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1ST WiSH Congress

When: Friday, 11 March 2022 - Saturday, 12 March 2022
Where: Off campus
The Hilton, Sandton
Start time:8:00

Claries Roelofsz
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Join Wits Sport and Health (WiSH) as it hosts its first in-person Congress featuring an amazing lineup of speakers and a jam-packed programme.


Friday, 11 March 2022               

Keynote address:
Sport and Exercise Medicine: A vision for the future - Jonathan Drezner 

Equity in Sport

  • A question of colour? EDI in Sport: Confronting bias and barriers to build sustainable success
  • Female Athlete Health Across the Lifespan
  • The Para Athlete

Saturday, 12 March 2022                         

Keynote address:
Injury: A professional Player's Perspective - Bongani Khumalo

Keynote address:
Sex, Drugs and Sporting Gold. 
A discussion of sport’s most controversial challenge - the divide between men’s and women’s sport - Ross Tucker

Parallel 9: Critical medical issues
Iron & the athlete: deficiency & surplus (sponsored by Acino)
Hydration & hyponatraemia
Sudden death in athletes
Sunday, 13 March 2022

Physical Activity - the wonder drug

  • Designing patient resources on physical activity and health - a 'how to'
  • Physical Activity assessment, prescription and referral in clinical practice  - What we know and how to implement?


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