Sports Medicine Day in Spain
Sports Medicine Day in Spain is held on October 7. Día de Médico y Deporte. This event in the first decade of the month October is annual. Help us
The specialty of Sports Medicine has its field of competence in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries derived from sports practice in general, whether professional or amateur in the field of competition, or as a personal physical activity. Among its tasks are the evaluation of the athlete's physical aptitudes, defining personal training programs, maintaining and improving the individual's physical capacities, guiding athletes in the prevention of chronic or degenerative pathologies that could be generated by physical exercise or sporting competition and, if necessary, treating them appropriately.
In June 1951, issue number 1 of the Official Journal of the Spanish Federation of Sports Medicine appeared, grouping and representing all professionals who perform Sports Medicine in Spain. It is recognized by the National Sports Delegation and the Spanish Olympic Committee, in whose bosom it is integrated, depending on its Sports Medicine section. At that time, this Federation is recognized in the International Federation of Sports Medicine (F.I.M.S.), of which it is a member, according to an agreement of its Steering Committee.
The birth of the Spanish Medical-Sports Federation is - by decision of the Steering Committee of the National Sports Delegation of the Spanish Olympic Committee - on September 15, 1950, in which it is agreed the formation of this Federation that is constituted, taking possession of their positions its Board of Directors on November 15 of the same year.
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