Tag Archives: Medical

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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AFC Football Emergency & Anti-Doping Regional Course closes in Tashkent!

The AFC Football Emergency & Anti-Doping Regional Course came to a close on Friday, October 12 following a highly successful programme at the Bunyodkor Stadium in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. A total 28 participants from six countries that make up the Central Region, took part in the four-day programme hosted by the …

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AFC to conduct first injury study on women’s football!

The Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) Medical Committee has agreed at its meeting this week to commission its first-ever injury study on Women’s Football which will focus on epidemiology and injury analysis based on data available from its women’s competitions. While still in the conceptualisation phase, members agreed to conduct the …

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Mizoram FA receives first aid kits!

The Mizoram Football Association received first aid kits from Excelsior Merchants (P) Ltd, Kolkata yesterday, June 26. These kits will be used by the MFA and the District Football Associations. Representatives of Excelsior Merchants handed over the first aid kits at MFA Office to Honorary Secretary Lalnghinglova Hmar. MFA Honorary …

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AFC to study the effects of travel across multiple time zones on the performance level and medical welfare of footballers!

A comprehensive study is to be commissioned by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Medical Committee into the effects of travel across multiple time zones on the performance level and medical welfare of footballers. The Committee, chaired by Dato’ Gurcharan Singh, reflected on the lack of detailed research into the effects …

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Athens medical symposium highlights important role of football medicine!

“The Importance of Medicine in Football” was the main theme of the 7th UEFA Medical Symposium in Athens, a three-day event which brought together medical experts from UEFA’s 55 member associations and the continent’s leading clubs. In his welcome message, UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin, stressed the “significance of such a …

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New UEFA Medical Regulations strengthen player protection!

The latest version of the UEFA Medical Regulations come into force on January 1, 2018 – and update requirements for the medical examination that players must undertake before playing in UEFA competitions. The regulations were approved by the UEFA Executive Committee on June 1, 2017, and were communicated to UEFA …

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AFC Medical Centres of Excellence to raise football medicine standards in Asia!

The Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) commitment to protect and promote the health and wellbeing of players in the Continent was strengthened this week after the AFC Medical Committee approved the guidelines and accreditation process for recognition as an AFC Medical Centre of Excellence. The application process to be inducted into …

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