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1st International Israeli Conference on Healthy Running

A Scientific Program for health professionals and runners to learn the newest advances in running health including prevention, treatment, and technology, In conjunction with the Tiberias Marathon

January 2-4, 2019

The Baruch Padeh Medical Center
Poriya, Israel

 

Co-Chairmen
Ron Golan, MD, PHD

 Chairman, Israel Society of Sports Medicine;  Medical Director of Tiberias Marathon
Cardiac rehabilitation & Sports Medicine, Ziv Medical Center, Zefat, Israel

Jordan D. Metzl, MD

Sports Medicine, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York USA; Runner’s World, Medical Advisory Board

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Conference Registration

7:30-8:45

Welcome: Erez Onn, MD, MHA, MA, Director General – The BARUCH-PADEH Medical Center, PORIYA

Introduction: Benefits and challenges of the running population- Jordan D. Metzl, USA

8:45-9:00

Running for Health Professionals: Optimizing the Care of Runners

Optimizing Runner’s Energy Balance, Nutrition and Microbiome

Moderator: Tzachi Knaan, Israel

9:00-10:00

Is it possible that aerobic exercise does not contribute to the Total Daily Energy Expenditure?
Tzachi Knaan, Israel

09:00-09:30

Prolonged Aerobic Training, the Human Microbiome, and its relationships with Performance and Health– Guy Shalmon, Israel

09:30-10:00

Coffee break

10:00-10:30

Optimizing the Runner’s Body

Moderator: Jordan D. Metzl, USA

10:30-12:30

Common injury patterns in runners and how to effectively prevent and treat them
Jordan D. Metzl, USA

10:30-11:00

Biomechanics of effective running
Noam Reshef, Israel

11:00-11:30

Leg pain in Runners: Differential diagnosis and management
Iftach Hetsroni, Israel

11:30-12:00

Running injuries or runners with an injury? Physical therapy in diagnosis, management and prevention – Johnathan Rom, Israel

12:00-12:20

Running shoes: Basic concepts and recent upgrades – Yuval Brown, Israel

12:20-12:30

LUNCH

12:30-13:30

Optimizing Runner’s Physiology

Moderator: Ron Golan, Israel

13:30-15:00

Circadian control of daily variance in athletic performance- from physiological to molecular dissection 
Saar Ezagouri, Israel

13:30-13:50

Thermoregulation in Long Distance Running: Best Practice for Training and Competing in Different Environmental Conditions
Itay Ketko, Israel

13:50-14:10

Lab tests, field tests, and their applications in training methods of amateur and professional long distance runners
Andrew Jones, UK

14:10-14:50

Q&A – Andrew Jones, UK

14:50-15:00

Coffee break

15:00-15:30

The Runner’s Heart

Moderator: Doron Sudarsky, Israel

15:30-17:00

 Long distance running and sudden cardiac death – should I be concerned?
Doron Sudarsky, Israel

15:30-16:00

Cardiac Remodeling in Long Distance Runners: Acute and Chronic Effects
Ronen Reuveny, Israel

16:00-16:30

Cardiovascular Evaluation of Long Distance Runners: Risks and Methods
Saar Minha, Israel

16:30-17:00

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Conference Registration

07:30-08:30

Case-Based Running Medicine: A Team-Based Approach

08:30-13:00

Session 1: Running Physiology and Health

Moderator: Ron Golan, Israel

Is Long Distance Running Good for your Heart? Saar Minha, Israel

Case No. 1: Overtraining and cardiorespiratory limitations – Ron Golan

Case No. 2: Cardiovascular limitations after a cardiac event – Minha/Sudarsky

The polarized training concept: From Theory to application – Nir Bdolach, Israel    
In cooperation with

08:30-10:00

Coffee break

10:00-10:30

Session 2: Running Mechanics and Health

Moderator: Jordan D. Metzl, USA

Case No. 1: Overuse injuries in runners- Noam Reshef, Israel

Case No. 2: Stress Fractures in runners – Iftach Hetsroni, Israel

10:30-11:30

Session no. 3: Psychology of Healthy Long-Distance Running

Moderators: Kobi Oren, Amir Weiss – Israel

Long distance pro-runners (Galit Birenboim-Navon, Eitan Hermon, and more)

11:30-12:30

Lunch

12:30-13:30

Special Program for the Community of Runners

Thursday, 3.1.2019

Keeping your Motor Running and Healthy:

Current Science and Updates on Health & Performance for Runners

Welcome: Ron Golan, MD, PHD; Jordan D. Metzl, MD

14:00-19:00

What is the Best Way to Care for My Runner’s Body?
Jordan D. Metzl, USA

14:00-14:25

Is there a best diet for optimal running performance?
Tzahi Knaan, Israel

14:25-14:50

Panel discussion: What Does it Take to Be Your Best Runner?

Moderator: Jordan D. Metzl, USA;

Participants: Andrew Jones, UK (Physiologist & Runner); Tzahi Knaan, Israel (Nutritionist & Runner); Kobi Oren, Israel (Clinical Psychologist, International Elite Runner & Trainer); Nir Bdolach, Israel (Physical education master & Trainer)

14:50-15:20

Coffee break

15:20-15:40

Is Running Safe for Your Heart?
Saar Minha, Israel

15:40-16:00

Overuse injuries and stress fractures in runners
Noam Reshef, Israel

16:00-16:20

The polarized training concept: From Theory to –Nir Bdolach, Israel

In cooperation with

 

16:20-16:40

How can I safely maximize my running physiological responses and performance?

Andrew Jones, UK

16:40-17:00

Gentle Yoga/Stretch for Runners

17:00-18:00

Field Experience for registered participants Friday, 4.1.2019

A visit and observational work in the medical tent of Tiberias Marathon, or Participation in the running/walking events (10K, Half or Full marathon)

Breakfast

06:00-07:00

Short introduction to the medical staff and tent of Tiberias Marathon

07:15-07:30

Start of the Half and Full Marathon events

07:30

Small groups observational work in the medical tent

07:45-13:30

Wrap Up/Program Ends

14:00

*   Required pre-event registration with Dr. Golan (limited places)

Please, take care of your own food and beverages during this event

** Required registration in the Race's website

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