Professor Abboud faculty invitation - IASMCON 2017

Professor Rami Abboud, Associate Dean for Learning and Teaching and Head of Postgraduate Division, School of Medicine, has been invited as International Chief Scientific Faculty at this year’s 38th Annual Conference of Indian Association of Sports Medicine (IASM) in Goa, India.

While there, Professor Abboud, will be conducting a symposium on Sports Biomechanics and Gait Analysis and How to set up a gait laboratory during the conference on 17-19 February 2017. Dr Graham Arnold and Mr Sadiq Nasir will be accompanying Professor Abboud to support and assist at the symposium in their capacity as experts in the fields of motion capture and gait analysis at the Institute of Motion Analysis & Research (IMAR), University of Dundee.

This year’s conference will provide orthopaedic surgeons, physiotherapists, sports coaches, sports scientists, and physical trainers a platform to interact, learn and share knowledge and skills, and to build up a camaraderie towards long-term professional support.

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Left: Professor Rami Abboud, Professor Parag Sancheti and Mr Sadiq Nasir at IASMCON 2016 in Chennai; Right: Professor Abboud giving his Keynote Lecture last year

It is a great privilege to be invited again by the President of IASM to attend this prestigious sports conference, and this year it is extra special as the new President is one of our MCh (Orth) graduates from 2003; Professor Parag Sancheti” said Professor Abboud. “We conduct regular cutting-edge sports-related research studies each year at IMAR on our various undergraduate and postgraduate degrees including our Master’s degree MRes in Sports Biomechanics & Rehabilitation”.