Exceptional: Agadir hosts the first Afro-Moroccan forum on sports medicine. Program

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On June 6, 7 and 8, 2024, the Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy of Agadir will host the first Moroccan-African Sports Medicine Forum, organized by the Regional Association of Sports Medicine Souss Massa, in partnership with the Moroccan Association of the Sports Press, the Mohammed VI Foundation for Science and Health, the Moroccan Anti-Doping Agency, the Orthopedic Association of the South, the Moroccan Society of Cardiovascular Diseases, the Michel Villacorta Academy, the Faculty of Medicine and of Pharmacy of Agadir, the Moroccan Academy of mental and sports support and the National Association of Sports Photographer Journalists with the aim of promoting the place of sports medicine in the public health system of athletes and to emphasize that sport is an end in itself to achieve well-being and human development.

Through several specialized workshops in the fields of sports medicine, mental rehabilitation and raising awareness of the importance of sports medicine through specialized media, the forum will be a platform for scientific discussion between international and national researchers and sports doctors, with the aim of encouraging and developing this field, by initiating continuing education programs for doctors, as well as establishing health care standards for athletes, and standardizing treatment protocols sports injuries.

With the participation of a large number of experts from Europe, Africa and Morocco, the first edition of the Moroccan-African Sports Medicine Forum will be an opportunity to build bridges between specialists in sports medicine. sport, sports leaders and potential partners at the African level.

It will also see the participation of a large number of colleagues from our African continent, doctors, researchers and media professionals.

Here are the main points of the forum program:

* Thursday June 6, 2024

Location: Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy of Agadir

* First theme:

Sport and the fight against doping, including:

– Doping and public health

* Addiction and doping

– Doping and its dangers

* Second theme:

Sport in Africa, including:

* The healthy organization of a sporting event by the Confederation of African Football in Africa

* Artificial intelligence and sporting excellence

* The anti-doping strategy of the Confederation of African Football

6:00 p.m.: Opening ceremony of the Moroccan-African Sports Medicine Forum – Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy of Agadir

* Friday June 7, 2024

Location: Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy of Agadir

-Organization of five workshops on the theme

* Theme III:

Fractures and orthopedic problems in sport

6:00 p.m.: Organization of the opening ceremony of the Moroccan-African Sports Medicine Forum

* Saturday June 8, 2024

* Fourth theme:

The practice of sports medicine and the role of journalism in the development of sport in Morocco

* The role of the press in disseminating the strategic importance of sports medicine in the national sports system

* The place of sports medicine in national sports legislation

* Discussion panel on:

* Medical and mental support for national teams before major sporting events

* Fifth theme

Sport and heart disease

– Warnings against practicing sports

– Sudden death in athletes

* Coronary heart disease and sport

* Main seminar

* Psychological and mental support for footballers in Morocco

The first Moroccan-African sports medicine forum will end with the reading of the recommendations and results of the forum.

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