Preliminary Program

 15:00-17:00 Registration
07:30-08:30 Registration
08:30-09:00 Welcome Notes
09:00-10:30 Paralympic Technologies 09:00-10:30 Sports Modeling & Simulations
Opening and welcome 09:00 Finite Element Modelling of Auxetic Materials for Sports Equipment Applications ,Todd Shepherd
Dr. Yehoshua ( Shuki ) Dekel – President, Israel Paralympic committee 09:15 Impact Performance and Properties of Association Footballs , Jeffrey Kensrud
Invited Symposium: Equipment & Technology in Paralympic Sports 09:30 Drag Acting on a Tandem Bike and Two Pedaling Human Models, Kazuya Seo
09:45 Evaluation of Aerodynamic Drag of a Full-Scale Cyclist Mannequin by Particle Image Velocimetry, Wouter Terra
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:30 Keynote: Global trends in sports tech and overview of the Israeli ecosystem, Yonatan Gorfung, Deloitte
11:30-13:00 Paralympic technology- Oral Presentations 11:30-13:00 Sports Modeling & Simulations
 11:30 Understanding Elite Performance: Performance Analysis of Wheelchair Basketball Using Inertial Sensors, Jonathan Shepherd  11:30 Using Measurement System Analysis Techniques to Assess Reproducibility and Repeatability of Mechanical Test Setups in Sports Technology, Stefan Schwanitz
 11:45 The Effect of Prolonged Effort on Bilateral Asymmetry in Running in Traumatic Trans Tibial Amputees Using Running Specific Prostheses, Dikla Goor Prihed  11:45 The characterisation of bicycle tyres and their impact on event performance for athletes of differing abilities, Billy Fitton
 12:00 An Inertial Drum Test Bench for the Physical Performance Evaluation of  Wheelchair Paralympic Rugby and Basket Players, Nicola Petrone   12:00 A Comparison Between Finite Element Analysis and Human Brain Under Mild Acceleration, Arghavan Talebanpour
 12:15 Development of an Instrumented Wheelchair for the In Field Evaluation of Structural Loads during Wheelchair Rugby, Nicola Petrone   12:15  Tibial Morphology, Muscle Strength and Stress Fractures- a Computational Model, Amir Hadid
 12:30 Development and Testing of a Novel Human-Powered Watercraft for People with Lower-Body Disabilities, Thomas Fuglsang  12:30 Evaluating the Interaction Between Rim and Brake Pad On a Test Bench, Markus Eckelt
 12:45 Deep tissue loads in the seated buttocks on a foam off-loading wheelchair cushion versus an adjustable air-cell-based cushion: Finite element studies, Lea  Peko Cohen -110  12:45 The Knee Joint Load Estimation in Vertical Alignment of Cycle Pedaling by Musculoskeletal Modeling, Jeongwoo Seo
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:30 Keynote lecture: Physical activity and sports in civil society ,Avrum Burg
14:30-16:00 Paralympic technology 14:30-16:15 Sports Equipment and Clothing Technologies
14:30-15:45 Technology and sports injury prevention                                             Prof. Dr. Daniel Theisen (Luxembourg Institute of Health, Luxemburg) 14:30 Fabrication of Auxetic Foam for Investigating Sports Applications, Tom Allen
15:45-16:00 Effective Feedback: Current technological innovation to monitor athletic performance, and useful methodological approach to feedback your athlete                                              Dr. Osnat Fliess Douer (The Academic College at Wingate Institute) 14:45  A Novel Wearable Chest-Strap For Non-Invasive and Non-Laboratory Identification of The Respiratory Compensation Point During Running Exercise Stress Test, Mickey Scheinowitz
15:00 Development of an All-New Ski with Anisotropic Coupling Effects by Using a Life Cycle Engineering Methodology, Marc Fleischmann
15:15  Comparison to characteristics between hard baseball and soft baseball, Chiang Liu
15:30 Evaluation of Triathlon Suit Characteristics Relevant to Thermophysiology of an Athlete, Nazia Nawaz
15:45 Design of Sports Compression Garments: Exploring the Relationship Between Pressure Distribution and Body Dimensions, Kristina Brubacher
16:00 Running Shoes – Possible Correlations of Biomechanical and Material Tests, Markus Eckelt
16:00-16:30 Coffee Break
16:30-18:00 Paralympic session: meet the industry
Optimizing running and jumping prosthesis
16:30-17:00 Athletes’ Panel – How technology is affecting my sporting career:
17:00-18:00 Moran Samuel – Rower (Medallist from Rio)
Kobi Lion and Meir Carmon – Cyclist & coach (Medallist from London)
Adi  Deutsch – Runner with Flex-Foot Cheetah prosthetic (6 times Iron Man)
Pascale Berkovitch – Cycling, Rowing, Kayaking
Doron Shaziri – Para Shooting, Wheelchair manufacturer
Raz Shoham – Head coach, Paralympic goalball team
Moderator: Inbal Pezaro (Swimmer – 9 Paralympic Medals)
18:00 Cocktail reception
08:00-09:45 Injury Prevention & Rehab 08:00-09:00 Performance Enhancement
 08:00 Measuring the Knee Flexion Angle in Alpine Skiing Using a Sensor Fiber, Aljoscha Hermann 08:00 Effect on bowling performance parameters when intentionally increasing the spin rate, analysed with a smart cricket ball, Franz Konstantin Fuss
 08:15 Automatization of Splint Fitting for Patient-specific 3D Printing, Maayan Elimelech  08:15 Objective Method for Evaluating the Effect of Transient Sleeping Environments on Athletic Sleep Quality, Chris Watson
 08:30 Peak Patellofemoral and ACL/PCL Forces While Performing the Forward Lunge Exercise With Varying Techniques, Rafael Escamilla  08:30 Sleep and Recovery in Professional Athletes, Mor Mizrahi
 08:45 An Electromyographic Analysis of the Shoulder While Performing Exercises Using the Bodyblade Classic and Pro, Rafael Escamilla  08:45  Elastic tubes and dumbbells elicit complementary activation patterns that are enhanced at higher action velocities, Flaminia Ronca
 09:00 Electromyographic Analysis of Trunk and Hip Muscles During Swiss Ball Bridging Exercises Performed With Two Different Ankle Positions, Rafael Escamilla
09:30 Adipose Tissue, Edoardo De Fenu
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-11:00 Keynote lecture: The Surgeon’s General
11:00-12:30 Assessing and Improving Military Tasks 11:00-12:30 Hapoel BS
 11:00 Physiological and Biomechanical Evaluation of A Wheeled – Assistive Device for Load Carriage – A Proposed Platform, Itay Ketko  11:00
 11:15 Metabolic Demands and Energy Systems’ contributions During Simulated Counter Terror Fighting Task (CTFT) of Elite Israeli Police Unit, Omri Inbar Practical application of GPS derived data in elite football,
 11:30 A novel model for the optimization of load carriage ergonomics, Amir Hadid Lukasz Bortnik – Head of Sports Science (HBS)
 11:45 Evaluation of Physical and Cognitive Performance after Simulated Road March Using a Virtual Reality Environment, Itay Ketko  11:30 Modern on-field conditioning of elite footballer with the use of GPS technology,
12:00 The Effect of Aging on the Ventilatory Response to Wearing an Escape Hood at Rest and During Mild Exercise, Dror Ofir Dror Shimshon – Head of Strength and Conditioning (HBS)
12:15 The Impact of Equipment Weight on the Dismounted Soldier`s Operational Performance, Meta-Analysis, Dor Drukarov  12:00 Champions – The Mental Side of Winning in a Competitive World, Eitan Azaria – Mental Coach, Head of Mental Training (HBS)
12:30-13:00 Keynote lectuer: Erez Morag
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:30 Keynote lectuer: Randy Wilber -USOC
14:30-16:00 Sport Technology Implications: From Theory to Practice. Session Chair: Yair Galily
14:30  Oren Moravchik – CEO & Co-Founder@RSPCT
14:45  Gal Oz – CEO and Owner of Pixellot
15:00  Avraham Grant – Football Manager and Coach
15:15 Matteo Shapira- Intel Sports Group (ISG) Innovation in sports through ground-breaking technologies – Volumetric Video (Intel freeD)  use-case
15:30  Yair Galily – Founder & Head, Sport, Media and Society (SMS) Research Lab, IDC
16:00-18:00 Tour to Jaffa
08:30-10:30 Sports Biomechanics 08:30-10:30 Sport Technologies (general)
 08:30 A Novel Method to Assess Hamstring Strength for Injury Prevention in Sport using Three-Dimensional Kinematics, Kerith Aginsky  08:30 Cognitive Training System for Soccer Players, Jacob Greenshpan
 08:45 Pitching Biomechanical Comparisons Among Fastball, Slider, Curveball, and Changeup Pitch Types in Professional Baseball Pitchers , Rafael Escamilla  08:45 The Use of Wearable Sensor Visual Feedback to Reduce lower Extremity Loading During Running in Obese Children , Oren Tirosh
 09:00 Evaluating Plantar Pressure Distribution Patterns during Soccer-Specific Movements, Bahador  Keshvai  09:00 The New IDF Prehospital Wearable Medical Record , Ariel Hirsh
 09:15 Comparison of joint motion characteristics according to gender during cycling, Daehyeok Kim  09:15 Live Monitoring of GPS based Power Analysis during Mountain Running, Helmut Woellik
 09:30 The Effects of Foot Landing Patterns While Running with Barefoot and Minimalist Shoes at Different Speed and Different Inclination, Lan-Yuen Guo  09:30 Generation of Timing and Tracking Data via Ad-hoc Communication between Wearables, Christoph Uran
 09:45 A Novel Portable Motion Analysis System for Assessing the Landing Error Scoring System (LESS) Test , Gali Dar -106  09:45 Benchmarking Study of Smart-Insole Forces, Yehuda Weizman
 10:00 The Effect of an Exhausting 30 Minute Run on Plantar-Pressure Distribution in Experienced Long-Distance Runners, Tomer Bercovitz 10:00 Evolution of Medical Technologies in the Israeli Olympic Team: From Athens-2004 towards Tokyo-2020, Maya Cale-Benzoor
 10:15 Contribution of sensor position and pressure magnitude to the position of the centre of pressure analysed with a smart insole, Franz Konstantin Fuss
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:30 Plenary Lecture: Breaking2 marathon attempt, Matthew Nurse, VP / Nike Explore Team – Sport Research Lab
11:30-13:00 Generating insights from big data analytics in sports 11:30-13:00 Sport Technologies
11:30 Data as a diver to decision making in sports events, R. Lidor, The Academic College at Wingate, Netanya, Israel 11:30 New concepts for “return to sport” and performance testing – The Speedlab, Dr. Bjoern Zimmermann
12:00 Drivers of Football Match Outcomes with Data Mining: A Benchmarking Study of Italian and Israeli Statistics
E. Elyakim, R. S. Kenett, R. Lidor, The Academic College at Wingate
and A. Simonetto, P. Zuccolotto, M. Sandri and M. Carpita
Big Data in Sports Lab, Department of Quantitative Methods, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
11:50 Analyzing Action Sports Based on Jumping and Aerial Movements with Inertial Sensors and GPS Timestamp, Kazunari Ishida
12:15 Performance of world class decathletes D. BenSira and M. Arnon, The Academic College at Wingate 12:05 Concurrent validity of wireless insole pressure sensor for measuring temporal variables during running, Ryu Nagahara
12:30 Big data analytics in sports: Problem based research Elia Morgulev, The Academic College at Wingate 12:20  Application of Low Cost Wearable Sensor System to Identify Ground Impact Loading and Shock Attenuation in Running with Cushioning Insoles and Different Running,  Characteristics , Oren Tirosh
12:35 Benchmarking of Smart Insoles: Accuracy of the Centre of Pressure, Adin Ming Tan
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:30 Keynote: Injury Prevention and Prediction, Kakavas Georgios, CEO and founder Fysiotek Spine and Sports Lab
14:30-16:00 sport tech Innovations  14:30-16:00 Injury Prevention & Rehab
1430 Conception of an Electrical Driven Own Weight Compensating Bicycle Trailer Made of Bio-Based Materials by Using a Lean Start-Up Methodology, Joerg Kaufmann  14:30 Excision of Hook of Hamate Fractures in Elite Baseball Players:
Outcomes and Surgical Technique
Gilad Eisenberg
14:45 Evaluating Bone Age and Predicting Young Athletes` Final Height by a Novel Ultrasound Device (SonicBone), and their Applications to Talent Selection, Training and Sports Medicine, Yuval Heled  14:45 Expedited return to play following intramedullary headless screw fixation of metacarpal fractures in elite athletes
Gilad Eisenberg
15:00 DIFIT -Personalized Motivated Sport Training System, Alon Kimhi  15:00 The ‘Everest Challenge’: An intervention program to promote stairs climbing in a hospital setting
Karen Bronner
15:15 Optimizing Athlete Performance By Forecasting Injury And Illness Risk, Ronen Benin  15:15 Creating a “culture of exercise” within the dialysis unit by implementation of intradialytic training as standard of care
Karen Bronner
15:30 Development of Cognitive Trainers for Sports, Jacob Greenshpan  15:30 Bioartificial Fat Tissue for Injuries Healing: Adipose Tissue Engineering Construction in 3D Matrigel-Collagen Extracellular Matrix, Orna Sharabani-Yosef
15:45 Personalized Nutrition by Prediction of Glycemic Responses , Amir Golan
16:00-16:30 Coffee Break
16:30-18:15 sport tech Innovations 16:30-18:00 Navigating sports technology successfully thru the regulatory maze
16:30 Well-Beat is an Innovative Expert System That Provides Healthcare Professionals & Organizations, Personalized Motivational Tools Designed to Dramatically Improve Treatment Regime Compliance in Chronic Patients, Ravit Ram Bar-dea 16:30  The regulatory landscape of sports technology in the US and the EU
16:45 Measure trends in hemodynamic parameters using of-the-shelf wearable devices, Michael Kasan 17:00  Case studies: Uunderstand how regulation impacts the time to market of:
17:00 : Actionable Injury Predictions for Football Teams Based on Tracking Data, Eyal Eliakim 17:15 “Mobile single-lead ECG devices”
17:15 Custo-Med Concept of Cardiac Rehabilitation, Ron Golan 17:30 ”Wearable kinesiology sensors”
17:30 Automatic Quantification of Amateur Team’s Sports, Yoav Grauer 17:45 “Fitness trackers”
17:45 Cognitive Training System for Soccer Players, Jacob Greenshpan
18:15-18:45 Meet the Industry – B2B Session
Post congress professional tour
Old port of Caesarea
Nielsen Innovate (technological incubator)