The first multidisciplinairy artistic gymnastic symposium took place as one of the side-events of the Brabant Trophy in the Maasport in Den Bosch on Wednesday the 24th of Oktober 2019. The chairman of the day was Petra Keijsers (sportdoctor SMC) and the introduction was done by Mark Meijer (technical director of the KNGU)


The program:

12.30 uur Walk in with coffee/tea/sandwitch

13.00 uur Opening
Petra Keijsers, sport doctor SMC JBZ en doctor KNGU
Mark Meijer, technical director KNGU

13.15 uur Concussion en focal dystonia of athletes/gymnasts
Erik van Wensen, neurologist Gelre Hospital (workgroup Sport&Neurology)

14.00 uur  Ankle injuries of gymnasts and revalidation
Thim van Schijndel, Fysiotherapeut CTO Zuid Turnen

15.15 uur Hand- en wristinjuries of gymnasts
Frank van Wijk, handtherapist, handencentrum Brabant

15.45 uur Innovative revalidation-support of VKB-injuries.
Maurice Aarts, labmanager InnoSportLab ’s-Hertogenbosch

16.30 uur Questions and discussion with all the experts

16.45 uur Closing and displacement towards the hall

17.00 uur Interview and demo turn toppers

17.30 uur A drink


At this symposium the following disciplines were represented by the speakers: sport medicine, neurology, physiotherapy en revalidation, human movement science. This discplines came together in this symposium for the first time.