Mario Bizzini

Mario Bizzini

MSc. School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Physiotherapeut mit MSc und PhD aus der Schweiz arbeitet im Medizinischen Forschungszentrum der FIFA (Medical Research and Assessment Centre, F-MARC) und in der Wissenschaftsabteilung der Schulthess Klinik in Zürich. Er ist Vorstandsmitglied im Schweizerischen Sportphysiotherapie Verbans (sportfisio) und im Internationalen Sportphysiotherapie Verband (IFSPT). Seine Forschungsinteressen und Publikationen liegen in der Hüft- und Knie-Rehabilitation im Sport sowie in der Prävention von Sportverletzungen (spez. Fußball). Er ist Consultant für Profi-Eishockey- und Fußballteams, und hat an drei Fußballweltmeister-schaften und zwei Olympiaden teilgenommen.


He earned a Master of Science degree (MSc) from the University of Pittsburgh (School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, UPMC Center for Sports Medicine, 2001), and in August 2010 he finished his doctoral study (PhD) at the Oslo Sports Trauma and Research Center, Norwegian School of Sports Sciences (Oslo, Norway). His research interests focus on hip and knee rehabilitation in sports, football injuries and sports injury prevention. He has currently published 47 peer-reviewed papers, 5 books, 8 book chapters, and lectured at more than 150 national and international congresses. He is a reviewer for various scientific journals, Senior Associate Editor of the British Journal of Sports Medicine (http://bjsm.bmj.com/) and Associate Editor of the International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy (www.spts.org/ijspt). He is also a specialist in sports physiotherapy and committee member of the Swiss Sports Physiotherapy Association (www.sportfisio.ch), and of the International Federation of Sports Physical Therapy (www.ifspt.org), a rehabilitation consultant for professional ice hockey and football teams, and has also worked at three FIFA World Cups (Germany 2006, China 2007-women, South Africa 2010) and at two Olympic Games (Beijing 2008, London 2012).