HEPA EUROPE 2015
11th Annual Meeting and 6th Conference of HEPA Europe which was held on 7-9 October 2015 focusing on “Promoting Active Living: The Collaborative Perspective”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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; firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.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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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.