Scientific programme

Monday, 16th of May

Venue: Tampere Hall (Yliopistonkatu 55, 33100 Tampere)

11.00-12.00 Registration and lunch

12.00-12.40 Opening          

Keynote Lecture: Injuries in Ice Hockey

Session 1 Orthopedics and Traumatology

12.40-14.10 Hand and upper extremity injuries in ice hockey players

  • Fractures of the metacarpal bones
  • Acromioclavicular injuries – conservative or operative treatment?

Coffee break

14.40-16.30 Back and hip related problems in ice hockey players

  • Hip impingement
  • Diagnostics and surgical treatment
  • Physical therapy and rehabilitation
  • Prevention strategy from juniors to professional level
  • Bone stress injuries of the lower back
  • Diagnostics and treatment
  • Prevention strategy from juniors to professional level

17.30 Reception at Tampere City Hall

20.20- The IIHF WC 2022 Game: Finland – USA


Tuesday, 17th of May

09.00-09.45 Keynote Lecture: Sleep disorders among ice hockey players

Session 2 General Medicine

09.45-11.30 What happens when an ice hockey player gets sick?

  • What we have learned from COVID-19? What if symptoms remain?
  • Respiratory symptoms and asthma in ice hockey – diagnosis and treatment
  • Myocarditis: recognition, diagnosis and return to play

11.30-12.30 Lunch

12.30-13.00 Poster Session

Session 3 Traumatology and Neurology

13.00-16.00 Head injuries in ice hockey

  • Facial injuries
  • Dental injuries
  • Concussion recognition – The role of a spotter
  • Diagnostics and treatment protocol of concussions
  • Return to play protocols in the NHL and IIHF
  • Rinkside concussion detection in youth hockey
  • Return to play in youth hockey

16.00-16.30 Coffee and goodbyes!