The purpose was to discuss the importance of fatigue management and injury prevention for professional football players and clubs. 


Hosted by Pr. Hassane Zouhal (Ph.D, Department of Science & techniques of physical and sporting activities, expert in Football, University of Rennes, France) & Sidney Govou (former french national player with 49 appearances, seven times French champion with Olympique Lyonnais Club), the conference was attended by some 100 participants from ten countries of Central and Eastern Europe, France, the United Kingdom and the United States, the owners, chief medical officer; head coach and players of the top leading football clubs.