Professor Lars Engebretsen from Ullevål University Hospital in Oslo and Head of Medical Sciences in the International Olympic Committee explained how to prevent and treat injuries in (elite)sports. About resurfacing techniques of cartilage injuries, combined with treating complex knee ligament injuries and prevention techniques.

He handed out a certificate to Evert Verhagen and Gino Kerkhoffs as the group of researchers from Public and Occupational Health (VUmc) and Orthopedic surgery (AMC) we’re again accredited as an IOC research Centre  for the period  2019 – 2022. Long term collaborative research programs on the prevention of injuries and illnesses in Olympic sports will continue to get first class recognition.