Allergy and Asthma in High Performance Sport

Venue: Governors Hall, St Thomas\' Hospital

Location: London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Nov 01, 2011 End Date/Time: Nov 01, 2011
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The Allergy Academy is an initiative of King’s College London, committed to providing high quality educational opportunities to doctors and allied professionals. We are delighted to announce that we have teamed up specialists from with Northumbria University and UK Athletics to provide a study afternoon that relates to Allergic diseases that are associated with Sport.
With the 2012 Olympics on our doorstep this represents an excellent opportunity for Health Care Providers to up-skill in matters related to Sports and Allergy. The Seminar seeks to reflect our contemporary understanding in this specialist field and will focus on sports-induced immune changes, and sports-related allergies e.g. such as exercise-induced anaphylaxis, food-dependent exercise-induced anaphylaxis, rhino-conjunctivitis, and asthma. In addition, we will focus on the appropriate treatment of these conditions in order to meet the strict IOC Sports guidelines.
The presentations will be interactive and presented by international experts in this field. An athlete’s perspective will also be presented. This event will be practically oriented and is designed for Specialist in the fields of Sports Medicine, Allergy, Family Practice and related specialties such as Physiotherapists, Sports scientists, and sports trainers/managers.


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