Volume 4 - Issue 2

August 2015
We take a look back at the 24th Men's Handball World Championship - held in Doha in January 2015 - with an interview with President of the Qatar Handball Association, Ahmed Al Shaabi. In addition, Aspetar doctors Celeste Geertsema, Rachid Bouras and Katharina Grimm critically analyse the medical services provided by the hospital, in conjunction with other Qatari healthcare services, at the competition. Other articles include hypertension in elite athletes, return to play after acute hamstring injuries and early specialisation in sport.

Articles

Sports Rehab
Return to play after acute hamstring injuries

Written by Gustaaf Reurink, The Netherlands and Rod Whiteley and Johannes L. Tol, Qatar Hamstring...

Written by – Gustaaf Reurink, The Netherlands and Rod Whiteley and Johannes L. Tol, Qatar

Sport and Society
Is it time to think again about early specialisation in sport?

Written by Richard Bailey, Germany There is mounting evidence that sports participation benefits...

Written by – Richard Bailey, Germany

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Sports Science
Hypertension in elite athletes

New insights into an old problem Written by Jelena Suzic Lazic, Serbia and Victoria Watt,...

Written by – Jelena Suzic Lazic, Serbia and Victoria Watt, Qatar

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Sports Surgery
Microfracture in the treatment of knee chondral injuries

Written by Karen K. Briggs, Lauren M. Matheny and Steven B. Singleton, USA The treatment of chondral...

Written by – Karen K. Briggs, Lauren M. Matheny and Steven B. Singleton, USA

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Sports Medicine
Heart rate variability analysis in sport

Utility, practical implementation and future perspectives Written by Bojan Makivic and Pascal Bauer,...

Written by – Bojan Makivic and Pascal Bauer, Austria

Interview
Ahmed Al Shaabi

Interview by Nebojsa Popovic To some who watched the 24th Men’s Handball World Championship held in...

Interview by – Nebojsa Popovic

Letters From
From hand to foot, it is the mind that matters: lessons from hosting the Men's Handball World Championship 2015

A LETTER FROM: Doha, Qatar Written by Celeste Geertsema, Rachid Bouras and Katharina Grimm,...

Written by – Celeste Geertsema, Rachid Bouras and Katharina Grimm, Qatar.

Sports Science
Acute effects of exercise on immunity

Written by Carlo Giammattei, Riccardo Banducci, Giulia Pierami and Alberto Tomasi, Italy Several...

Written by – Carlo Giammattei, Riccardo Banducci, Giulia Pierami and Alberto Tomasi, Italy

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Sports Radiology
Shoulder dislocation among athletes

An overview of common injuries and image findings Written by Nima HafeziNejad, Shadpour Demehri and...

Written by – Nima Hafezi–Nejad, Shadpour Demehri and John A Carrino, USA

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Healthy Lifestyle
Women’s health

Exercise as a therapeutic modality for the treatment of women with premenstrual syndrome Written by...

Written by – Khalid W. Al-Bibi, Qatar

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Sports Radiology
Advanced MRI of muscles in sports medicine

Written by Michel D. Crema, Frank W. Roemer and Ali Guermazi, USA Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is...

Written by – Michel D. Crema, Frank W. Roemer and Ali Guermazi, USA

Legacy of Arabic Medicine
Ibn Al-Nafis

Forgotten Arab genius? Written by Michael Hamilton Morgan, USA There is probably no one who...

Written by – Michael Hamilton Morgan, USA

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