A criteria-based clinical guide for a successful RTP post  ACLR


    • High-level education of health scientists

      Evidence-based prevention, diagnosis, evaluation, and rehabilitation after ACL reconstruction 


The acquisition of documented knowledge:




differential diagnosis

clinical assessment and risk factors

Treatment of the injury from the initial timee to the final return to sports 

Target Audience

The conference is designed for health scientists, fitness trainers, coaches, and others seeking to enhance and broaden their understanding of ACLR injury treatment


Education method


Keynote speaker: 

Dr. Wouter Welling is a sports scientist. He obtained his PhD in 2022 at the University of Groningen with the subject: “Return to sport after an ACL reconstruction. Are we there yet?”. Dr. Welling worked as an embedded scientist at a clinic in Groningen, from where he facilitated professional football clubs with testing, load monitoring, load management, return-to-sport, and prevention. Currently, he works in the rehabilitation and performance clinic “Pro-F” in Enschede. 

Dr. Wouter Welling has also been involved in many scientific studies and publications and he has extensive experience in translating scientific knowledge to the clinical situation in both a football and broader sports medicine context.

Kalliakmanis Alkis,sports Physician,PhD

Kekelekis Afxedios,physical therapist,PhD c.

Stathas Ioannis,sports physical therapist,MSc


Day 1:

Theory-day with the following topics:
Return to sports after ACLR – general introduction
Physical requirements: what’s important and how to test it?
Mental requirements: what’s important and how to test it?
Motor learning: implementation of implicit motor learning strategies
On-field rehabilitation: the bridge between clinical rehabilitation and RTS

Day 2:

Practice-day with the following topics:
Testing physical requirements
Testing psychological requirements
Test battery as a minimal requirement for On-field rehabilitation
On-field demo with a couple of examples of field training exercises in different phases


The workshop will be held in Athens and due to the interactivity in the training method it will take place in two different places (lecture hall, rehabilitation area and football field). On Saturday, May 31, the seminar will be held at the offices of the OSTRACON company in Elliniko, and on Sunday, June 1, at the Municipal Stadium of Byron.


Modern live education(lectures, videos, clinical practice) and interactive real-time practice.

The educational seminar is implemented in small groups of participants and lasts one to two days. It is based on a combination of modern live learning and modern live interactive real-time learning.

Modern life learning concerns theoretical and clinical practice and will include lectures, videos, the interaction between trainers and participants, and clinical and laboratory-practical education.

Modern real-time interactive learning includes the interactive application of therapeutic exercise with demonstration, simulations, and reenactments in real-time scenarios in the rehabilitation area and on the football field.

500 Euros + 24% VAT

Early Bird Discount: 400 Euros until january 31, 2025.

In case of cancellation of the participation, the registration amount is refunded in full up to 15 days before the realization of the seminar and in half up to 14 days before the completion of the workshop.

Note: The participant bears any costs of interbank transactions.


Successful completion of the program leads to the award of a Non-Formal Education Attendance Certificate

Supporting material

Participants will receive electronic material with the lectures and bibliography after program completion.

A criteria-based clinical guide for a successful RTP post  ACLR