Wednesday and Thursday, 22-23 January - Pre-conference event

"11 for Health" training course (separate programme, registration and payment)

Faroese language: Wednesday 9:00 – 16:30, Thursday 9:00 – 13:30

English language: Wednesday 13:00 – 20:30, Thursday 9:00 – 13:30 

Sign up by email to fhr@folkaheilsa.fo

Friday, 24 January - Pre-conference event

"Football Fitness" course - free of charge

Friday 16:30-21:00

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programme

Saturday, 25 January – Conference Program

09:00

Registration opens

10:00 – 13:00

Free oral presentations

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch break

14:00 – 14:30

Official opening

Annika Olsen, Mayor of Tórshavn 

Christian Andreassen, President of the Faroese Football Association

Chik Collins, Rector of the University of the Faroe Islands

Maria Skaalum Petersen, Head of Centre of Health Science

Magni Mohr, Chairman, Scientific Committee

14:30 – 16:00

Football as Medicine – World-wide perspectives
Emmanuel Stamatakis (Australia) – The Global Action Plan for

Physical Activity and Health (20 min)
Matthias Ried-Larsen (Denmark) – Why Prescribe Exercise as

Medicine for Type 2 Diabetes: we have a pill for that! (20 min) 

Peter Krustrup (Denmark) – Football as Medicine – why, how and

when? (20 min)

30 min Round table discussion 
Football is Medicine – World-Wide Perspectives
Moderator TBA
Panel: Emmanuel Stamatakos, Peter Krustrup, Matthias Ried-Larsen,

representatives from the Ministry of Health (TBA), representatives

from the health sector (TBA).   

16:00 –16:30

Coffee break

16:30 – 18:00

Scientific programme
Eva Wulff Helge (Denmark) – Football as osteogenic training

(20 min)

Magni Mohr (Faroe Islands) – Football as upper-body training

(20 min) 
Jacob Uth (Denmark) – Football as treatment of Breast Cancer

(20 min)
Maysa de Sousa (Brazil) – Football and diet in treating type 2 diabetes

(20 min)

19:30 –

Conference dinner


Sunday, 26 January - Conference

09:00 – 10:30

May-Britt Skoradal (The Faroe Islands) – Self-organised Football

Fitness for women (20 min)

Morten B Randers (Denmark) – Organizing Football Fitness

(20 min)

Malte Nejst Larsen (Denmark) – Game formats in youth football

(20 min)

Anne-Marie Elbe (Germany) – Getting FIM players started and

keeping them going (20 min)

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee break

11:00 – 12:30 

Carlo Castagna (Italy) – Monitoring fitness in Football Fitness

(20 min)

Susana Povoas (Portugal) – Team Handball as Medicine (20 min)

Carl-Johan Boraxbekk (Denmark) – Exercise and cognitive

Improvement (20 min)

Dan Parnell (UK) – Football and society (20 min)

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch

13:30 – 15:00

Donald Kirkendall (USA) – The history of football science –

from performance to health (20 min)

Nikolai B Nordsborg (Denmark) – Muscle signalling during exercise

-impact of exercise mode (20 min)

Pasqualina Buono (Italy) – Exercise and healthy aging (20 min)

Helga Ellingsgaard (Denmark) – Exercise as signaling for visceral

adipose tissue changes (20 min)

15:00 – 15:30

Coffee Break

15:30 – 17:00

Pætur Clementsen (Faroe Islands) – The Faroese Football Model

(20 min)

Søren Bennike (Denmark) – Football for the Heart – practical

perspectives and the social science research strategy (20 min)

João Brito (Portugal) – Football for health projects in Portugal:

opportunities for developing the game (20 min)

The FC Trón and AB Football Fitness ladies – (Faroe Islands)

(30 min)

17:00 – 17:30

Closing session

18:30 – 20:30

Football tournament