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WHO/Europe first region in the world to develop strategy for physical activity

WHO/Europe first region in the world to develop strategy for physical activity

WHO European Member States met in Zurich, Switzerland on 27–28 January 2015 to discuss the future European physical activity for health strategy. The technical meeting brought together national representatives of the 53 Member States, institutions, notably the European Commission, renowned scientists and academics, as well as other experts.

http://www.euro.who.int/en/health-topics/disease-prevention/physical-activity/news/news/2015/01/whoeurope-first-region-in-the-world-to-develop-strategy-for-physical-activity

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The National Physical Activity Plan: A Call to Action From the American Heart Association

The National Physical Activity Plan: A Call to Action From the American Heart Association

Sedentary, inactive lifestyles contribute to cardiovascular disease and overall morbidity and mortality in the United States and worldwide. Put simply: Americans do not get enough physical activity. The American Heart Association is calling on volunteers and members to act locally, regionally and nationally to promote increased physical activity and structured exercise in daily lives.

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EFSMA Statement on ECG for Pre-Participation Examination

EFSMA Statement on ECG for Pre-Participation Examination

Goals of pre-participation examination (PPE) in athletes are primarily to protect health of athletes. This applies for children, adolescents, leisure time and top athletes.To recognise early possible risks, history and clinical examination is agreed to be the basis of PPE. However, there is a long-standing controversy about whether ECG at rest should also be mandatory for all athletes. ECG is rejected in the US but included in most European countries.

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EPH web page has been launched!

EPH web page has been launched!

As a part of the project “Exercise Prescription for Health” that EFSMA started in July 2012, a totally new web page under the EFSMA.EU website was created. It contains a number of consolidated documents regarding the issue.

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On-Line Course “ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY FOR SPORTS MEDICINE”

On-Line Course “ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY FOR SPORTS MEDICINE”

The objective of Electrocardiography sports medicine course is to provide students the expertise to study the cardiovascular system from the point of view of the electrocardiogram (ECG) to diagnose cardiovascular problems that can affect the athlete, make aptitude for cardiology sports, and meet and diagnosed by ECG susceptible cardiovascular diseases cause sudden death athlete and prevent its occurrence. Furthermore, knowing the characteristics of ECG Cardiac adaptations to stress (athlete’s heart syndrome). http://femede.es/page.php?/interno/CursosEFSMA

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Post Show Report: MEDICA 2014

Post Show Report: MEDICA 2014

MEDICA 2014 once again attracted a large international audience. Over half of the around 130,000 specialist trade visitors came from more than 120 countries. The percentage of top decision-makers amongst them also increased again. In this way, the 4,831 exhibitors… http://www.medica-tradefair.com/

UEMS Board Certification on Sports Medicine Doctors by Equivalence

UEMS Board Certification on Sports Medicine Doctors by Equivalence

Certificate by equivalence is opened to senior Sports Medicine doctors trained or specialised in UEMS members countries under the following criteria:

  • 10 years of certified specialised Sports Medicine practice, registered in their country, (for transient period till 31/12/2013 the Jury will decide on individual basis);
  • to practise Sports Medicine within a multi-disciplinary group for at least 80% of his or her time during the last 10 years
  • published papers:
    • either 2 peer-reviewed papers published in sports medicine international journals (i.e. indexed in one of the main scientific databases: Pubmed/Medline, ISI-SCI, Excerpta Medica, see annex) within the previous 10 years,
    • or 5 peer-reviewed papers in sports medicine subject published at least in national peer-reviewed medical journals within the previous 10 years,
    • or 1 peer-reviewed paper published in sports medicine international journal (i.e. indexed in one of the main scientific databases: Pubmed/Medline, ISI-SCI, Excerpta Medica) within the previous 10 years, and at least 3 peer-reviewed papers in sports medicine subject published at least in national peer-reviewed medical journals within the previous 10 years.

The senior sports medicine specialist interested to become E. Board certified by equivalence, who fulfils the criteria:

  • Fills an application for Certification by Equivalence: DOWNLOAD – application form
  • Pays directly to the Treasurer the fees in euro by credit transfer. The applicant’s name on the bank proof must be clearly written.

Submits a file with all necessary documents together with the copy of the bank proof in electronic form to the National Manager of his /her country, to the Chairperson of Certification by Equivalence and to the Treasurer

BRUSSELS MEETING NATIONAL HEALTH MANAGERS MJC SM UEMS EFSMA
UEMS Sports Medicine Multidisciplinary Joint Committee

President, Prof. Nicolas Christodoulou (Cyprus)
Secretary, Dr. André Debruyne (Belgium)
Treasurer, Dr. Maurizio Casasco (Italy)
Members from EFSMA : * Prof. Norbert Bachl (Austria)
* Prof. Fabio Pigozzi (Italy )
* Prof. Joseph Cummiskey (Ireland)

Members from UEMS :  * Dr. Bernard Mailliet (Secretary General)
* Prof. Guy Vanderstraeten (Section of PRM, Belgium)
* Dr. Andreas Liveris (Section of Allergology, Cyprus )
* Dr. Economou Despina (Section of Paediatrics, Cyprus)
* Dr Mick Molloy (Section PGW, United Kingdom )


Requirements for Sports Medicine training (MS Word document)

Sports Medicine Specialty Core Curriculum for European Countries (MS Word document)

Sports Medicine action plan 2009-12 (MS Word document)

The duties of the National Managers (modified on 29/10/2011) (MS Word document)

European sports medicine specialization – 2013 (PowerPoint Show)

 


The UEMS Board & Council convened in Bratislava on 11-13 October 2007.
In Bratislava, the Council of UEMS endorsed the The Chapter 6 on training requirements in Sport Medicine.
http://admin.uems.net/uploadedfiles/888.pdf
You can reach the details through following links
http://admin.uems.net/uploadedfiles/896.pdf


 
UEMS Web page – http://www.uems.net/