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Sports Medicine Physician, Clinical Instructor of Sports Medicine
Sports Medicine Physician at
, Qatar Orthopedic and Sport Medicine Hospital, Doha, Qatar
Team Physician at
FC Internazionale Milan
Medical Director at Qatar National Football Teams
Team Physician at Algeria National Team (World Cup 2010)
Team Physician at Cote D’Ivoire National Team (World Cup 2014)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) –
Specialization in Sports Medicine –
Degree in Medicine and Surgery –
, Bisciotti GN.
ACL injury in sport: a phylogenetic reason? ask to your cat J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 2018 Mar 19
Bakken A, Targett S, Bere T,
, Farooq A, Mosler AB, Tol JL, Whiteley R, Khan KM, Bahr R.
Muscle Strength Is a Poor Screening Test for Predicting Lower Extremity Injuries in Professional Male Soccer Players: A 2-Year Prospective Cohort Study. Am J Sports Med. 2018 Mar
Hamstring injuries are increasing in men’s professional football: every cloud has a silver lining? Br J Sports Med. 2018 Jan 23.
, Volpi P, Bisciotti GN.
Injury epidemiology in Italian soccer (football): a call for action. J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 2017 Dec 1
, Gillogly S, Singh G, Chamari K.
Injury and illness epidemiology in soccer – effects of global geographical differences – a call for standardized and consistent research studies. Biol Sport. 2017 Sep;34(3):249-254.
van der Made AD, Almusa E, Whiteley R, Hamilton B,
, van Hellemondt F, Tol JL.
Intramuscular tendon involvement on MRI has limited value for predicting time to return to play following acute hamstring injury. Br J Sports Med. 2017 Sep 13.
Mosler AB, Weir A,
, Farooq A, Thorborg K, Whiteley RJ, Hӧlmich P, Crossley KM.
Epidemiology of time loss groin injuries in a men’s professional football league: a 2-year prospective study of 17 clubs and 606 players. Br J Sports Med. 2017 Jun 30.
Bakken A, Targett S, Bere T,
, Farooq A, Tol JL, Whiteley R, Khan KM, Bahr R.
The functional movement test 9+ is a poor screening test for lower extremity injuries in professional male football players: a 2-year prospective cohort study. Br J Sports Med. 2017 May 16
A Bakken, S Targett, T Bere,
, A Farooq, J L Tol, R Whiteley, E Witvrouw, K, M Khan, R Bahr
Interseason variability of a functional movement test, the 9+ screening battery, in professional male football players
Br J Sports Med doi:10.1136/bjsports-2016-096570
Chamari K, Farooq A, Tabanji R,
Soccer Injury Rates When Ramadan Occurs At The Season-start In Conjunction With A Competitive Tournament: 3069 Board #134 June 3, 3: 30 PM – 5: 00 PM. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2016 May;48(5 Suppl 1):869.
Bere T, Alonso JM, Wangensteen A, Bakken A,
, Dijkstra HP, Ahmed H, Bahr, R, Popovic N.
Injury and illness surveillance during the 24th Men’s Handball World Championship 2015 in Qatar. Br J Sports Med. 2015 Sep;49(17):1151-6.
Hamilton B, Tol JL, Almusa E, Boukarroum S,
, Farooq A, Whiteley R, Chalabi H.
Platelet-rich plasma does not enhance return to play in hamstring injuries: a randomised controlled trial. Br J Sports Med. 2015 Jul;49(14):943-50.
“Trattamento delle tendinopatie da sport”, Sport e Medicina – October 2015
I Sannicandro, M Spedicato, G Palaia, G Cofano, G. Bisciotti,
Strength ability, endurance and anthropometric parameters in youth football: descriptive analysis and functional relationship Medicina dello Sport, June 2015.
La degenerazione adipose nelle rotture a tutto spessore della cuffia dei rotatori: l’importanza dell’indagine RM”. Medicina dello Sport, March 2014
Tol JL, Hamilton B,
, Muxart P, Jacobsen P, Whiteley R.
At return to play following hamstring injury the majority of professional football players have residual isokinetic deficits. Br J Sports Med. 2014 Feb 3.
, Tol JL, Targett S, Holmich P, Chalabi H.
Concussion Surveillance: Do Low Concussion Rates in the Qatar Professional Football League Reflect a True Difference or Emphasize Challenges in Knowledge Translation? Clin J Sport Med. 2014 Jan 21.
Bisciotti G, Cassaghi G, Corradini B, Sabatini R.
“Dossier hamstrings” Il Fisioterapista, Feb 2014.
Lesioni tendinee acute degli adduttori: chirurgia o riabilitazione?” Il Fisioterapista n 6 2013
Hamstrings are dangerous for sport and sport is dangerous for hamstring”. Aspetar Sport Medicine Journal, Special Issue II
G. Bisciotti, M Farooq, H Chalabi
How injuries affect rehabilitation workload in a National Team during an elite soccer event? An experience from the FIFA 2010 World Cup. J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 2013 Apr;53(2):192-7.
, Tol JL, Smiley F, Farooq A, Chalabi H. Does Ramadan Affect the Risk of Injury in Professional Football? Clin J Sport Med. 2013 Mar 22. [Epub ahead ofprint]
The role of exogenous and endogenous factors in the aetiology of Achilles and patella tendinopathies”. Medicina dello Sport, Jun 2013
., Bisciotti GN, Della Villa F, Sannicandro I.
Inferior Pole of the Scapula Fracture in an Adolescent Footballer Medicina dello Sport, March 2013
, Vuckovic Z., Le Picard P., D’Hooghe P.,Chalabi H.
Athlete’s pubalgia: a sistematic review Medicina dello sport. March 2013
, Mauri E, Hamilton B
Use of platelet rich plasma (PRP) in an isolated complete medial collateral ligament lesion in a professional football (soccer) player: a case report Asian J Sports Med, 2013
Return to sport after total knee and hip replacement” part 2 Scienza e Sport 2013
Tol JL, Farooq A, Smiley F, Chalabi H.
Low injury rate strongly correlates with team success in Qatari professional football. Br J Sports Med. 2012 Aug 17.
Farooq A, Smiley FA, Tol JL, Chalabi H.
Epidemiology of football injuries in Asia: A prospective study in Qatar. J Sci Med Sport. 2012 Aug 1
Football injury epidemiology” Aspetar Sport Medicine Journal, Special Issue I
The effects of Ramadan on the performance. What should we expect in London 2012? Scienza e Sport 2012, 15
, Sannicandro I., Sala M., Benzarti N., Chalabi H.
Cryoterapy associated peroneal nerve lesion in a professional football player Medicina dello Sport 2012 Giugno;65(2):259-64
, Manno A.
Achille’s tendon mechanical shock on natural and artificial grass. Medicina dello Sport 2012 Marzo;65(1):13-27
Return to sport after total knee and hip replacement part one Scienza e Sport 2012
Bisciotti GN, Fiorella PL, Sannicandro I
Performance profile of an Italian elite soccer team Medicina dello Sport 2011 Settembre; 64(3):243-56
L’invecchiamento cardiaco Scienza e Sport, num 11, 2011
Fu vera quota? Scienza e Sport, num 7, 2010
L’uso dei fattori di crescita nelle lesioni dei tessuti molli in traumatologia dello sport. Scienza e Sport, num 6.
Delayed onset muscle soreness. Scienza e Sport, num 5, 2010
B. Hamilton, G. Bisciotti, J. Grantham, H. Chalabi
Injury epidemiology in a National Football Team of the Middle East. Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2010 Sep 28.
Le basi scientifiche dei principi di trattamento delle lesioni muscolari Scienza e Sport, num 7.
B Hamilton, W Knez,
, H Chalabi
Platelet Inhibitors and the use of Platelet Enriched Plasma for Acute Muscle Injury: Case Report and Discussion
Acta Orthop. Belg.
, 2010, 76, 443-448
, J Paoloni, B Hamilton
Traumatic pneumothorax in a football player FIFA Medical assessment and research, Web based case report.
, Lello PP
The high intensity magnetic fields therapy in the bone bruising and bone marrow edema syndrome
Minerva Ortopedica e Traumatologica 2010 December;61(6):517-25
, R. Lockhart, H. Chalabi
Conservative Treatment in an Isolated Anterior Wall Frontal Bone Fracture in an Elite Soccer Player Clin J Sport Med 2010; Mar;20(2):125-7.
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