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Program

The organizing committee managed to bring together an outstanding international list of some of the biggest experts in the exploration of the connective tissue as keynote speaker.

Registered participants will have the option of participating at the keynote lectures in real time, as well as watching the respective recordings at a time of their comfort (ranging from a few minutes afterwards up to 6 months after the event).

Friday, March 26th, 2021

Plenary session I

10:30 - 10:35
Welcome to CONNECT2021
Prof. Thomas Horstmann & Dr. Robert Schleip

10:35 - 11:15
Fascia focused training beyond foam rolling
Dr. Robert Schleip

11:15 - 12:00
Influence of tendinous tissues on steady and unsteady locomotion
Prof. Adamantios Arampatzis

12:00 - 12:30
Inflammation and the connective tissue - friend and foe
Prof. Jürgen Michael Steinacker

-- Active Movement Break  --

Plenary session II

15:30 - 16:15
Practical applicability of the connective tissue knowledge to sports injuries
Carles Pedret Ph.D.

16:15 - 17:00
Throwing in Humans
Prof. Martin Fischer

-- Active Movement Break  --

Plenary session III

17:45 - 18:30
Sex hormonal effects
Ass. Prof. Mette Hansen

18:30 - 19:15
Loading & nutrition to improve connective tissue function
Prof. Keith Baar

19:15 - 20:00
Clinical Panel: Application of fascia research to athletic training.
Prof. Thomas Horstmann / Dr. Robert Schleip / Dr. Kurt Mosetter / Bill Parisi
Moderation: Dr. Tanja Boßmann

Saturday, March 27th, 2021

Plenary session IV

10:30 - 10:35
Welcome back to CONNECT2021
Prof. Thomas Horstmann & Dr. Robert Schleip

10:35 - 11:15
Mechanics of lower limb tendons
Prof. Olivier Seynnes

11:15 - 12:00
The Achilles tendon and plantar fascia: One functional unit
Prof. Irene Davis

12:00 - 12:30
Muscle, tendon and joint mechanics in cerebral palsy
Prof. Constantinos Maganaris

-- Active Movement Break  --

Plenary session V

15:30 - 16:15
Biomechanical properties of muscular fasciae
Prof. Carla Stecco

16:15 - 16:45
Influence of mechanical loading on tendon tissues
Prof. Michael Kjaer

16:45 - 17:15
Adaptation of connective tissue in muscle with injury and exercise
Prof. Paul Hodges

-- Health break  --

Plenary session VI

17:45 - 18:30
How and why we evolved to move, not exercise, and why that matters
Prof. Daniel E. Liebermann

18:30 - 19:30
Summary Panel & Closure
Prof. Thomas Horstmann / Dr. Robert Schleip / Prof. Jürgen Steinacker / Prof. Werner Klingler / Prof. Thomas Findley
Moderation: Dr. Tanja Boßmann

Poster Abstracts Presentations

Recordings accessible in separate ‚room‘ during whole congress

Congress fees


2-Day Scientific Conference

EUR 250


2-Day Scientific Conference Students and Presenters

EUR 70

Students (validation via Student card) and Presenters (validation after abstract submission)

Congress Language

English

Mit deutschsprachiger Simultanübersetzung