The 7th IOC World Medical Conference

18/03/2024 11:47 AM

As the 7th IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury and Illness in Sport approaches, Aspetar stands at the forefront of innovation and leadership in sports medicine. Set to take place in Monaco from February 29 to March 2, 2024, this prestigious event brings together global experts in sports and exercise medicine to address critical issues in injury and illness prevention.

Aspetar, recognized as the IOC Prevention Center, has consistently demonstrated its commitment to advancing sports medicine through cutting-edge research, clinical expertise, and educational initiatives. This year, Aspetar's involvement in the conference underscores its pivotal role in shaping the future of sports healthcare.

Dr. Abdulaziz Jaham Al Kuwari, CEO of Aspetar, remarked,

Aspetar is proud to play a leading role in the 7th IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury and Illness in Sport. We are firmly and steadfastly committed to developing sports medicine and improving the health and safety of athletes.

Through our participation in this conference, we aim to showcase Aspetar's experiences, exchange knowledge and best practices, and contribute to global efforts to prevent injuries and illnesses associated with sport.

With the largest delegation and a lineup of expert speakers representing Aspetar, the institution will lead discussions on various topics crucial to the field of sports medicine. Among the highlights is Aspetar's exploration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its role in preventing sports injuries and illnesses. This session promises insights into groundbreaking research and innovative approaches to injury prevention.

Furthermore, Aspetar's experts will delve into the crucial issue of preventing re-injuries after ACL reconstruction, showcasing the institution's expertise in this area. Through symposia, case studies, and panel discussions, Aspetar will share valuable insights gleaned from years of experience in treating and rehabilitating athletes.

A unique aspect of Aspetar's contribution to the conference is its focus on the "Doha experience." Drawing from its rich legacy of hosting major sporting events, including the World Cup 2022, Aspetar will share valuable lessons learned in injury and illness prevention. The discussion will extend to the upcoming Paris 2024 Olympic Games, highlighting the importance of host countries in safeguarding athletes' health and well-being.

Moreover, Aspetar's Sports Dentistry Department will present a decade of experience and data from athlete dental screenings, emphasizing the critical role of oral health in overall athlete well-being. The institution will advocate for increased awareness of preventive measures such as mouthguards, particularly in contact sports.

On the sideline of the conference, Aspetar's marketing and communication department has secured prime exhibition spaces at the 7th IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury and Illness in Sport. These areas showcase Aspetar's expertise, the latest edition of the Aspetar scientific journal, and facilitate networking opportunities, reinforcing its leadership in sports medicine.

Aspetar's pivotal role in the 7th IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury and Illness in Sport, just ahead of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, underscores its commitment to athlete well-being. As global experts convene to discuss cutting-edge strategies, Aspetar's contributions will directly impact elite athletes' health and performance. With its expertise and innovative solutions, Aspetar continues to play a crucial role in supporting the sports community and ensuring athletes receive the highest standard of care as they prepare for the upcoming Olympic Games in Paris.

Aspetar significantly contributes to the scientific and medical endeavors of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Its experts actively participate in conferences and sporting events, including the Winter Olympics, enriching the discourse and ensuring top-notch medical support.



About Aspetar:

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 “The 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 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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