Scientific Program

PRELIMINARY SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

Day 1 - Friday 12 June 2020

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Topic Speakers
09:30 – 10:30 Registration (Access to the Platform)
10:30 – 10:40 Opening Speech - Conference Chair: Amal Al Shamlan
10:40 – 11:00 WCPT Speech - President of World Confederation of Physical Therapy: Dr Emma Stokes
11:00 – 13:10 Session I - Session Chair: Murat Dalkilinc
11:00 – 11:30 Keynote Lecture: A model for matching management (including motor control) to pain mechanism for back pain Paul Hodges, Australia
11:30 – 11:45 The Effectiveness of the Mechanism-Based Classification of Pain in Directing Treatment Towards Improved Outcomes in Low Back Pain Patients: A Systematic Review Nadia Portelli, UAE
11:45 – 12:15 Keynote Lecture: The multifariousness of the thoracolumbar fascia container Andry Vleeming, Belgium
12:15 – 12:30 Effectiveness of Neurodynamics with Traction in Management of Lumbar Radiculopathy Muhammad Saad Khan, Pakistan
12:30 – 13:00 Keynote Lecture: Does stratified care for MSK pain work? Jonathan Hill, UK
13:00 – 13:10 Q&A or Discussion
13:10 – 14:10 Break and Poster Viewing
14:10 – 16:05 Session II - Session Chair: Ana Alesandra Anjos
14:10 – 14:25 Advances in Prevention and Management of Ankle Injuries Ghada Oura, UAE
14:25 – 14:55 Keynote Lecture: Optimal loading and rehabilitation of ankle ligament injuries Chris Bleakly, UK
14:55 – 15:10 Differences in Dual Task Paradigms and Executive Function Ability for Recreational Athletes Living in United Arab Emirates. Deema Bitar, UAE
15:10 – 15:40 Keynote Lecture:Planter Fasciopathy (planter fascitis):Evindence Informed Best Practice Management Michael Rathleff, Denmark
15:40 – 15:55 Can we predict chronicity in individuals following sport related injuries: A systematic review Othman Alkassabi, KSA
15:55 – 16:05 Q&A or Discussion
16:05 – 16:35 Break and Poster Viewing
16:35 – 18:30 Session III - Session Chair: Lori Maria Walton
16:35 – 16:50 A Survey Regarding Views Of Physical Therapists In Concussion Management Manisha Kodwani, Pakistan
16:50 – 17:20 Keynote Lecture: The Role of Physical Therapy in interdisciplinary Concussion Care Bara Salaheen, USA
17:20 – 17:35 Collegiate Athletes Concussion Awareness, Understanding, and Reporting Behaviors in Different Countries with Varying Concussion Publicity Alia Alghwir, Jordan
17:35 – 18:05 Keynote Lecture: Musculoskeletal Headache Ina Diener, South Africa
18:05 – 18:20 Effects of Mulligan Traction with and without Neural Flossing Technique in Cervical Spondylosis with Radicular Pain Ramza Hayat, Pakistan
18:20 – 18:30 Q&A or Discussion

Day 2 - Saturday 13 June 2020

Start time – End time Topic Speakers
10:00 – 11:00 Registration (Access to the Platform)
11:00 – 13:25 Session I - Session Chair: Naima Saleh
11:00 – 11:30 Keynote Lecture: Rethinking muscle changes in low back pain and injury: Novel mechanisms, new treatment targets Paul Hodges, Australia
11:30 – 11:45 What people who suffer from chronic back pain share in common? Aly Alatar, Kuwait
11:45 – 12:15 Keynote lecture: The functional coupling of the deep abdominal and paraspinal muscles: the effects of simulated paraspinal muscle contraction on force transfer to the middle and posterior layer of the thoracolumbar fascia. Andry Vleeming, Belgium
12:15 – 12:30 Evaluating a Novel Smartphone Application for Managing Non-Specific Low Back Pain among Office Workers: A Randomized Controlled Trial Khader Almhdawi, Jordan
12:30 – 13:00 Keynote Lecture: The Back-UP clinical decision support tool Jonathan Hill, UK
13:00 – 13:15 Perceptions of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) in Physiotherapy for Chronic Low Back Pain (CLBP): An Explanatory Grounded Theory Latifa Alenezi, Kuwait
13:15 – 13:25 Q&A or Discussion
13:25 – 14:25 Break and Poster Viewing
14:25 – 16:05 Session II - Session Chair: Veena Laxman
14:25 – 14:55 Keynote Lecture: Pain Neuroscience Education – an essential part of musculoskeletal pain treatment Ina Diener, South Africa
14:55 – 15:10 Effect of Coracohumeral Ligament Stretching on Its Thickness in Adhesive Capsulitis P. Antony Leo Aseer, India
15:10 – 15:40 Keynote Lecture: Explaining pain with neuroscience - an impossible task? Morten Hoegh, Denmark
15:40 – 15:55 Electrophysiological Investigation of Central, Peripheral and Autonomic Nervous System Functions after Cervical Lordosis Rehabilitation in Asymptomatic Subjects - A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial Ibrahim Moustafa, UAE
15:55 – 16:05 Q&A or Discussion
16:05 – 16:35 Break and Poster Viewing
16:35 – 18:15 Session III - Session Chair: Wasim Labban
16:35 – 17:05 Keynote Lecture: Patellofemoral Pain – new insights into improved treatment and self-management. Michael Rathleff, Denmark
17:05 – 17:20 Effects of Dynamic Strength Training to Prevent Lower Limb Injuries Among Novice Long Distance Runners: An Experimental Study Ambreen Shahzad, Pakistan
17:20 – 17:50 Keynote Lecture: False positive reporting in the sports medicine literature – why clinicians need FAITH beyond p-values Chris Bleakly,UK
17:50 – 18:05 Development of a Clinical Prediction Rule for non-specific Knee Pain and Response to Mobilization with Movement Lori Walton, UAE
18:05 – 18:15 Q&A or Discussion
18:15 – 18:20 Closing Ceremony

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