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About drsportsante

Health & Performance medical director at La Tour Sport Medicine, Hôpital de La Tour, Meyrin (Geneva) - Switzerland.

Concussion and the World Football Cup’s standards

The World Football Cup is the world’s largest sporting event, the Olympics aside. It has a huge worldwide audience and anything that happens during the event on television has an instantaneous and magnified impact.

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A few thoughts on the genesis of ideas

Haven’t you ever had one of those moments, where suddenly, out of nowhere, this idea pops up. This “brilliant” thought, you think, one which you have never had before, and which right there and then appears with clarity? Well, I … Continue reading

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Be WISE, work in sport exhibition

Be Wise, Work in sports! This was the buzz word for the last 2 days in Lausanne, the world capital of sports administration, home of many international sporting federations, governing bodies, IOC and many education programs in the wider field … Continue reading

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Bike freedom in Paris or how to prove Mr Rob Ford wrong

I just spent a full week in Paris, with little if any time to get some good exercise, let alone walk around the city as I was attending an exceptional musculoskeletal ultrasound course (more on that some other day), notwithstanding … Continue reading

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April 6th was World physical activity day. Did you know?

Yesterday was the world day for physical activity Did you know? Of course there appears to be a “world day” for everything, so much so that one wonders how relevant they may be. 

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What does a writer who runs tell about running

How do writing & reading compare to running ? The easy link is through perseverance and endurance. Reading and even moreso writing require a relentless commitment. Of course when we flip the pages of a book, we continue because we are taken … Continue reading

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Why I will always go back to running

I discovered running very late, why would I have any interest in running, I was a basketball player almost all my life, and anything that didn’t involve running and jumping to score points seemed…well…pointless.

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Because twitter is too short and there is so much to say

This has of course been long overdue. But I have finally gathered up some courage to start this website. I have been active on twitter (@DrSportSante) for some time now and it calls for more space to bring the conversation … Continue reading

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