COVID-19: Control and prevention

COVID-19: Control and prevention

MEDICAL ARTICLES COVID-19: Control and prevention by FINA Development The World Health Organisation (WHO) declared (on 12th March) that the current COVID-19 had now reached worldwide pandemic status. The majority of Governments around the world have decided to...
FINA and WADA Working for the benefit of our athletes

FINA and WADA Working for the benefit of our athletes

MEDICAL ARTICLES FINA and WADA, Working for the benefit of our athletes By Professor David Gerrard* OBE CNZM MB ChB(Otago) FACSP FSMNZ Introduction FINA holds top tier status in the eyes of the International Olympic Committee, justified by a universal interest in...
Preserving health and promoting performance

Preserving health and promoting performance

MEDICAL ARTICLES Preserving health and promoting performance: Activities of the FINA Sports Medicine Committee Since the 15th FINA World Championships in Barcelona, the FINA Sports Medicine Committee has been working on many projects. According to the FINA rules, FINA...
Important milestone in Windsor

Important milestone in Windsor

MEDICAL ARTICLES 18th FINA World Sports Medicine Congress Important milestone in Windsor By Dr Kevin Boyd & Dr Saul Marks FINA Sports Medicine Committee and World Sports Medicine Congress Scientific Organising Committee The Aquatics Sports Medicine community held...
Injury & Illness Prevention Study

Injury & Illness Prevention Study

MEDICAL ARTICLES 15th FINA World Championships: BCN2013 Injury & Illness Prevention Study by Dr. Margo Mountjoy MD, CCFP, FCFP, FACSM, Dip Sport Med. FINA Bureau: Sports Medicine Liaison Introduction The protection of the aquatic athletes’ health by preventing...
Eat to Win!

Eat to Win!

MEDICAL ARTICLES Maximizing health and performance in aquatic athletes through nutritional intervention Eat to Win! By Dr. Jim Miller and Dr. Margo Mountjoy Does your aquatic athlete go to training with a full tank of fuel to enhance the adaptation to training? Does...