The Isokinetic Conference is back in London for the sixth time in its 30-year history.
Doors will open on Saturday for a three-day event to learn about the latest advances in football medicine from the very best practitioners in the world.
The conference is organised in close collaboration with FIFA, so data from the last World Cup will also be presented.
The mission of the annual Isokinetic Conference is to bring together the international football medicine community in a global event where the very latest in sports science and cutting-edge technology is shared.
This will break down barriers, spark lively debates, inspire conversations, encourage different perspectives, fuel collaborations, and spread happiness.
It is an energizing, thrilling and immersive experience that stays with its participants long after the venue doors close.
The main topics will be: video analysis, robotic surgery regenerative medicine, biomechanics, neuroscience, nutrition, and all technologies related to return to sport.
For the first time ever, the conference will include the British Football Sessions.
Scientific publications about football health and performance are increasing exponentially, but one thing is the theoretical framework and other is its practical application on the complex professional football environment.
So how do top-class British football teams apply the latest methods in their daily pursuit of excellence and success?
These sessions will provide some examples from the real world of high-level football.
Andrea Tartaglia, Managing Director, Isokinetic London, said: “I am delighted that the Isokinetic conference returns to London bringing the spotlight of the footballing world to our doorstep.
“We have a very strong presence in London with our Isokinetic Clinic on Harley Street treating large numbers of elite athletes, trauma injuries, supporting football clubs and helping people from all backgrounds.
“Our philosophy is guided by medicine, every patient sees a doctor first who guides their treatment.
“We believe in prevention and using technology to makes changes to load, stance and style in advance to minimise injury risk during activity.
“This grounding in science and medicine is crucial to our process and we are extremely excited that we are bringing the world’s very best to London.”
The Isokinetic London team includes former Real Madrid CF Medical Director, Dr Jesus Olmo, and former Brentford FC Club Doctor, Dr Matthew Stride.
It also includes Dr Chris Jones, a former Charlton Athletic doctor whose patients at Isokinetic now encompass many international patients, and international athletes based in the UK, and Dr Alberto Scavone, former team doctor at Italian team, FC Modena.
Isokinetic Conference: key facts
Since 1992, it has united thousands of sports medicine physicians, orthopaedic surgeons, physiatrists, physiotherapists, chiropractors, sports scientists, fitness coaches, athletes, and students.
This year’s event will bring together over 2,000 attendees from 80 countries around the world.
Representatives attend from leading football clubs throughout the globe.
There are 70 congressional sessions, 12 workshops, three days of full-immersion study, and 150 hours of scientific discussions and debates.
- Annual conference since 1992
- 29 editions
- 30th milestone edition in 2023 (London, 27th-29th May)
- International locations include Barcelona, Lyon and London
- 250+ lecturers
- 3,000+ attendees
- 90+ countries represented
Isokinetic believes that exercise is medicine, treating the whole person in a unique environment to optimise healing and positive change.
Trusted by FIFA as a global Centre of Excellence, Isokinetic are organisers of the world’s most renowned Isokinetic Football Conference (27th – 29th May 2023).
Isokinetic London has been at the heart of London’s Harley Street area for a decade and comes out of a 35-year heritage to offer prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of sports and orthopaedics injuries.
The unique pathway is meticulously tailored to patient recovery.
From welcome reception, appointment making, and treatment, everything is geared to the individual patient whether we are treating an elite athlete preparing for competition or a person experiencing a degenerative condition like osteoarthritis.