Anterior cruciate ligament injuries: latest evidence on biomechanical aetiology and prevention

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A/Prof Evangelos Pappas (NSW) will be presenting at APodA NSW 20/250 Elizabeth Street,Surrey Hills on Saturday 24th Mar 18,10:00AM - 1:00PM Cost: AAPSM/APodA Members $90 Non members $215

This course will focus on anterior cruciate ligament injuries. We will discuss the factors that predispose athletes to injury, the effectiveness of injury prevention programs and strategies to identify and treat specific biomechanical deficits.

We will focus on the influence of trunk and lower extremity biomechanics on the risk for anterior cruciate ligament injury.

About the presenter :

A/Professor Evangelos Pappas trained as a physiotherapist in Thessaloniki, Greece before pursuing a Masters in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy at Quinnipiac University and a PhD in Orthopaedic Biomechanics at New York University in the USA. Prior to coming to the University of Sydney, He taught for 11 years at Long Island University-Brooklyn Campus in kinesiology, clinical decision making and musculoskeletal pathology and physiotherapy.

A/Professor Pappas is also active in musculoskeletal research. His research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and intramural grants. He has presented his work in more than 50 national and international conferences and he has been interviewed on the radio as an expert on knee injuries.  In addition, A/Professor Pappas has served on the research subcommittee of the awards committee of the American Physical Therapy Association.

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