Prof. dr. Karim Khan

Lecture by prof. dr. Karim Khan

Prof. Dr. Karim Khan, a Sports Medicine specialist, professor at the University of British Colombia (Vancouver, Canada) gave a lecture on “Managing lower limb tendinopathies in 2020 — What have we learned since 1996?”, on June 11th, 2020, as part of the Belgrade Sports Medicine E Forum activities.

As Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis, but also the Editor-in-Chief of the most prestigious journal in the field of sports medicine (British Journal of Sports Medicine), prof. dr. Khan presented the latest guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of patellar tendinopathy syndrome in the population of elite athletes, with a brief historical review of the development of all available diagnostic methodologies over the past twenty-five years.

The lecture closure was in the form of very active, one-hour long discussion in which local experts in the field of Sports Medicine, Radiology and Orthopedics shared their experiences and through numerous questions resolved all doubts they had about the current guidelines for the treatment of patellar tendinopathy syndrome, but also numerous other topics including recommendations for adequate nutrition of elite and recreative athletes. The webinar participants joined from many locations from London, Riga through Belgrade, Nis, Sofia, Thessaloniki to Doha, and Dubai, thus enabling a very vivid exchange of experiences.