Programme

Please note that the programme may be subject to minor changes. The full programme will be posted online once all the speakers have been confirmed.

Monday to Wednesday, 21-23 January - Pre-conference event

"11 for Health" training course (separate programme, registration and payment)

Danish language: Monday 9:00 – 16:30, Tuesday 9:00 – 16:30, Wednesday 9:00 – 13:30

English language: Monday 13:00 – 20:30, Tuesday 9:00 – 16:30, Wednesday 9:00 – 13:30

Sign up by email to mnlarsen@health.sdu.dk

Thursday,  24 January - Pre-conference event

"Football Fitness" course - free of charge

Download programme 

Danish participants sign up here

International participants - Sign up by email to mranders@health.sdu.dk

 

Friday, 25 January - Conference

09:00

Registration opens

10:00 – 13:00

Free oral presentations

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch break

14:00 – 14:30

Official opening

Eva Kjer Hansen, Minister for Fisheries and Equal Opportunities and Nordic Cooperation 

Karl-Erik Nilsson, UEFA First vice-president

Jesper Møller, DBU President

Henrik Dam, SDU Vice-Chancellor 

Peter Krustrup, Chairman, Scientific Committee

14:30 – 16:00

Football as Medicine – World-wide perspectives
Karim Khan (Canada) – Exercise as Medicine
Peter Riis Hansen (Denmark) – Football and cardiovascular disease
Anne-Marie Elbe (Germany) – Motivational aspects in Football

30 min Round table discussion 
Football is Medicine – World Wide Perspectives
Moderator Lykke Friis
Karim Khan, Peter Krustrup, Anne-Marie Elbe, Karl-Erik Nilsson, Aase Hansen, Jesper Møller, Kenneth Muhs

16:00 –16:30

Coffee break

16:30 – 18:00

Scientific programme
Magni Mohr (Faroe Islands) – Football for hypertensive women
Tim Meyer (Germany) – Two sides of the coin. Effects and side-effects.
Søren Bennike – The implementation of Football for health initiatives – The Danish Case
Maysa de Sousa (Brazil) – Football as a therapy to treat Diabetes  a Brazilian study

18:30 – 20:30

Indoor football tournament

Saturday, 26 January - Conference

09:00 – 10:30

Malte Nejst Larsen (Denmark) – Danish School Football Projects, including FIT FIRST
Dimitris Vlachopoulos (UK) – Bone effects of football for children
Susana Póvoas (Portugal) – School-based football projects

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee break

11:00 – 12:30 

Julie Midtgaard and Jacob Uth (Denmark) -  The FC Prostate Trials: Going from Efficacy to Real World Effectiveness

May-Britt Skoradal (The Faroe Islands) – Football for pre-diabetic patients

George Nassis (Greece) From High Performance to Football for Health

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch

13:30 – 15:00

Per Aagaard (Denmark) – Effects of football on muscular function

Carlo Castagna (Italy) - Testing of recreational football players

Pasqualina Buono (Italy) – Football training and healthy ageing - molecular markers

Carsten Hvid Larsen (Denmark) – Psychology and mental health in football

15:00 – 15:30

Coffee Break

15:30 – 17:00

Morten B Randers – How to organize Football Fitness - where science and practice meet

João Brito (Portugal) – The Football is Medicine strategy in the Portuguese FA

Søren Bennike – Football for health in Denmark - Ambitious Partnerships

17:00 – 17:30

Closing session

18:30 –

Conference dinner at Restaurant Nordatlanten (separate registration and payment)

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