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MD Edwin Goedhart

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Manager Sports Medicine at Royal Netherlands Football Association (KNVB)

Session(s)

Football Medicine in Motion - Time for Reassessment

Short CV

Edwin Goedhart (1963) studied Medicine at the Free University in Amsterdam and after the 4 years specialization in sports medicine he was registered as sports medicine physician in 1996. After holding various positions in the field of sports medicine he is fulltime engaged in professional football as head medical staff since 2002:  AFC Ajax (9 years), AZ Alkmaar and BV Vitesse (each 1 year). In 2012 he was asked to take over the role of head medical staff of the Netherlands Football Team and in addition he was appointed manager sports medicine at the Royal Netherlands Football Association (KNVB) in 2013.

He holds several managerial roles in sports medicine organizations like the Netherlands Association of Sports Medicine (VSG), and the Dutch College of Teamphysicians (CCC)

Special areas of interests are the management of sports concussions, the treatment of groin injuries in football and the implementation of a scientific approach in football.