Leading experts confirmed for WFATT conference

The World Federation of Athletic Therapy and Training World (WFATT) Congress which is being hosted by ARTI this year will feature some of the leading names in the field of Athletic Training.

The prestigious event will take place in The Helix, Dublin City University, from September 4 to 6 and among the experts confirmed to speak at the conference are, Prof Per Hölmich, Dr Geoffrey Verrall, Dr Lyle Micheli and Dr Amy Silder.

The highly respected quartet are among a number of internationally and nationally renowned experts will deliver topics and workshops on a number of highly anticipated topics

The combined conference of the WFATT World Congress and the FSEM 11th Annual Scientific Conference, has been designed to promote a multidisciplinary approach, and its working title is ‘The Sporting Hip, Groin and Hamstring: A Complete Picture’.



Professor Per Hölmich

Orthopaedic surgeon and Head of Arthroscopic Centre Amager,  Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark.

Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy, University of Copenhagen

Associate Research Professor at Copenhagen University Hospital.

Head of the Sports Orthopaedic Research Centre – Copenhagen

Head of Aspetar Sports Groin Pain Centre, Qatar Orthopaedic and                                Sports Medicine Hospital, Doha, Qatar


Dr Geoffrey Verrall

Medical director at the South Australian Sports Institute (SASI)

Chair of Training for the Australasian College of Sports Physicians


Dr Lyle Micheli

Professor of Orthopaedic surgery at Harvard Medical School

Vice president of the International Federation of Sports Medicine

Past president of the world’s largest and most prestigious association of sports care professionals, the American College of Sports Medicine.


Dr Amy Silder

Departments of Bioengineering and Orthopaedic Surgery, Stanford University

Research investigating the neural and mechanical adaptations following a hamstring strain injury and rehabilitation


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