Filip Struyf is a (sports-) physiotherapist and professor at the department of Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy of the University of Antwerp, Belgium. At the University, he coordinates research within the field of musculoskeletal disorders, more specifically in shoulder disorders. Filip is editor of the Dutch/Flemish journal of Sports Medicine, co-founder and board member of the Flemish Shoulder Network. He has published over 64 PubMed cited articles and teaches courses on shoulder assessment and rehabilitation at both national and international level. Finally, Filip combines his academic work with the assessment and treatment of patients with shoulder pain in a private clinical practice. Recently, Filip was awarded as world leading expert in shoulder pain according to Expertscape ().