Pre-Congress Workshop

Approaches to Preventing Post-Traumatic OA In Sport And The Military

Date/Time: Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
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8:00 AM

Carolyn Emery & Ali Mobasheri

8:15 AM

Primary Prevention of Joint Injury in Sport
Kati Pasanen, PT, PhD

8:45 AM

Primary and Secondary Prevention of Joint Injury in the Military
Dan Rhon, DSc

9:15 AM

Structural Targets for Prevention of PTOA
David Hunter, MBBS, PhD, MSc, FRACP

9:45 AM


10:00 AM

Physical Targets for Prevention of PTOA (Secondary Prevention)
May Arna Risberg, Professor

10:30 AM

Biological Targets for Prevention of PTOA
Fiona Watt B.Med.Sci, MBBS, PhD


Panel Discussion
Pasanen, Rhon, Hunter, Risberg, Watt


  • To understand the implications of injury prevention (primary prevention) for reducing post-traumatic OA risk in sport and military contexts.

  • To be exposed to evidence-informed physical, behavioural, biologic and structural treatment targets/strategies for prevention of post-traumatic osteoarthritis after joint injury (i.e. Secondary Prevention).