Doha, 18 November 2020 - Aspetar, Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital announced the launch of the Aspetar Sports Medicine Collection Online Forum Series, a series of online forum meetings where healthcare professionals will have the opportunity to engage in a panel discussion format with the chapter editors of the recently published Aspetar Sports Medicine Collection.
The Aspetar Sports Medicine Collection Online Forum Series will provide participants free access to evidence-based sports medicine and science published in the two-volume Aspetar Sports Medicine Collection book.
Each month, starting in December 2020 until the FIFA World Cup in November 2022, the respective Chiefs of Chapters will be discussing different topics related to the 24 chapters of the Aspetar Sports Medicine Collection, and one section of the Aspetar Sports Medicine Collection will be ‘unlocked’, available to download at no cost.
The first online forum meeting, on Wednesday 2, December at 8pm Doha time (GMT+3), will be on “Foot and Ankle” injuries, presented by Dr Pieter D’Hooghe, Chief of Surgery and Aspetar Acting Chief Medical Officer.
The monthly online forum meetings will cover a selection of sports medicine and science topics, relevant to support the best sports medicine and science preparation for the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup.
These include Groin Pain, Hydration and NutriNutritiontion, Recovery Strategies, Ethics in Sport Medicine, Concussion in Sport, Shoulder Injuries, Elbow Injuries, Hand Injuries, Hamstring and Knee injuries.
The forum will be delivered online, allowing safe interaction between presenters and participants.
Also, participants can use the hashtag #AspetarCollectionForum and mention @Aspetar to ask their questions that will be answered during the LIVE forum.
The Aspetar Sports Medicine Collection is a two-volume limited edition book of more than 1400 pages; Volume 1 focuses on topics in Sport Science, Medicine of Sport, and Exercise and Lifestyle Medicine, and Volume 2 addresses management of sports injuries of the upper and lower extremity.
The editor-in-chief, Prof Dr Nebojsa Popovic and his co-editors carefully curated the best 200 Aspetar Sports Medicine Journal papers written by more than 300 international experts.
This Collection aims to assist health professionals and students, coaches, and athletes to improve their understanding of Sport and Exercise Medicine and make better decisions when caring for athletes.
This can only be achieved through open access sharing of sports medicine and science knowledge, an initiative Aspetar takes pride in to support and promote.