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NEWS

- Medical Evaluations of the Wheelchair National Tennis Team

On Thursday December 11th, 2014 Nixus and the AAT performed medical evaluations of the best tennis players on wheelchairs. The activity was led by Dr. Javier Maquirriain, who along with other specialists of the CeNARD performed high complexity cardiac studies (photo), orthopedic assessments, biomechanical and ophthalmologic tests (photo).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Update on Travel Medicine and Anti-doping
On Thursday 12.11.2014 Nixus and the AAT organized an educational activity for players, parents and coaches in the auditorium of the Argentine Sports Information Centre. First, Dr. Viviana Gallego (renowned specialist in Travel Medicine) discussed the current requirements in vaccination and other measures of disease prevention in travelling athletes. Subsequently, Dr. Javier Maquirriain updated the new Anti-Doping Code which comes into effect in 2015 and major changes in the list of banned substances.

 

New issue of the Journal of Medicine and Science in Tennis

The October issue of the JMST includes articles on "Prevention of shoulder injuries: taking care of the deceleration mechanism"; "Deliberate practice in tennis"; "Sleep basics for coaches and players"; "Physical examination of the hip". The editorial comment addresses the new anti-doping code.

 



 

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