Location Congress Center Düsseldorf Süd CCD Süd / CCD South
Review 2018 –
6th MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE showed future topics of sports medicine
The 6th edition of the conference on 13 and 14 November 2018 gathered the Who-is-Who of international sports medicine and sports science. The leaders of FIMS (Federation Internationale de Medicine du Sport), ACSM (American College of Sports Medicine), Exercise is Medicine, EFSMA (European Federation of Sports Medicine Associations), DGSP (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sportmedizin und Prävention) and DVS (Deutsche Vereinigung für Sportwissenschaft) were all present and many new topics were put on the international agenda of sports medicine and sports science. These range from digital innovations for top-class sports and sports medicine, corporate fitness, exercise programs for children, to cross-border activity plans for health sports.
As a worldwide innovation hotspot, the 6th MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE showed innovations that will cause a sensation in the coming years. These included mobile spirometry solutions, training solutions for optimizing endurance, strength and reaction speed, smart ECG shirts, a "Hearable" for remove-from-play decisions after cranio-brain injuries, sensor- and camera-based movement and muscle analysis, blood-based performance and nutrition optimization, devices for monitoring balance, strength and grip in training, and platforms for organizing social fitness leagues.
MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE is a central dialogue platform for the exchange between science and industry, where many new connections have been established and expanded. This networking between science and industry will also be expanded in the future in cooperation with the largest sports medicine associations in the world.