23th European College of Sport Science Congress (ECSS), Dublin, Ireland, 4-7 July 2018
Oral presentation: R.P. Lamberts ‘Functional overreaching in professional female cyclists; implications for monitoring and prescribing training’
(RP Lamberts, L Decroix, R Meeusen)
Oral presentation: M.M.Eken 'Hand held dynamometry for force measurements in adults with cerebral palsy; norm values and variability’
(MM Eken, S Koschnick, NG Langerak, BE Veerbeek, J du Toit, AG Fieggen, RP Lamberts)
Oral presentation: L Grobler 'Comparison of cognitive performance after an acute bout of moderate intensity backward and forward exercise'
(L Grobler, E Terblanche)
Sponsored Session: Injury risk and injury prevention in rugby union **SPONSORED BY CATAPULT**
Chair: J. Brown
C. Bleakley 'Epidemiology of rugby union injuries'
C. McKay 'Is there any evidence to support banning the tackle in junior rugby'
J. Brown 'Injury prevention in rugby union; are we wining or is this a losing battle'
65th Annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), Minneapolis, USA, 29 May - 2 June 2018
Symposium: Evidence-based injury and illness prevention in paralympic sport
(W. Derman, N. Webborn, C Blauwett, P. van Vliet)
Symposium: Evidence-based management of acute pain in athletes and active people
(S.A. Herring, W. Derman, F O'Conner, B Stacey, C Buckenmaier)
Tutorial Lecture: W. Derman ' The pre-participation physical examination of the paralympic athlete: What every sports university medicine provider should know'
(W. Derman, I.M. Asif)
Poster presentation: P.L. Viviers 'Vitamin D status in elite South African (SA) rugby union players; a pilot study'
(P.L. Viviers, J. Viljoen, G. Hagemann, A. Kourie, D. Roberts, W. Derman)
Clinical case: P.L. Viviers 'A rare cause of knee pain in a healthy male ultra-marathon runner'
(P.L. Viviers, R. Dreyer, J Viljoen, W Derman)
8th Meeting of the East European and Mediterranean Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (EEMCPDM), Tel Aviv, Israel, 22-25 May 2018
Keynote lecture: R.P. Lamberts ‘Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy: long-term outcomes more than a quarter of a century after surgery'
Keynote lecture: R.P. Lamberts ‘HIV encephalopathy and spastic diplegia’
23rd Annual Conference of Rehabilitation In Multiple Sclerosis (RIMS) 'Multiple Sclerosis - Rehabilitation Across the Lifespan', Amsterdam, Netherlands, 31 May - 2 June 2018
Oral presentation: D.Maartens 'Physical activity and risk factors for chronic non-communicable disease in relation to disease severity in patients with MS – a cross sectional survey'
(D. Maartens, W. Derman, S Hanekom, M Heine)
Australasian academy of cerebral palsy and developmental medicine (AUSACPDM) conference, 21-24 March Auckland, New Zealand, 2018
Oral presentation: B.E. Veerbeek ‘Level of habitual physical activity in adults with bilateral spastic CP>25 years after Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy’
(BE Veerbeek, NG Langerak, RP Lamberts, AG Fieggen)
17th Biennial Congress of the South African Sports Medicine Association (SASMA), Cape Town, South Africa, 24-27 October 2017
Invited parallel session: Optimising the journey of the amputee from surgery to elite performance
(J. Chin, P. Runciman, L. Grobler, S. Ferreira, W. Derman)
Invited lecture: R.P. Lamberts 'Finding the optimal balance in training - detecting early symptoms of fatigue and overreaching'
22th European College of Sport Science Congress (ECSS), Essen, Germany, 5-8 July 2017
Oral presentation: R.P. Lamberts ‘Changes in submaximal performance parameters after an ultra-marathon; practical applications to monitor overreaching’
(RP Lamberts, A. Siegl, E. Kösel, N. Tam, S. Koschnick, N.G. Langerak, S. Skorski, T. Meyer)
29th Annual Meeting of the European Academy of Childhood Disability (EACD), Amsterdam, Netherlands, 17-20 May 2017
Oral presentation: R.P. Lamberts ’Differences in gait pattern two decades after Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy or Orthopaedic surgery: implications for the future’
(R.P. Lamberts, J. du Toit, A.G. Fieggen, N.G. Langerak)
IOC World Congress on Prevention of Injury and Illness in Sport, Monaco, France, 16-18 March 2017
Symposium: Protecting the health and performance of the traveling athlete
Oral presentation: W. Derman 'Travel concerns for the Olympic and Paralympic athletes from a sports medicine physician perspective'
Symposium: Evidence-based Injury Prevention in Paralympic Sport
Oral presentation: W. Derman 'Introduction - the Paralympic Injury and Illness Surveillance Study'
Oral presentation: W. Derman 'The epidemiology of injury in Paralympic winter sport and the impact of longitudinal data collection'
Panel discussion: Epidemiology and risk factor assessment for injury prevention in Paralympic Sport – what does the future hold? - Webborn, Blauwet, Derman, Van de Vliet