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WHO

NBA Players
NBA Player Agents
NBA Medical Community
NBA Front Office Staff

WHEN

Friday July 26th
Doors Open at 07:00 AM
Opening Remarks at 08:00 AM

WHERE

NBPA Headquarters
1133 Avenue of the Americas
NYC, NY 10036

OVERVIEW

OVERVIEW

GENERAL SESSION

08:00 AM

NBPA SPORTS MEDICINE PROGRAMS & PLAYER HEALTH

Michele Roberts - Executive Director, NBPA
Joe Rogowski - Director of Sports Medicine and Research, NBPA

08:20 AM

Programs & Introductions

Dr. Asheesh Bedi - University of Michigan/NBPA Orthopaedic Consultant

Epidemiology of NBA Injuries

08:30 AM

INJURY EPIDEMIOLOGY
(INJURIES, TRENDS, OBSERVATIONS FROM 2018-2019 SEASON)

Dr. Robby Sikka - SMART CEO/Mayo Clinic

08:45 AM

QUESTION & ANSWER

Importance of Off Season Conditioning

09:00 AM

PANEL: SOFT TISSUE INJURY SPIKE EARLY SEASON


Moderator:
Joe Rogowski - Director of Sports Medicine and Research, NBPA

Panelists:
Pat Garrity - Assistant General Manager, Detroit Pistons
Gersson Rosas - President of Basketball Operations, Minnesota Timberwolves
Jeff Schwartz - NBA Agent, Excel Sports Management

09:25 AM

QUESTION & ANSWER

Ankle Sprains, Jones Fractures & Navicular Fractures

09:30 AM

CASE STUDY

Dr. Bob Anderson - Bellin Health Sports Medicine, Green Bay Packers

09:45 AM

PANEL: BAD PROBLEMS WITH WHAT SOLUTIONS


Moderator:
Dr. Asheesh Bedi - University of Michigan/NBPA Orthopaedic Consultant

Panelists:
Dr. Kristofer Jones - UCLA, Los Angeles Lakers
Dr. Bob Anderson - Bellin Health Sports Medicine, Green Bay Packers

10:05 AM

QUESTION & ANSWER

ACL INJURY IN THE HYPERMOBILE ATHLETE

10:20 AM

MY APPROACH, WITH AN ANATOMIC ACL NO LET IS NEEDED!

Dr. Walt Lowe - Memorial Hermann, Houston Rockets

10:35 AM

MY APPROACH, I DO AN LET EVERY TIME!

Dr. Bertrand Sonnery-Cottet - FIFA Medical Center

10:50 AM

PANEL


Moderator:
Dr. Ainsworth Allen - HSS/New York Knicks

Panelists:
Dr. Bertrand Sonnery-Cottet - FIFA Medical Center

KNEE CARTILAGE INJURY & PREVENTION

11:10 AM

CASE STUDY

Dr. Brian Cole - Midwest Orthopaedics, Rush

11:25 AM

PANEL: MANAGEMENT OF ARTICULAR CARTILAGE INJURIES


Moderator:
Dr. Asheesh Bedi - University of Michigan/NBPA Orthopaedic Consultant

Panelists:
Dr. Riley Williams - HSS, Brooklyn Nets
Dr. Chris Dodson - Rothman Institute, Philadelphia Eagles
Dr. Jason Dragoo - Stanford Medicine
Dr. Brian Cole - Midwest Orthopaedics, Rush

11:45 AM

QUESTION & ANSWER

12:00 PM

LUNCH

Tendinosis/Chronic Pain

01:00 PM

TENDON LOAD, WHAT DO WE KNOW?

Jill Cook - Physiotherapist, La Trobe University

01:15 PM

MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC INJURIES IN-SEASON

Dr. Mark Gillett - Medical Advisor, Premier League

01:30 PM

TENDON CASE STUDY

Dr. Jon Glashow - Chief Medical Officer, Philadelphia 76ers

01:45 PM

PANEL: TAKE HOME POINTS


Moderator:
Scott Epsley - Philadelphia 76ers Physiotherapist

Panelists:
Leon Rose - NBA Agent, CAA
Jill Cook - Physiotherapist, La Trobe University
Dr. Jon Glashow - Chief Medical Officer, Philadelphia 76ers

Blood Testing & Bio Markers

02:15 PM

OPTIMIZING HUMAN PERFORMANCE

Dr. Jim LaValle - Clinical Pharmacist, Nutritionist

02:25 PM

PANEL: SPORT SPECIFIC FEEDBACK, WHEN SHOULD WE INTERVENE?


Moderator:
Joe Rogowski - Director of Sports Medicine and Research, NBPA

Panelists:
Mike Pontenza - Strength and Conditioning, San Jose Sharks
Casey Smith - Atheltic Trainer, Dallas Mavericks
Dr. Jim LaValle - Clinical Pharmacist, Nutritionist
Dr. Charles Pedlar - Orreco Chief Science and Research Advisor

02:45 PM

QUESTION & ANSWER

Force Plate & Biomechanics

03:00 PM

PANEL: WHAT DOES THE DATA SAY?


Moderator:
Dr. Donnie Strack - Medical Director, Oklahoma City Thunder

Panelists:
Javair Gillett - Strength and Conditioning, Houston Rockets
Chris Powers - University of Southern California, Biomechanics
Phil Wagner - Sparta Science

03:30 PM

QUESTION & ANSWER

Lower Back & Core

03:35 PM

CASE STUDY

Alex McKechnie - Physiotherapist, Toronto Raptors
Chris Emens - NBA Agent Octagon

04:00 PM

CLOSING

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