2017 – 4th Annual Congress

May 30, 2017 (preceding the ACSM annual meeting)

Denver, Colorado, USA

The 2017 conference included the presentations listed below.  Presentation material has been made available by most speakers – just click on the presentation title to access.  Please acknowledge the source if any of the material is used to support other presentations.

8:00 — 9:00 AM Registration
9:00 — 9:10 AM Welcome – Martin D. Hoffman, MD, FACSM
9:10 — 9:30 AM Participation Trends in Ultra-Endurance Sports – B. Volker Scheer, MD
9:30 — 10:00 AM Sodium: Good or Evil in Prolonged Exercise? – Kristin J. Stuempfle, PhD, FACSM
10:00 — 10:30 AM Fueling for Optimal Ultra-Performance: From High Carb to Keto-Adaptation – Trent Stellingwerff, PhD, FACSM
10:30 — 10:45 AM Break
10:45 — 11:15 AM Recovery from Ultra-Endurance Competition – Martin D. Hoffman, MD, FACSM
11:15 — 11:45 AM Can Extreme Exercise Hurt Your Heart? – Thijs Eijsvogels, PhD
11:45 AM — 12:15 PM Biomechanical Considerations in Ultramarathon Running – Guillaume Millet, PhD
12:15 — 1:45 PM Lunch (on your own) and Posters (authors to be at posters 12:15-12:45) – See published abstracts HERE
1:45 — 2:15 PM Considerations in Pre-Participation Screening – Jeremy Joslin, MD
2:15 — 2:45 PM Common Injuries in Ultra-Endurance Athletes – Morteza Khodaee, MD, MPH, FACSM
2:45 — 3:15 PM Blister Prevention and Management – Brian Krabak, MD, MBA, FACSM
3:15 — 3:30 PM Break
3:30 — 4:00 PM Exercise-Associated Muscle Cramping in Endurance Athletes – Martin Schwellnus, MBBCh, MSc (Med), MD, FACSM, FFIMS
4:00 — 4:30 PM Psychological Health and the Ultra-Endurance Athlete – John Onate, MD
4:30 — 4:55 PM Case Studies and Lessons Learned – Patrick Basset, MD (moderator); B. Volker Scheer, MD; Andy Pasternak, MD, MS
4:55 — 5:00 PM Closing Remarks – Martin D. Hoffman, MD, FACSM