Stellar line-up of speakers join 7th AFC Medical Conference Qatar 2022
Renowned sports medicine and science professionals from the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), FIFA, UEFA and Aspetar will form a stellar line-up of speakers at the much-anticipated 7th AFC Medical Conference Qatar 2022 from March 8 to 10.
Dr Michel D'Hooghe, Chairman of the FIFA Medical Committee, will deliver a keynote address on the theme ‘Football and sports medicine – Celebrating Diversity’ to set the tone for the three-day Conference.
AFC Medical Committee Chairperson Dato’ Dr Gurcharan Singh, an experienced sports medicine physician and expert in anti-doping programs, will be joined by the FIFA Medical Director, Dr Andrew Massey, Professor Roald Bahr, head of the Aspetar Sports Injury & Illness Prevention (ASPREV) Program and many other sports medicine and science experts from Aspetar and around the world.
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Other invited speakers include Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Clinical Information Systems at the Hamad Medical Corporation Dr Abdulwahab Al Musleh and Professor Yung Shu-hang Patrick, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, who holds various other medical positions in Hong Kong.
Key speakers from FIFA, UEFA, CONMEBOL and Aspetar will share their knowledge in the field of football medicine, fitness and conditioning, and anti-doping, focusing on and celebrating diversity, evidence-based clinical pearls and cutting-edge research.
Topics include women’s football, concussion, knee and anterior cruciate ligament injuries, cardiac screening and cardiac arrest on the pitch, COVID-19 and return to play decision-making, mental health, among others.
In addition to invited symposia and lectures, the 7th AFC Medical Conference Qatar 2022 Organizing Committee is also inviting speakers and presenters to contribute to the scientific program through the submission of abstracts for the free paper sessions.
For more information on the program and speakers at the 7th AFC Medical Conference Qatar 2022, and how to submit your abstract or free paper application, click here.
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