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Jun 16, 2019
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Cameroon’s national football team visits Aspetar for athlete screening

The Cameroon national football team has completed a comprehensive three-day medical screening session at Aspetar, the orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital.

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May 28, 2019
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Experts from Aspetar share practical Ramadan workout tips for those looking to increase muscle and loose fat

When it comes to physical exercise and dieting, some see that Ramadan as a month when they may lose strength and muscle mass; some think they can only maintain the same level during this month, and others may even think they will gain weight.

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May 23, 2019
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Aspetar explores the effects of fasting on young athletes’ performance and offers advice on precautions to take as well as recommendations for training

Muslim children in most countries at the age of nine and above begin to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan by fasting from dawn to sunset, a practice that is usually encouraged by their families and peers. But for professional young athletes, fasting can be challenging given their busy school and training schedules as well as participation in competitions. This naturally raises questions such as: what are the effects of fasting on young athletes? What are the precautions that they should bear in mind? And what is the optimal approach to training that coaches should adopt in order to maximise performance?

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May 21, 2019
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Aspetar’s research reveals: Shoe model, high temperature and grass species link to high risk of lower limb injuries

Aspetar, the orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital and the region’s sports medicine research hub, recently published new research assessing variation in the shoe-surface traction of six different football shoe models. The study covered a full playing season in Qatar, encompassing climatic and grass species variations, in pursuit of Aspetar’s mission to deliver outstanding athlete care. Increased rotational traction is linked to increased risk of lower limb injury hence Aspetar is studying ways to reduce rotational traction between the players’ shoe and the playing surface leading up to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™.

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May 19, 2019
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Aspetar and Paris Saint-Germain jointly organise second “Striving for Excellence” summit in Paris

Aspetar, the orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital and Paris Saint Germain are co-organising the second edition of ‘Striving for Excellence’ summit scheduled to take place on the 20th and 21st of May at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris.

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May 13, 2019
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Aspetar investigates how to achieve optimum sports performance during Ramadan

Each year during Ramadan, professional Muslim athletes from all over the globe face the challenge of fasting during Ramadan while competing in sports competitions.

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May 06, 2019
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Aspetar discusses enhancing performance in athletics during day one of its international conference on medicine and science

Aspetar, the orthoapedic and sports medicine hospital in Doha, Qatar, successfully commenced its international conference on medicine and science in athletics with a strong turnout from leading medical personnel, including: Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists, Physiotherapists, Nutritionists, and Podiatrists. The conference featured more than 250 experts who went on to discuss the most advanced techniques and most recent scientific research in athletics from around the world.

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Apr 30, 2019
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Sports stars and celebrities in Qatar present Aspetar campaign for a healthy Ramadan

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Apr 29, 2019
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Aspetar to share latest updates on athletics injury treatments during upcoming conference

Aspetar, one of the world’s leading sports medicine hospitals for the treatment of many of the most common athletic injuries, will host an International Conference on Medicine and Science in Athletics taking place at the Aspire Academy’s state-of-the-art Football Performance Centre from May 3rd – 5th.

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Apr 21, 2019
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Aspetar to provide round-the-clock medical support at the 23rd Asian Athletics Championship 2019

Aspetar, the orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital, is scheduled to provide comprehensive world-class medical services at the 23rd Asian Athletics Championships Doha 2019, which will take place at Khalifa International Stadium from April 21- 24.

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Apr 10, 2019
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Aspetar brings together sports medicine clinicians, scientists and coaches to its International Conference on Medicine and Science in Athletics

Aspetar, Doha’s leading orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital, is organising an International Conference on Medicine and Science in Athletics to coincide with the 2019 IAAF Doha Diamond League athletics event. The conference will take place at Aspire Academy’s state-of-the-art Football Performance Centre from May 3rd - 5th. A faculty of international experts from Qatar, Germany, the UK, France, the Netherlands, the USA, Australia, South Africa and Canada are due to attend the scientific gathering - expected to be one of the most exciting in this field.

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Apr 01, 2019
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The French Minister of Sports Roxana Maracineanu visits Aspetar

On Thursday, Aspetar, the orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital, received a high-profile French delegation led by Her Excellency Roxana Maracineanu, the French Minister of Sports, on the sidelines of an official trip to Qatar.

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Apr 01, 2019
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World-renowned consultant in hernia surgery visits Aspetar

Aspetar, the orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital, is welcoming Dr. Ulrike Muschaweck, a German consultant and specialist in hernia repair surgery, between the period from April 14 to 18.

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Mar 21, 2019
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Aspetar provides world-class medical services at Samla Extreme Desert Trek 2019

Aspetar, the orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital, announced that they will provide medical support to participants competing in the fourth edition of the Samla race; an Extreme Desert Trek for athletes with an adventurous spirit.

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Mar 19, 2019
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Nottingham Forest and Algerian footballer Hilal Soudani receives treatment at Aspetar

Nottingham Forest and Algerian national team footballer, Hilal Soudani is undergoing comprehensive medical treatment at Aspetar, the orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital in Qatar, after he sustained a knee injury when playing in the English Football League.

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Mar 17, 2019
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Aspetar to discuss ‘Beat the heat’ research in its upcoming international conference on medicine and athletics

Aspetar, the orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital in Qatar, has used the best of its research facilities to advise athletes on how to ‘Beat the Heat’ when competing during the upcoming championships and avoid common heat injuries. This research will be used in the upcoming 17th IAAF World Championships Doha, Qatar 2019 and the Games of the XXXII Olympiad, Tokyo 2020 will take place under hot and potentially humid environmental conditions,

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Mar 14, 2019
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Senior delegation from the Sports Authority of Thailand visits Aspetar

On Wednesday, a senior delegation from Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT) visited Aspetar, the orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital in Qatar, the delegation was welcomed by Dr. Abdulaziz Al Kuwari, Aspetar Acting Chief Executive Officer, who led the Thai officials on a tour across the hospital’s world-class facilities and briefed them on its departments.

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Mar 11, 2019
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Aspetar experts discuss challenges in diagnosis and management of sports injures at the 6th AFC Medical Conference in Chengdu, China

A delegation from Aspetar, the orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital, recently participated in the 6th Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Medical Conference, which took place in Chengdu, China from 4-8 March 2019 under the theme: ‘Football and Sports Medicine: the Challenging Horizon’.

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Mar 08, 2019
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Neymar heads to Aspetar for medical assessment

Paris Saint-Germain F.C and Brazilian football player Neymar Jr has arrived at Aspetar, the orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital in Qatar, to undertake a complete assessment after six weeks into an injury sustained to his foot. Neymar was welcomed by Mr. Mohammed Khalifa Al-Suwaidi, Aspetar’s Director General and CEO of Aspire Zone Foundation.

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Feb 27, 2019
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More than 3000 employees from 15 companies take part in ‘Step into health’ programme by Aspetar

Research showed that employees spend 6 to 8 hours at workplace and they are exposed to increased sitting time which is associated with high risk of chronic life style-associated disorders and diseases.

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