National Sports Medicine Course Ends
National Sports Medicine Course Ends Website
Topics like sports medicine assessment, doping in sports and evaluation of the respiratory organs topped the first national sports medicine course, which ended last Friday in Luanda. The upgrading course, held at the Youth House in Viana district and at the amphitheatre of the Angolan Football Federation (FAF), was attended by 22 physicians, with highlight to two Mozambicans and one Cape Verdean. For five-days, national lecturers and three of Portuguese nationalities taught about complementary tests, cardiovascular and orthopaedic evaluation, most frequent pathologies and nutrition in sports. They also analysed the issue of practising sports medicine in Angola, the legislation on the anti-doping control in the country and presented the new national model of sports medicine. At the closing ceremony of the "clinic", organised by the Ministry of Youth and Sports, the sector's deputy minister, Albino da Conceição announced that similar activities will be held annually in the country.
Source: Angola Press Agency