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Asian Sports Medicine Conference to be held in April in Sabah

Publication date: Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Posted by: GL Oh

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(Seated from left) Mr. Chan, Mr. Tan, Mr. Marina, ISN CEO Mr. Ahmad Faezal, Mr. Ramli, Mr. Alston and others attended the press conference.

Kota Kinabalu: Sabah will host the 18th Asian Sports Medicine Federation Conference in conjunction with the 8th ISN Sports Medicine and Sports Science Conference from April 26 to 28 at the Sabah International Conference Center (SICC) here. This is a joint study between the Asian Federation of Sports Medicine (AFSM), the Malaysian Association of Sports Medicine (MASM) and the Malaysian Institute of Sports Medicine (ISN).

At a press conference here last week, MASM vice president and co-organizer Dr. Chan Kin Yuen said the project marks a historic milestone in the fields of sports and exercise medicine and sports and exercise science. A comprehensive overview of the upcoming conference was provided. It is held in Malaysia to serve as a global platform for experts to exchange innovative ideas, research findings and advances in sport and exercise medicine, sport and exercise science, sport management and physical education. The conference will feature 12 symposiums, four workshops, pre-conference webinars, papers, poster presentations, and booth exhibits covering a wide range of topics in sports and exercise medicine, sports and exercise science, sports management and physical education. Lectures will be delivered by speakers from a variety of major international organizations, including the International Olympic Committee (IOC), International Paralympic Committee (IPC), and World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). Co-sponsor Chair Dr. Alston Chun also announced that the AFSM Young Researcher Award, with a total prize pool of up to $2,000, will be launched to encourage participants under the age of 40 to submit and present innovative and important research in the field. It was announced that it would be established. .

ISN Chairman Datuk Marina Chin, who was in attendance, said the joint effort was a step in the partnership to bring together the expertise of international organizations to create one of the world’s most prestigious and influential conferences. He said it highlighted common efforts. Meanwhile, Dr KH Tan, Chairman of the East Malaysia Committee of the Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) and ISN Executive Committee member, on behalf of the organizers, thanked the state government, all ministries, associations and partners for their unwavering support. expressed his intention. .

He added that the conference will not only be an important academic event but also promote tourism for Sabah, further establishing Kota Kinabalu as an ideal destination for international events and academic exchanges. Approximately 800 delegates are expected to attend the event, and interested parties who would like further information should contact Muhammad Navid (+60-166123942), Dr. Alston Chun (+60123755661) from the Parliamentary Secretariat; Please contact Dr. Kiran Kandia, Vice Chair of the Organization (+60127906794).Visit the official website www.afsm2024.com For registration and abstract submission. An early bird rate extension is available until January 31st, and the deadline for abstract submission is February 29th.

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