Dr Mario Bizzini, PT, PhD is a research associate at the Schulthess Clinic, a private orthopaedic and sports medicine centre in Zürich, Switzerland. He works there at the Human Performance Lab (www.schulthess-klinik.ch). His research interests focus on hip and knee rehabilitation in sports, football injuries and sports injury prevention. He has currently published 112 peer-reviewed papers, 6 books, 19 book chapters, and lectured at more than 200 national and international congresses. He is a reviewer for various scientific journals, Deputy Editor of the British Journal of Sports Medicine (http://bjsm.bmj.com/) and Editorial Board member of the International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy (www.ijspt.org). He is also a specialist in sports physiotherapy and committee member of the Swiss Sports Physiotherapy Association (www.sportfisio.ch), and was a Executive Board member (2009-2017) 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).