8:30 – 9:00 Gathering
9:00 - 9:15 Welcome to event
Prof. Yankel Gabet, Department of Anatomy and Anthropology (Chair), Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
Mr. Gad Ribovsky, Chair of the Israel Association of Athletic Therapy and Sport Rehabilitation
9:15 - 10:50 Session A.
Chairman: Dr. Yoni Yarom, Chairman of the Medical Board of the Israel Paralympic Committee. Medical Director of the Maccabiah Games.
9:15 – 9:35 The medical preparations for the Maccabiah Games 2022
Mr. Ron Gertner, Administrative Medical Director, Maccabiah 2022
9:35 – 9:55 The role of the team physician in the preparation stage and during competition in Paralympic sport
Dr. Ram Sack, Israel Sports Association for the Disabled / Israel Paralympic Committee
9:55 – 10:15 To be at your best: What not to eat before an endurance event
Mrs. Yael Dror, M.Sc. Clinical and Sport dietitian & Physiologist
10:15 – 10:50 Coping with peak sport events: the Soccer player view point
Panel of Experts, the Israel Football Association.
10:50 – 11:10 Coffee Break
11:10 – 12:50 Session B.
Chairman: Dr. Assaf Lev, Sport Therapy Department, Ono Academic College.
11:10 – 11:30 Physical exertions under environmental heat stress
Prof. Yoram Epstein, Heller Institute of medical research, Sheba Medical center and the Faculty of Medicine Tel Aviv University
11:30 – 11:50 Nusurface- Artificial meniscus transplantation – Evidence Based and self-experience
Dr. Ran Thein, Head of Sports Injury & Arthroscopy Service, Orthopedic Department, Sheba Medical Center
11:50 – 12:10 Altitude training for improving sea level performance of endurance sports
Dr. Keren Constantini, Scientific Director, Sylvan Adams Sports Institute, Tel Aviv University
12:10 – 12:30 The Scientific Basis for Annual Pre-Participation Examinations of Athletes
Prof. Gal Dubnov-Raz, Director, National Institute of Sports Medicine, Sheba Medical Center
12:30 - 12:50 How to prepare Special Olympic Athletes for competition
Mrs. Sharon Levy-Blanga, National Director Special Olympics Israel
12:50:13:30 Lunch break
13:30:17:30 Practical workshop: Sports massage (requires pre-registration and prepayment)
Jonathan Maister, Athletic and Massage Therapist
Education Chair, Canadian Sport Massage Therapists Association