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.
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...
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.
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
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.
Presidential message from Dr. André Debruyne
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).