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Symposium: The Olympic Athlete - A multidisciplinary perspective

Location: Campus VUB Jette
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On December 17, 2022 from 9 am until 1 pm, the Postgraduate Sports Physiotherapy hosts "The Olympic athlete, a multidisciplinary perspective" symposium on campus Jette of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. The symposium will leave the floor to renound researchers and clinicians (surgeons, physiotherapists, …) which will be an added value for students, academics and colleagues on the field.


In short, it will be an unforgettable event to learn with networking possibilities!

We hope to see many of you present in Brussels on Saturday December 17.  


Registration fees:

Students: € 25 

Regular registration: €50

This seminar is accredited by Pro-Q-kine with 8 points


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8u15: Doors open & registration

8u45: Opening congres
9u00: Prof. Dr. Romain Meeusen – Fatigue in the elite performance context

9u30: Prof. Dr. Paul Wylleman – Mental health in the Olympic athlete

10u00: Prof. Dr. Evert Verhagen – “Optimizing risk reduction strategies in high performance organizations”


10u30: Dr. Roel Parys – The Olympics through the eyes of the medical doctor

11u00: Dr. Caroline Bolling - Injury prevention through athletes perspectives: the missing pieces of the puzzle

11u30: Ellen Jacobs – The Olympics through the eyes of the sports physiotherapist


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