Specialist in Sports Medicine||University of Padova|
|Low back pain in sports & the general population – the effectiveness of neuromuscular training||Prof. Dr. med. Frank Mayer | Medical Director, University Outpatient Clinic – Center of Sports Medicine||University Outpatient Clinic, Potsdam|
|E-Bike & Health – new findings on the effect of e-biking on health parameters||Prof. Dr. med. Uwe Tegtbur | Director of the Institute for Sports and Medicine||University of Hannover|
|12:00||Session 5 - Exercise: From idea to action - Panel Discussion|
|Swedish physical activity on prescription - a role model for behavioral change?||Prof. Dr. med. Mats Börjesson | Head of the Center for Health and Performance (CHP)||University of Gothenburg|
|Exercise is Medicine – Germany||Prof. Dr. med. Jürgen Michael Steinacker | Professor for Sports and Rehabilitation Medicine | Chair||University Hospital Ulm|
|Exercise is Medicine – Portugal||Prof. Dr. Luis Bettencourt Sardinha | Professor Faculty of Human Kinetics||University of Lisbon|
|Exercise is Medicine – Italy||Prof. Dr. med. Andrea Ermolao | Physician Specialist in Sports Medicine||University of Padova|
|Exercise is Medicine – Tunisia||Dr. Donia Koubaa | Chair of Sports Medicine Department||National Center for Medicine and Sports Science (CNMSS), Tunisia|
|Exercise is Medicine – USA||Prof. Dr. Larry Durstine | Professor for Exercise Science||American College of Sports Medicine|
|Exercise is Medicine – Sweden||Prof. Dr. med. Mats Börjesson | Head of the Center for Health and Performance (CHP)||University of Gothenburg|
|13:15||Networking Lunch & Exhibition Break|
|14:15||Session 6 - Corporate Fitness|
|Best Practise – The EXOS vision for corporate wellness||Anthony Slater | Senior Vice President , Martin Welke | Senior Director Fitness & Health Management||Adidas & EXOS|
|Active life style – the relevance of physical activity at work||Alberto Bichi | Executive Director||epsi|
|The cost-effectiveness of worksite physical activity and exercise interventions||Prof. Dr. med. Willem Van Mechelen | Professor of Sports Medicine at VU University Medical Center Amsterdam||Department of Public and Occupational Health Amsterdam|
|Improving corporate fitness and performance: the "Health & Fitness Street" and its implementation||Prof. Dr. med. Rüdiger Reer | Professor for Sports and Exercise Science | Secretary General||German Sports Medicine Association DGSP|
|15:30||Session 7 - Digital innovations in sports & healthcare|
|Moderated by SportsTech Germany||Fee Beyer | Founder , Marcel Isakowitz | Founder||SportsTech Germany|
|Bloodbased optimization of performance and nutrition||Dr. med. Johannes Scherr | Chief Medical Officer||Loewi|
|NuvoAir- Smart spirometry and its applications for athletes and sports professionals||Paul Kirchmeier | Director of Business Development||NuvoAir|
|Real-time analysis of motion and muscle activity: improving athlete's performance||Hyungyu Ko | CEO||LogonU|
|K-FORCE: the intelligent assistant in functional rehabilitation||Athanase Kollias | CEO||K-Invent|
|SOLOS Mirrors - a new way of analyzing body movement||Giorgi Khubua | Managing Director and Co-Founder||SOLOS Mirrors|
|Challenges and opportunities to using smart ECG t-shirts for professional, individual and team sport monitoring||Oleksii Vynogradov | Founder and CEO||Heartin|
|Fitrockr - Next generation solution for medical, health and fitness analytics & gamification||Jörg Fehlinger | Managing Director and Co-Founder||fitrockr|
|Next level smart clothing: Measure and improve athletic performance and recovery||Florian Dennerlein | CEO||ambiotex GmbH|
|Real world applications empowered by foot sensors, from shoe fitting to broadcast||Dr. Benoit Mariani | CEO and Co-Founder||GaitUp|
|16:45||Summary & Closing remarks|
|17:30||End of 6th MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE|
BECOME A PARTNER!
Does an exhibition opportunity at the MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCES excite you? Become part of this ever-growing multi-disciplinary ecosystem and get the chance to network with top industry experts and sports medicine professionals.
The DGSP is the main institution in the fields of sports medicine, as well as healthcare and health prevention by physical activity and with its 9.000 medical members one of the biggest professional associations in Germany.
The German Society of Sport Science (Deutsche Vereinigung für Sportwissenschaft, abbr.: DVS) is a federation of researchers active in teaching, research or practice, and it was founded in Munich in 1976. Their mission is to encourage and support research in sport science.
The EFSMA European Federation of Sports Medicine Associations is a not-for-profit association and recognized by the International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS). The specific objectives of EFSMA are to have Sports Medicine recognized as a specialty in all of Europe; to develop and harmonize education in Sports Medicine throughout Europe and to get Sports Medicine included in the basic curricula; to be a pan-European forum in Sports Medicine for the improvement of communication between sports Medicine Organizations; to coordinate European Sports Medicine actions and to cooperate with Sport Science disciplines in Europe; to increase understanding of the importance of physical activity for the whole population and dissemination of knowledge and methods of Sports Medicine for the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries and diseases; to encourage in common research; to establish and propagate a Sports Medicine Code of Ethics throughout Europe; to implement Exercise Prescription for Health
Exercise is Medicine is an initiative of the America College of Sports Medicine. ACSM is the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world. With more than 45,000 members and certified professionals worldwide, ACSM is dedicated to advancing and integrating scientific research to provide educational and practical applications of exercise science and sports medicine.
The European Initiative for Exercise in Medicine is the European part of global Exercise is Medicine. The EIEIM is a nonprofit organization, dedicated to health and exercise promotion with its legal seat in Ulm, Germany.
EPSI (The European Platform for Sport Innovation) is a membership-based networking organization within Europe that focuses on innovation in the areas of physical activity related to sport, leisure and health. EPSI strives for a more innovation-friendly environment for the EU sports industry, in order to stimulate technological innovation and to set up businesses with a focus on innovative technology.
FESI (Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry) is the European representative of the sporting goods industry vis-à-vis the European Institutions as well as other European authorities and bodies. One of the main goals of FESI is to promote free trade between European Member States and to facilitate trade world-wide.
FIMS is a structured and well-organised association, strongly committed to the promotion of the study and development of sports medicine throughout the world. The purpose and administration of FIMS is clearly set out in its Statutes and By-Laws. FIMS is made up of continental and national sports medicine associations, as well as multinational groups and individual members.
With the founding of the innovation network “Wearables in top-level sport” -WISS- in July 2015, the initiators of the Federal Institute of Sport Science and Innovation Manufacture set themselves the goal of discovering the potential of wearable technologies (wearable technologies, wearables) and making them increasingly usable for top German sport, Through the work done so far around the WISS network, numerous interdisciplinary collaborations and projects between sports practice, technology development and science have already been initiated. This resulted in an excellent response from all participating network members and external stakeholders.
WT | Wearable Technologies is the pioneer and worldwide leading innovation and market development platform for technologies worn close to the body, on the body or even in the body. They offer an international platform for networking and serves as a hub for market-ready products and components. On the one hand WT stands for online activities such as the WTcommunity, including an extensive exhibitor database and an up-to-date newsletter. And on the other hand the platform is represented offline through various trade shows, dedicated conferences and furthermore through the printed trade journal WTnews.
The MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE is the annual highlight of MEDICA, the world‘s largest medical marketplace with +128,000 visitors and 5000 exhibitors from 66 countries, having 17 exhibition halls, 8 forums, and 5 congresses. The MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE will take place at the Congress Center Düsseldorf (CCD), South, Room 2.
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