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Mario Bizzini, Head of Physiotherapy at SCC, spoke at the International Conference on Football Science in Antalya

ACIBADEM Sports Istanbul, one of the world’s over 40 FIFA Medical Centers of Excellence, organized the first international conference on “Football Science” in Antalya, Turkey on 4th and 5th January 2016. Mario Bizzini, PhD, Head of Physiotherapy at the Swiss Concussion Center, opened the conference with the presentation on the topic of “Prevention of Injuries […]

Prof. Jiří Dvořák presents the Swiss Concussion Center at the 5th AFC Medical Conference in Neu-Dehli

Prof. Jiří Dvořák was invited as keynote speaker at the 5th Medical Conference of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) in New Delhi, India.  In one of his speeches, he presented the latest developments in the field of „on-field management of concussion in football“, as well as the Swiss Concussion Center briefly. Prof. Jiří Dvořák was […]

Nina Feddermann in an interview with DFB.de on “Headers and Concussions”

At the 3rd Science Congress of the German Football Federation on 21st and 22nd January 2016 in Frankfurt, football related research projects are presented and reconciled with practical experience. In the run-up to the event, DFB.de spoke with Dr. Nina Feddermann about the connection between headers and concussion. The head of the Swiss Concussion Center […]

Mario Bizzini, Head of Physiotherapy SCC, at the 1st World Congress of Sport Physiotherapy in Berne on “Return to Play” # RTP2015

On 20th and 21st November 2015, the first World Congress of Sport Physiotherapy on the subject of “Return to Play” (RTP) took place in Bern. More than 800 participants from 45 countries heard presentations from 23 international renowned speakers. The event was organised by the Swiss Sports Physiotherapy Association, the International Federation of Sports Physiotherapy […]

Nina Feddermann, Head of the Swiss Concussion Center, spoke at the NFL Think Tank

Dr. Nina Feddermann, Head of the Swiss Concussion Center, presented the latest scientific projects of the Swiss Concussion Center at the 2nd International Professional Sports Concentration Research Think Tank in London on 24th October 2015. The National Football League (NFL) organizes the Think Tank annually. The NFL Think Tank serves as a platform for leading […]

Nina Feddermann presented the Swiss Concussion Project at the International Initiative for Traumatic Brain Injury Research (InTBIR)

Dr. Dr. Nina Feddermann lectured at the annual International Initiative for Traumatic Brain Injury Research (InTBIR) in Brussels. InTBIR is a collaboration between the European Commission (EU) and the Canadian National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).  For the first time, this conference also included the sport-related concussions so the […]

The Swiss Concussion Center at the German Congress for Sports Physicians in Frankfurt

Nina Feddermann-Demont, Head of the Swiss Concussion Center, gave a lecture at the 46. Deutschen Sportärztekongress on 11th-12th September 2015 in Frankfurt as part of the series “Sport-related head injuries” on the topic “Diagnostic and therapeutic management with a view to an early and safe return to training and competition sport”. The core statement was […]

Nina Feddermann-Demont gives a lecture at the FIFA Medical Conference

Nina-Feddermann-Demont, Head of the Swiss Concussion Center, gave a lecture on the topic of concussion in football at the Third FIFA Medical Conference held on 27th May 2015 in Zurich. She used five concussions that occurred during the 2014 Football World Cup in Brazil as examples. She focused on the mechanisms underlying concussion and the […]

“The prognoses are generally good”: Interview with Nina Feddermann-Demont in “Eastern Switzerland on Sunday”

In a detailed interview with the “Eastern Switzerland on Sunday” on the subject of concussion, Nina Feddermann-Demont takes a position on topics such as headaches, new rules, and long-term consequences. The interview was held after the St. Gallen defender Philippe Montandon had a concussion for the eighth time in the game and then tried to […]