Last weekend the 5th IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury & Illness in sport took place in Monaco. The HITG team was represented by Professor Jiří Dvořák, Dr Evert Verhagen and Annika Prien.
The 5th International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport took place in Berlin last month. Almost the entire Head in the Game team took part, contributing with various presentations to the conference. Among other studies, we presented our analysis of 17 years of injury data on the frequency and characteristics of head and neck injuries in elite football. Here are some of the most interesting results.
The 25th Football Medicine Strategies Conference entitled ‘Return to Play’ took place in April at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Center in London. Over 2000 participants from 89 countries attended. The Head in the Game team was represented by Professor Jiří Dvořák, Professor Astrid Junge and Annika Prien, who was invited to speak about the first results of the study.