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Sep 16, 2018
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Jordanian players, Jaber and Al Rawabdeh complete their rehabilitation programme at Aspetar

Two players of Al Jazeera club and Jordan national team came to Qatar’s world famous orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital, Aspetar, on a ten days visit to continue their rehabilitation to recover from a groin injury.

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Sep 09, 2018
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Aspetar supports athletes at 2nd round of FINA Swimming World Cup 2018

Aspetar, the orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital, are once again providing medical coverage to the world’s top swimmers at the FINA Swimming World Cup 2018 taking place in Doha on 13-15 September.

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Aug 19, 2018
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Qatar’s Aspetar wins best medical project in Asia award

Aspetar, Qatar’s orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital, has won the 6th Sheikh Fahad Hiroshima-Asia Sports Medicine and Science Award, a prestigious award that rolls out every four years on the side-lines of the Asian Games to determine the best medical project in Asia. Aspetar won the award specifically for the efforts undertaken by the Aspetar Sports Groin Pain Centre (SGPC) during the last four years, which have contributed positively to the scientific field of sports medicine and medical research. Organised on the side-lines of this year’s Asian Games 2018, the awards ceremony was held on Sunday, 19 August, at the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) General Assembly in Jakarta, Indonesia. It was attended by H.E. Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, President of Qatar Olympic Committee and HH Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah, the Assembly’s President. Mr. Hussain Sultan Al Jaber, attended the ceremony as Aspetar’s representative and received the award on behalf of Mr. Mohammed

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Aug 16, 2018
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The newly appointed Ambassador of France to Qatar, HE Mr. Franck Gellet, marks his first visit to Aspetar

Aspetar, Qatar’s orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital, welcomed on Wednesday afternoon the newly appointed Ambassador of France to Qatar, HE Mr. Franck Gellet, which marked HE’s first visit to the hospital.

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Aug 13, 2018
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World Cup Alpine German skier Fritz Dopfer receives treatment in Aspetar

German World Cup alpine ski racer, Fritz Dopfer, has entered a one-week rehabilitation programme at Aspetar, orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital, to be treated for a groin injury sustained during the pre-season.

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Aug 01, 2018
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Aspetar’s experts provide tips for cyclists trying to achieve optimum performance in extreme conditions

Geraint Thomas recently became the first Welshman to win the Tour de France, winning with a one minute 51 second advantage over Tom Dumoulin of the Netherlands after the final individual time trial stage. History is made in minutes during such races and there are many factors separating first place from second, including how racers prepare for different weather conditions.

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Jul 29, 2018
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Repeated Sprint at Altitude… How did France’s National Rugby teams sharpen their fitness with Aspetar’s research and expertise?

The recent Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco witnessed one of France women’s best-ever results at a World Cup. After a lengthy and hard-fought season that ran from November 2017 until June 2018, they won silver at the world cup.

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Jul 03, 2018
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Prompted by player incidents at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

Aspetar urge professionals to adopt the necessary diagnostic guidelines to spot concussion injuries during play

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Jun 14, 2018
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First two weeks after fasting will be challenging for Muslim players at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™

With the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ right around the corner, fans are becoming increasingly anxious as they await the kick off of the world’s biggest sporting event. Pundits, fans and experts are all speculating about who will win this year’s tournament, who’s expected to shine or flop, and whether Mohammad Salah will be fit for Egypt’s games.

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Jun 10, 2018
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Aspetar’s ‘Healthy Ramadan’ campaign generates excitement among social media users

The campaign reached 1.2 million people and recorded half a million views and 37 thousand engagements

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Jun 07, 2018
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FIFA selects Aspetar expert Dr. Celeste Geertsema for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™

FIFA selects Aspetar expert Dr. Celeste Geertsema for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™

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Jun 03, 2018
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Aspetar on oral health for athletes

Oral health maintenance is key, negligence could lead to further complications resulting in potential surgery and time off the playing field

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May 29, 2018
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Icelandic captain Aron Gunnarsson undergoes rehab in Aspetar

With few days to go until the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, Iceland’s national team skipper, Aron Gunnarsson, has visited Aspetar, Qatar’s orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital, to undergo rehabilitation in preparation for Iceland’s first appearance at the world’s largest sporting spectacle.

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May 27, 2018
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Ipswich Town F.C. midfielders undergo treatment at Aspetar

Three Ipswich Town F.C. midfielders, English nationals Tom Adeyemi and Andre Dozzell, along with their Welsh teammate Emyr Huws, who’ve all been absent due to injury for lengthy periods during the recently concluded English football season, have taken part in a rehabilitation programme at Aspetar, Qatar’s world-renowned orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital.

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May 22, 2018
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Aspetar experts share golden rules for ensuring a nutritionally balanced, healthy and active Ramadan

During the Holy Month of Ramadan, many people including athletes suddenly change their diet which may lead to some digestive disorders that can affect athletic performance

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May 16, 2018
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Fasting, sports and medicine ... A prescription to reduce the long-term complications of chronic diseases

Ramadan offers an ideal opportunity to jump start a healthy lifestyle by following a low-calorie diet and exercising, which help tackle some serious long-term complications for patients with chronic diseases such as diabetes and high-blood pressure.

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May 16, 2018
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Aspetar launches new ‘Healthy Ramadan’ interactive social media campaign

New campaign provides health tips for professional and recreational athletes

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May 09, 2018
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Aspetar hosts the Qatar Sport Clubs Council’s monthly meeting

Aspetar, Qatar’s orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital, hosted the monthly meeting for the Qatar Sports Club Council on Wednesday, led by H.E. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Hamad Al Thani, President of the Qatar Sport Clubs Council, to discuss the latest issues and opportunities relevant to Qatari clubs.

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May 08, 2018
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Aspetar experts emphasise the role of healthcare providers in managing concussion for athletes on and off the pitch

Last week several leading healthcare providers from around the country met at Aspetar, Qatar’s orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital, for a workshop to discuss the challenges they face and recommended approaches when identifying and treating concussion injuries among players in various sports, particularly football, handball and athletics.

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May 06, 2018
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Aspetar provides medical support to IAAF Diamond League 2018 athletes for eighth year

For the eighth consecutive year, Aspetar, the orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital, provided its world-class medical support to international and local athletes who took part in the 2018 IAAF Doha Diamond League held on Friday.

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