11 Sep – 13 Sep 2024  | 
 
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
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MFAM + Sports Conference
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MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE
9:00 h
Conference Welcome
by
Prof Yannis Pitsiladis (chair of Scientic Commission FIMS)
Dr Gary Mak (Treasurer AFSM and former president of HKSMSS)
Dr Victor Tan Aik Khien (President SMAS)
MEDICAL FAIR ASIA
9:15 h
SESSION 1 – Enhancing superathletes and soldiers of the future – ambition or reality (chair Prof. Yannis Pitsiladis)
Prof Yannis Pitsiladis – Professor and Head of Department of Sport, Physical Education and Health, Hong Kong Baptist University, Member of International Olympic Committee (IOC) Medical and Scientific Commission, FIMS Chair of Scientific Commission:
"Real-time biometric monitoring in the military: real-life versus Hollywood – Mike 22"
Dr Suriya Prakaash – Head of Soldier Development Branch, Centre of Excellence for Soldier Performance, Singapore Armed Forces:
"Soldier performance in the SAF"
10:45 h
SESSION 2 – Understanding performance, injury and movement (chair SMAS)
Prof Antonio H. Castro Neto – Director for Advanced 2D Materials and Graphene Research Center, Chairman of the Board and Founder, 2DM & AM2, Singapore:
"Broad range, high accuracy, graphene sensor for non-invasive pre-clinical medical diagnosis"
Dr Fadzil Hamzah – Senior Staff Physician; Singapore Sport and Exercise Medicine Centre, Changi General Hospital; Director (Community), SingHealth Duke-NUS Sport and Exercise Medicine Centre; Director (Community Programmes), Exercise Is Medicine Singapore Deputy Director (Health Promotion and Disease Prevention), SingHealth Office of Regional Health:
"Revolutionising sport and exercise medicine with shockwave: Insights and updates on extra-corporeal shockwave therapy"
Prof Anna Khim Leng Tong – Clinical Associate Professor, Senior Consultant cardiologist at the Department of Cardiology in Changi General Hospital:
"Sudden cardiac death in athletes – can we prevent it?"
12:30 h
Networking Lunch
13:30 h
SESSION 3 – Energizing the society through sports medicine: active lifestyles, injury prevention and exercise prescription (chair AFSM/HKASMSS)
Dr Gary Mak – Clinical Associate Professor (honorary), Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong; Director, Pro-Cardio Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention Centre; Treasurer, Asian Federation of Sports Medicine (AFSM); Past President, Sports Medicine and Sports Science Association of Hong Kong, China (HKASMSS):
"Building a safety net - Pre-participation cardiac screening for athletes"
Dr Kam Ming Mok – Senior Lecturer, School of Interdisciplinary Studies, Lingnan University; Vice-President, Sports Medicine and Sports Science Association of Hong Kong, China (HKASMSS); Co-Op Member, Asian Federation of Sports Medicine (AFSM):
"Prevention is better than cure - Injury prevention for soccer players at all age"
Dr Samuel Ka-Kin Ling – Assistant Professor (Clinical), Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong; Scientific & Education Commission Member, Asian Federation of Sports Medicine (AFSM); Sports Medicine Doctors Commission Member, Sports Medicine and Sports Science Association of Hong Kong, China (HKASMSS):
"Enhancing an active lifestyle with digital platforms"
Prof Moritz Schumann – Professor and Head of Sports medicine and Exercise Therapy, Technical University Chemnitz Germany:
"Advancing exercise medicine by wearable technology: live remote exercise prescription as a supportive treatment for chronic diseases"
15:00 h
SESSION 4 – Shark tank of digital innovation in sports and healthcare
Session with selected innovative companies
16:30 h
Summary and Closing Remarks

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