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Pain Centre Versus Arthritis & Precision Imaging Beacon External Scientific Meeting: The Mechanisms of Physical Activity and Exercise with Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain
Date: 15 October 2021Location: MS TeamsTime: 1pm - 4:15pm UK time Host: Dr Paul Hendrick
Plenary talk by Professor Rob Smeets (30 mins)
How can we improve the timeliness and effectiveness of our interventions to change physical activity in chronic musculoskeletal pain?
Professor Paul Greenhaff (15mins)
The negative impact of inactivity on metabolic health
Professor Weiya Zhang (15mins)
Do types of exercise matter for OA pain?
Thomas Bestwick Stevenson (15mins)
SALI study: Ankle sprain and pain
Dr Stephanie Smith (15mins)
Muscle function in individuals with osteoarthritis knee pain; past present and future direction
Wendy Chaplin (15mins)
Central aspects of pain and prediction of future frailty
Dr Jakob Skarabot (15mins)
Motor unit activity and morphology underlying muscle inhibition and weakness in knee osteoarthritis
Lianne Wood (15mins)
Exercise for chronic low back pain: what do we know?
Ben Smith (15mins)
Should exercises be painful
Dr Paul Hendrick (30mins)
Prof. dr Rob J.E.M. Smeets (1964) is aphysiatrist since 1995 and received his PhD in medicine in 2006 (effectiveness of different treatment modalities for chronic disabling low back pain and measuring performance). He is professor in Rehabilitation Medicine at Maastricht University (0.4 fte) and works as a physiatrist specialized in chronic musculoskeletal pain at CIR Eindhoven.
He is past chair of the International Association of the Study of Pain (IASP) special interest group op Pain & Movement, and the scientific committee of the Dutch Association of Rehabilitation Medicine (2011-2014), and chair of the workgroup Development of the Dutch Guideline Chronic Pain Rehabilitation. Currently is the chair of the Local Organizing Committee of the Pain Science in Motion congress which will be held on May 19-20 2022 in Maastricht. He is internationally recognized in the area of musculoskeletal pain research as well as rehabilitation medicine. He authored >195 international peer reviewed articles. His work has been cited >13.000 times and has an H-index of 54 (Google Scholar). See Rob Smeets profile.
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