The World Sports Congress covered several important topics such as hamstring and groin injuries, cartilage surgery, sports cardiology, performance in heat, return to play, and exercise medicine.
The world gathering takes place every two years and brings together a group of internationally renowned experts in sports medicine to share knowledge and expertise.
During the congress, Aspetar received an award of excellence from FIMS and the organising committee for its efforts and valuable contributions to the field of sports medicine and exercise science.
Commenting on the occasion, Dr. Mohamed Ghaith Al Kuwari, said:
Aspetar is delighted to be the official partner of this year’s Congress, and is proud to present 14 research papers and workshops on sports medicine and support initiatives, such as the Young Investigator Awards. This will encourage scientists to exhibit outstanding presentations of their work to benefit from their cutting-edge research and valuable contributions to sports medicine around the world.
This year’s FIMS Congress has also served as a platform for initiatives such as the Aspetar Young Investigator Award presentations which provide scientists with the opportunity to showcase their outstanding work and valuable contributions to sports medicine.
Aspetar is the first of its kind in the Middle East, a specialised Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital which, as a member of the Aspire Zone Foundation, Qatar’s innovative sports and healthy lifestyle destination, services the needs of sports clubs and federations, amateur athletes, and the physically active, throughout the state of Qatar and the world.
ASPETAR is a world leading specialised orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital, and the first of its kind in the Middle East. Since 2007, with a world expert team, the hospital has provided top-level comprehensive medical treatment to all athletes in a state-of-the-art facility that sets new standards internationally.
In 2009, Aspetar was accredited as a “FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence” by F-MARC. In 2013, Aspetar was adopted as a reference collaborator centre by the Gulf Countries Council (GCC) Health Ministers Council and “IOC Research Centre for Prevention of Injury and Protection of Athlete Health” in 2014.
In 2015, Aspetar has been recognised as the “IHF Reference Centre for Athlete and Referee Health”. In the same year, the hospital also achieved the obtained on December 15 the Accreditation Canada International (ACI) “Platinum Level”.
ASPETAR is a member–organisation of Aspire Zone Foundation, Qatar’s innovative sports and healthy lifestyle destination.
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In partnership with Aspetar, the 34th FIMS World Sports Medicine Congress was successfully held in Slovenia from the 29th September to the 2nd October 2016. Aspetar, represented by the Acting Director General, Dr. Mohamed Ghaith Al Kuwari, and an accompanying delegation of medical experts, took part in panel discussions and delivered workshops to attendees