Monthly Archives: July 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.
The final match was officiated by Ms Bibiana Steinhaus (Germany).
The Medical support for the referee selection was provided by F-MARC.
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 !
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.
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.
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.
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.