Highlights from the IOC World Conference

Sports Medicine in Review: IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury & Illness in Sport, April 2014

It doesn’t happen often that experts from all over the world meet to present the latest information on injury prevention in sports. So, the meeting that took place in Monaco, the 10-12 of April, was very significant.

For those, like me, who were not able to attend (sad face), here are some of the main highlights that I was able to find online and that were shared through social media.

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Sports Medicine in Review - What's new with ACL

Athletes from different sports and of all ages have heard about it and fear it.

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) is a three-letter injury that can end a professional athletic career or prevent one from happening.

The latest victim is Barcelona goal keeper, Victor Valdés. He will need surgery and he will miss the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.