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UPMC Sports Surgery Clinic Football Conference

Confirmed Speakers:
Mike Young, Vancouver Whitecaps, Major League Soccer
“Preseason vs In-season conditioning in professional football”
David Opar, Hamstring Research Group, Queensland University Australia
“Hamstring Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation strategies in football”
Dr Andy Franklyn Miller, Director of Rehabilitation and Research, UPMC Sports Surgery Clinic
“Current research developments in professional football”
Dr Luis Serratosa, Real Madrid FC
“Challenging diagnostic and rehabilitation cases in professional football”
Enda King, Head of Performance Rehabilitation, UPMC Sports Surgery Clinic
“Rehabilitation of hip and groin injuries in football”
• Dr Alan Byrne & Ciaran Murray, Football Association of Ireland
“Challenges in injury prevention and management in International Football”
Dr Eanna Falvey, Director of Sports Medicine, UPMC Sports Surgery Clinic
“Diagnosis and Prognosis of Soft tissue injuries in football”
• Dr Chris Bleakley, Sports Institute of Northern Ireland
“Role of cryotherapy in acute injury management and rehabilitation”
Martin Hagglund, Associate Professor, Linkoping University, Sweden
“Epidemiology of Injuries in professional football”
Additional International Speakers TBCClick here for event flyer.
To register your place, please email Rachel Broe on
To coincide with the 2014 World Cup in Brazil and to share their experiences working in this field, SSC has invited an international panel of experts to present alongside our own clinicians on the challenges of managing injury in professional football.Registration from 8.30am and cost is €160 (includes Lunch & Coffee breaks)To register your place please e-mail Rachel Broe on
Date: 17th May 2014
Location: UPMC Sports Surgery Clinic
Cost: 160