Monthly Archives: July 2011

Uru champions CA 2011

Copa America 2011

Uruguay wins the Copa America 2011 beating Paraguay 3:0 by goals of Diego Forlan (2) and Luis Suarez (1).

The final was played in the famous “Monumental” stadion (home of the River Plate club) in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

My friends Ernesto Filippi (Technical Instructor) and Gustavo de Renzis (Medical-Physio) were in the referee’s staff.

FWC U-20 2011

FIFA U-20 World Cup Colombia 2011

From 29 July to 20 August 2011 the FIFA U-20 World Cup is played in Colombia, South America.

Follow the tournament on the fifa website.

 

JFA wins

FIFA Women’s World Cup Germany 2011

Japan are FIFA Women’s World Cup™ champions for the first time after a penalty shootout victory over USA, following a drama-charged 2-2 draw in Frankfurt (17.07.2011).

The final match was officiated by Ms Bibiana Steinhaus (Germany).

The Medical support for the referee selection was provided by F-MARC.

Busacca

Massimo Busacca

FIFA Media Release – Wednesday 13 July 2011

FIFA is pleased to announce the appointment of Massimo Busacca as the Head of the FIFA Refereeing Department.

Congratulations Massimo !

PT team in Mexico

Keigo & Remo @ U-17

Keigo Nakajima (Japan) and Remo Hausherr (Switzerland) were our two head physiotherapists in the medical team of the FIFA referees at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Mexico (18 June – 10 July 2011).

They were also at the FIFA World Cup 2010 in South Africa, and at other FIFA tournaments.

Mexico team

FIFA U-17 World Cup Mexico 2011

Mexico won the U-17 World Cup 2011 at their home ESTADIO AZTECA on July 10th (Mexico-Uruguay 2:0).

The medical of the FIFA referees was organized by F-MARC.

11

11+ Manual

Do you would like to learn more about 11+, the injury prevention programme for amateur football/soccer, developed and studied by F-MARC? In this new 11+ MANUAL you’ll find: history, structure, key elements of the programme, why motivation and compliance are crucial in injury prevention, and tips how to teach the exercises.

F-MARC is promoting 11+ worldwide, within FIFA Member Associations (MAs) (as an example: Spain, Japan, Brazil, Italy, and other) and within FIFA Coaching Courses. The goal is to incorporate and implement 11+ in the coaching education at FIFA and MA’s level.

Authors of this booklet are: Mario Bizzini, PhD, PT (F-MARC research associate), Astrid Junge PhD (Head of Research F-MARC), and Prof. Jiri Dvorak (Chairman of F-MARC).
Graphic design and layout was realised by our collaborator and friend Cony von Grebel, of Von Grebel Motion, Zürich, Switzerland.

Net 2010 WC

One year ago …

One year ago (July 11, 2010) the final match of the 2010 FIFA World Cup was played at Soccer stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Spain won against The Netherlands in overtime (1:0) by a goal of Andres Iniesta of FC Barcelona.

The match was officiated the Howard Webb, a referee from the England FA.

 

Nicki, Henning, Mario

ACPSM conference „Physios in Sport“, Cardiff, Wales, UK

The Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports and Exercise Medicine (ACPSM) organized the first Bi-Annual Conference Physios in Sports-Promoting Excellence at the University of Cardiff, Cardiff, Wales, UK on 1st and 2nd July, 2011. The event was coordinated by Dr. N.Phillips (Cardiff), the new IFSPT president, and Dr. P.Glasgow (Belfast). Some high profile sports PTs and researchers were among the invited speakers: my friend  Henning (Henning Langberg, Denmark), Ms Anna Frohm (Stockholm, Sweden), Glenn Hunter (England), Stephen Mutch (Edinburgh, Scotland), Andrea Fusco (Genova, Italia). I was honored to contribute to the program with 2 lectures on „Injury prevention in football“.

One very interesting keynote lecture was on „Fascia/Myofascia“ by Mr. James Earl (Kinesis UK), who presented some unique dissection video clips by Tom Myers, the founder of ANATOMY TRAINS.