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AIFF Sports Medical Committee decides bone age cut-off for next four Youth League’s seasons!

The All India Football Federation’s Sports Medical Committee decided on the Bone Age Determination Programme (BADP) of AIFF’s youth leagues for the next four seasons. The Sports Medical committee of the apex body finalised the participation eligibility bone age cut-off of Hero Sub Junior League and Hero Junior League for …

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AFC Football Emergency Medicine and Anti-Doping Course launched in Bishkek!

Doctors and sports physiotherapist graced the launch of The Asian Football Confederation Emergency Medicine and Anti-Doping Course at Golden Dragon Hotel and Kyrgyz Republic Football Federation (FFKR) training field in the Kyrgyz Republic on Monday, July 15. The three-day course will run from July 15-17 and will see the 26 …

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Baseline screening obligatory in the Bundesliga 1/2 as of 2019/20 season!

To take an increasingly professional approach to dealing with head injuries in the future and reduce the resulting risks for players, baseline screening will be introduced as a mandatory requirement for the players of all 36 clubs of the Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 as of the coming 2019-20 season. The …

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Recommendations made to hold AFC Medical Conference every two years!

The Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) Medical Committee recommended on Friday that the AFC Medical Conference should, from 2022, be held every two years instead of its current four-year cycle. Meeting on the sidelines of the 6th AFC Medical Conference in the Chinese city of Chengdu, the Committee heard that due …

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India’s medical team sees AFC Asian Cup as a new challenge!

Stephen Constantine has always mentioned about the significance of physical fitness to stay competitive. And for that to happen, a team always requires well-oiled machinery – a tireless medical team to operate from behind the scenes on a continuous basis. Be it at the midnight or the wee hours, Indian …

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AIFF statement on Bone Age Determination programme!

On July 22, 2018, the Executive Committee of the All India Football Federation (“AIFF”) in its meeting had approved the bone age determination program– Tanner-Whitehouse3 (“TW3”), as was recommended in a special committee meeting on the subject, held on June 7, 2018, wherein AIFF made it clear that it was …

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AFC Medical Officers gain valuable insights!

The FIFA Doping Control Officers Accreditation Course (Asia) started in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur on Monday, December 3. The two-day course will see from 14 medical officers from 11 Member Associations go through a series of theoretical and practical sessions, relevant to the duties and responsibilities of AFC Medical …

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Centre of Sports Science joins AFC’s Medical Centre of Excellence!

The Centre for Sports Science (CSS) under the Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education & Research received its accreditation as an AFC Medical Centre of Excellence at the AFC House in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday, November 7. The Chennai-based facility which strives to be a dedicated world-class centre for sports …

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Kuala Lumpur SMC recognised as AFC Medical Centre of Excellence!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) strengthened its commitment to provide world-class healthcare to the Continent’s players and teams by recognising the Kuala Lumpur Sports Medicine Centre (KLSMC) and Kelinik Setia as part of the AFC Medical Centre / Clinic of Excellence network today in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. AFC President Shaikh …

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