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The Muscle in Sport: Current concepts in muscle injury prevention, classification, treatment and rehabilitation
ARSENAL FC SEMS CONFERENCE - MARCH 2015
24 March 2015
The Royal Oak Suite, Emirates Stadium, London, UK

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Preventive Cardiology & Exercise-based Rehabilitation: From set-up to new frontiers
EACPR & HFA course 2015
9 - 13 November 2015
Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, Switzerland

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IX INTERNATIONAL BALTIC SPORTS MEDICINE CONFERENCE
August 20-23, 2015 Tartu, Estonia
www.spordimeditsiin.ee

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"ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY FOR SPORTS MEDICINE"
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News, Announcements, and Notices from EFSMA

EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION for HEALTH (EPH)
Special symposium for National Associations of EFSMA

First special symposium about EPH, “Exercise Prescription for Health “ is announced by the EASA (European Academy of Sciences and Arts) in cooperation with EFSMA . Symposium will be honored with a certificate and will be held in Kinapolis, Antwerp during 9th European Congress on Sports Medicine.

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WHO/Europe first region in the world to develop strategy for physical activity

WHO European Member States met in Zurich, Switzerland on 27–28 January 2015 to discuss the future European physical activity for health strategy. The technical meeting brought together national representatives of the 53 Member States, institutions, notably the European Commission, renowned scientists and academics, as well as other experts.

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The National Physical Activity Plan: A Call to Action From the American Heart Association

Sedentary, inactive lifestyles contribute to cardiovascular disease and overall morbidity and mortality in the United States and worldwide. Put simply: Americans do not get enough physical activity. The American Heart Association is calling on volunteers and members to act locally, regionally and nationally to promote increased physical activity and structured exercise in daily lives.

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EFSMA Statement on ECG for Pre-Participation Examination

Goals of pre-participation examination (PPE) in athletes are primarily to protect health of athletes. This applies for children, adolescents, leisure time and top athletes.To recognise early possible risks, history and clinical examination is agreed to be the basis of PPE. However, there is a long-standing controversy about whether ECG at rest should also be mandatory for all athletes. ECG is rejected in the US but included in most European countries.

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EPH web page has been launched!

As a part of the project “Exercise Prescription for Health” that EFSMA started in July 2012, a totally new web page under the EFSMA.EU website was created. It contains a number of consolidated documents regarding the issue.

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Job Opportunities

SPORTS AND EXERCISE MEDICINE SPECIALIST in Doha, QATAR
At least 7-8 years of experience in relation to sports medicine practice Scope of tasks;
–Management of musculoskeletal conditions
–Cardiopulmonary exercise testing
–Pre-participation physical examination
–Optional : Knowledge and practice in sports cardiological conditions
Good command of professional English is essential
Please contact; edvin.dervisevic@guest.arnes.si or iztok.krasevec.gero@gmail.com

On-Line Course "ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY FOR SPORTS MEDICINE"

The objective of Electrocardiography sports medicine course is to provide students the expertise to study the cardiovascular system from the point of view of the electrocardiogram (ECG) to diagnose cardiovascular problems that can affect the athlete, make aptitude for cardiology sports, and meet and diagnosed by ECG susceptible cardiovascular diseases cause sudden death athlete and prevent its occurrence. Furthermore, knowing the characteristics of ECG Cardiac adaptations to stress (athlete's heart syndrome).

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Job Opportunities

Aspetar from Qatar is searching for new employees

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Post Show Report: MEDICA 2014

MEDICA 2014 once again attracted a large international audience. Over half of the around 130,000 specialist trade visitors came from more than 120 countries. The percentage of top decision-makers amongst them also increased again. In this way, the 4,831 exhibitors...

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The XXXIII FIMS World Congress of Sports Medicine

QUEBEC CITY, Quebec | June 18-21, 2014
The conference presentations are now up on the website. You will find all available presentations at

http://casem-acmse.org/fims/

Pre-Participation Physical Examination in Europe - Peter J. Jenoure

EFSMA, as leading continental sports medicine organisation, is constantly following the development of this traditional preventive measure in its member countries, and just lately has started an enquiry in the European nations. This is the actual state of this study which will be constantly updated.

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UEMS Sports Medicine Multidisciplinary Joint Committee

  • “The importance of sports medicine for a country”
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    Prof. Nicolas Christodoulou, MD, PhD
    President of the UEMS MJC on Sports Medicine

  • The Training, Qualification and Continuous Professional Development of the Medical Specialist in the Future, a Challenge for the UEMS - Bernard Maillet

  • EUROPEAN SPORTS MEDICINE SPECIALISTS CAN NOW APPLY FOR EQUIVALENCE - Download Forms

  • EFSMA offers free book

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