The 2nd Israeli conference
on healthy running
Baruch Padeh Medical Center
Poria, Israel

In conjunction with the Tiberias (Sea of Galilee) Marathon

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

Running for Health Professionals: The Aging Runner

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

07:30-08:45 Conference Registration

08:45-09:00 Welcome: Erez Onn, MD, MHA, MA, Director General – The BARUCH-PADEH Medical Center, PORIYA

Intro: The Challenges of the Aging Runner – Dr. Jordan D. Metzl, USA

09:00-10:30 Running performance

Moderator: Ron Golan, Israel

09:00-09:30   Too Little versus Too Much of Exercise: The Risks of Extreme Endurance Exercise, and What is the Optimal Dose – Prof. Robert E. Sallis, USA

09:30-10:00   Effects of Mental Fatigue on Sport Performance – Prof. Samuel Marcora, UK

10:00-10:30   Aging and Long-Distance Running: A five Decades Follow-up – Dr. Ron Golan, Israel

10:30-11:00 Coffee break

11:00-12:30 Nutritional Aspects of the Aging Runner

Moderator: Tzachi Knaan, Israel

11:00-11:30   Nutritional Update for the Aging Runner – Tzachi Knaan, Israel

11:30-12:00   Protein Intake and Muscle Mass in the Aging Runner – Yair Lahav, Israel

12:00-12:30   Iron absorption and Anemia in Adults and Athletes – Guy Shalmon, Israel

12:30-13:30 – LUNCH

13:30-15:00 The Aging Runner: Effective Strategies for Health and Prevention

Moderator: Jordan D. Metzl, USA

13:30-13:40  Introduction to the Aging Runner: To Run or Not to Run? Dr. Jordan D. Metzl, USA

13:40-14:55  How does aging affect intraarticular environment? The aging collagen and cartilage and the contribution of sports to the process – Dr. Iftach Hetsroni, Israel

14:00-14:20  Musculoskeletal Evaluation of the Aging Runner – Jonathan Rom, Israel

14:20-14:40  Injury Patterns in the Aging Runner – Dr. Noam Reshef, Israel

14:40-15:00  Treating Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain in the Aging Runner- Prof. Robert Sallis, USA

15:00-15:20  Clinical Cases from the Office – Medical Decision Making – Drs. Dror Lindner & Elad Spitzer, Israel

15:20-15:30  Closing remarks: Prevention Strategies for the Aging Runner, Stride Mechanics, Strength Training, Recognition – Dr. Jordan Metzl, USA

15:30-16:00 Coffee break

16:00-17:30 The Aging Heart and Long Distance Running

Moderator: Prof. Shmuel Fuchs, Israel

16:00-16:20  Aging, heart disease and running: An overview, Prof. Shmuel Fuchs, Israel

16:20-16:40  The challenge of ischemic heart disease in the aged runners- Dr. Saar Minha, Israel

16:40-17:00  Arrhythmia in the aged runners – Dr. Dani Hadas, Israel

17:00-17:20  Case presentations: Drs. Ron Golan and Doron Sudarski, Israel

17:20-17:30  Panel Discussion