Foreign Fellows to train for Sports Medicine in GNDU

Amritsar, Sep 19 (UNI) The Asian Federation of Sports Medicine has deputed the visiting fellows from five nations -- China, Hong Kong, Phillipines, Pakistan and Iran, for undergoing advanced training at the Department of Sports Medicine of Guru Nanak Dev University here.

This is, for the first time that an Indian Department of Sports Medicine and Physiotheraphy has been recognised as a training center by the International Federation.

Department of Sports Medicine and Physiotherapy Head Dr Jaspal Singh, said these visiting fellows would be apprised regarding research activities of the department.

The fellows would also attend a continuing medical education program on Mulligan Concept of Manipulations by Dr Deepak Kumar, a manual therapist from Australia and Pain Management in Sports Medicine by Dr Sanjay Wadhwa, Professor and Head of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, PGIMER, Chandigarh.

He said, the fellows were expected to reach Amritsar on October 7 and would depart after visiting Golden Temple on October 10 for Thailand where they would be presenting their experiences during the 10th Asian Federation of Sports Medicine Congress to be conducted in Pattaya.


Story first published: Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 21:34 [IST]
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