Amritsar, November 20 : Prof Jaspal Sandhu , Dean , Faculty of Sports Medicine of the Guru Nanak Dev University was invited by the Aspire Zone Foundation of Doha to attend as expert for the Apire4 Sports Congress in Aspire city in the State of Qatar recently. This Congress was attended by more than 3000 delegates from all over the world was aimed to discuss the health issues during the forth-coming mega event of 2022 FIFA world cup in Aspire city.
Prof Sandhu delivered his lecture on prevention of sports injuries through awareness campaigns in this Congress. In his lecture he said that in training period, subject experts should be involved to deliver lectures on precautions and prevention of injuries during sports events. He said that timely care and treatment given to the injured sports person could help them to overcome their injuries in short time and resume their games.
In another session Prof. Sandhu also delivered lecture on Invasive and Non-invasive treatment for Musculo-skeletal trauma. He said that Fractures, or broken bones, are one of the most common injuries sustained by individuals of all ages. He said that natural life style along with balanced healthy diet should be encouraged. Most of the injuries are relatively minor and can be treated by general orthopaedic surgeons using casts or splints; however, some cases do require surgery, he added.
Prof Sandhu along with Prof. Karim Khan of University of British Colombia, Canada and Prof Roald Bahr, Chief Medical Officer of the Norwegian, Olympic Committee, Norway also discussed & suggested guidelines to promote research, academic excellence and awareness issues for development of Sports Medicine during this congress.
He said that this congress was a precursor to the developments in sports sciences and medicine to be undertaken for 2022 FIFA Qatar world cup of Football. He said that Aspire city is the biggest dedicated sports city in the world with state of the art sports infrastructure and sports sciences back up.
He said that this congress was also designed to allow leading experts to share, debate and collectively discover the latest breakthroughs in sports medicine that impact the success of high performance athletes. He said that focusing on sports medicine and sports science evaluation around the world this event had brought together physiotherapists, orthopedic surgeons, doctors of sports medicine, dieticians, trainers and coaches of international repute to here and learn from experts from all over the world Austraila, USA, UK, France, Qatar, UAE, Bahrain and more.