Aspetar – the leading specialised orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital –played a key role in the Sports Performance Summit on November 11 – 12 at the Emirates Stadium in London, joining some of the world’s foremost sporting performance practitioners.
This is the fifth year that Aspetar has participated in the summit. As a major presence and contributor to the event, Aspetar also hosted the fifth annual Aspetar symposium which discussed a range of topics and issues related to sports medicine. At the symposium, Professor Per Holmich, Head of the Sports Groin Pain Centre at Aspetar, along with a number of specialist doctors took part in an illuminating panel discussion on “Groin Pain Injuries.”
Also at the summit, representatives from Aspetar participated in a sports science panel discussion entitled “how sports organisation are built to last: maintaining success once you have it.” The panel was moderated by Mathew Wilson from Aspetar’s Athlete Screening Department and featured George Nassis from the Aspetar Football Excellence Programme (National Sports Medicine Program-NSMP). Both were joined by a number of other specialised speakers during the panel.
This Sports Performance Summit is designed to spark discussions about peak performance and generate innovative ideas amongst 600 of the World’s elite coaches, managers, sporting directors, technical directors and performance directors.
Commenting on the event, Dr Mohamed Ghaith Al-Kuwari, Acting Director General of Aspetar, said:
Our involvement in this major event reflects Aspetar’s leading position in the world of sports, and specifically in sports medicine, given the importance of groin injuries in the sector. We are keen to seize every opportunity to share our knowledge and expertise with industry partners and professionals. Our vision is to become a recognised point of reference and destination for players and clubs from around the world, and we continue to make considerable progress in fulfilling this goal
The Sports Performance Summit gathers together the industry’s most influential practitioners to share insights and spark discussions that will help shape the future of sport. The summit is designed to generate a range of discussions around peak performance, showcase ideas and uncover hidden opportunities.
The event champions professional excellence and provides a platform for professionals to exchange ideas and contribute towards making the field of play an even more competitive space.
For a fifth year, the leading specialised orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital participates in globally renowned event to shape the future of sport