Imaging Sports Injuries: Perspectives from Brazil and North America

Sunday, April 22, 1:00–3:00 pm (Part 1); 3:30–5:00 pm (Part 2)
This event is a part of ARRS' 2018 Global Exchange Program
Experts in imaging from the Brazilian College of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging and ARRS will present on various aspects of sport injuries. This forum will include discussion of Brazil's experiences with Olympic and World Cup athletics.

Learning Outcomes

 At the end of this session, attendees will be able to:​

  • Identify the best imaging technique to assist clinical colleagues in diagnosing MSK injuries and conditions.
  • Compare injury patterns of skeletally immature vs mature athletes
  • Identify specific MSK injury concerns for active females.
  • Understand changes in imaging protocol timelines for the elite or high demand athlete.


Course Schedule

Time Session Faculty
   Part 1  
1:00–1:10 pm ARRS/CBR Partnership
Dr. Manoel Rocha
1:10–1:40 pm Experience in Concentrated Screening Imaging of Potential Pro Athletes
Dr. Kenneth Buckwalter
1:40–2:10 pm Women in Sports
Dr. Laura Bancroft
2:10–2:30 pm Non-Olympic Sports Injuries in the U.S.
Dr. Donna Blankenbaker
2:30–3:00 pm Brazilian Summer Olympics: From Usual to the Unusual
Dr. Marcelo Bordalo

Part 2
3:00–4:00 pm
Sports Injuries in the Immature Athlete
Dr. Marcelo Bordalo
4:00–4:30 pm Specific Injuries Imaged at the World Cup Dr. Marcelo Abreu
4:30–5:00 pm Imaging at the Vancouver Winter Olympics  Dr. David Salonen