Irish Team physio honoured

July 3, 2008


Her input will cover a very practical approach based on clinical application of specific eccentric exercise programs for a condition which may athletes suffer from known as Jumpers Knee. The IOC seminar will take place on the 19th August in the Olympc Village, Beijing.

Marie Elaine, who will be attending her 5th Olympic Games said,

“I am very honoured that my paper was accepted and am particularly delighted that for the first time Ireland will have representation at this very prestigious conference”

Among the speakers is the world renowned orthopaedic sports medicine specialistProfessor Per Renstrom and Professor LarsEngebretsen.

OCI Chief Executive, Dr Stephen Martin said “the Irish Team have a world class medical support team in place, and Marie Elaine’s involvement in this prestigious Olympic seminar reflects well on the entire support team”

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