Monthly Archives: April 2012

Star Run Drill

Return to play after ACL

23.04.2012 – JOSPT, Vol.42,Nr.4. Four papers on return to play suggestions/guidelines after ACL surgery in athletes involved in soccer (great cooperation with Franco and Dave!), american football, basketball and alpine skiing. Editor of this special issue was my friend Kevin Wilk.

Meeting Claudio

London Meeting

21-22.04.2012 – Football Medicine Conference in London, at Stamford Bridge, Chelsea FC. A very special venue for this conference … time to visit the facilities and -moreover to meet some old friends (here Claudio, from ISOKINETIC Bologna) … Lots of physiotherapists in the audience  (more than 1000 participants), and IFSPT had a good presence at this congress.

Chelsea FC crest

Chelsea FC

20.04.2012 – London, UK. Since 1953, the crest of Chelsea FC (founded in 1905)  features an upright blue lion looking backwards and holding a staff … This and more can be discovered at the club’s interesting museum at the Stamford Bridge stadium, located at Fulham Road.

ZSC wins Finals 2012


17.04.2012 – Swiss Ice Hockey Championship Finals: ZSC lions wins series 4:3 against SC Bern. Game 7. Seven friends of mine: four (Patrick B, Cyrill B, Domenico P, Severin B) to three (Martin P, Marc R, Philippe F) … 7 sports PT friends

International Knee Conference

XXI ISOKINETIC Conference, London

16.04.2012 – Just one week to go for the XXI International Conference on Sports Rehabilitation and Traumatology, organized by ISOKINETIC Bologna, which will be held in London at Stamford Bridge Stadium, home of Chelsea FC. This is the first time that this conference will take place outside Italy.

Adidas soccer balls

World Cup adidas balls

04.04.2012 – At the Home of FIFA, adidas unveiled an Official Match Ball display, showcasing the various FIFA World Cup™ balls produced and used throughout its history. The glass casing contains 14 official Match Balls, all of which were created by adidas for the FIFA World Cup as well as the 2004 FIFA Centennial Ball. Meanwhile, the case shows two official Match Balls to represent the ones used at Germany 2006 and South Africa 2010, editions of the world finals where two different balls were created for the tournament and Final itself. (source: