Call for making sports medicine part of health education – Newspaper

ABBOTTABAD: Sports medicine is a specialised field that should be made part of health education in Pakistan, said renowned consultant of sports medicine, Dr Zafar Iqbal, while addressing an interactive session titled “can sports medicine really make a difference to an athlete’s performance and improve the health of the nation” here on Friday.

The session was organised in collaboration with the Department of Medical Education of Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad, here on Friday. A number of orthopaedic surgeons, general surgeons and representatives of sports organisations attended the seminar.

Associate dean and co-coordinator Dr Noaman Siddique briefed the participants about objectives of the event while Prof Umer Farooq, dean of Ayub Medical College, presided over the closing session.

Keynote speaker Dr Zafar Iqbal said in his presentation that due to specialised role of sports medicine the playing life of every sportsman could be increased with less chances of injuries which otherwise

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Private, public schools differ in return-to-play philosophy | Guam Sports

With the novel coronavirus pandemic approaching the seven-month mark and as the island remains in Pandemic Condition of Readiness 1, Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero recently signed an executive order allowing golf, tennis, scuba diving and gyms to resume activity. In a subsequent order, the governor paved the way for sports organizations to submit startup plans for noncontact training to the Department of Public Health and Social Services.

As tennis players, golfers, denizens of the deep and sporting organizations rejoiced, the executive orders gave the island’s sports chiefs hope that interscholastic competition may be nearing, although the government gave no indication when that might happen.

“Having been in lockdown for four weeks, five weeks, any news concerning the ability for students” to participate in sports “is uplifting information,” said Terry Debold, the president of the Independent Interscholastic Athletic Association of Guam, the nonprofit organization that manages private school sports. “It’s great,

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Austin’s Leading Local News: Weather, Traffic, Sports and more | Austin, Texas | KVUE.com

Pain. Outrage. Demands for justice. 

Following months of racial unrest in Austin and across the nation, KVUE is shedding light on the roots and results of systemic racism in Austin in a two-night TV special.

Part one will air on KVUE Sept. 21 at 6 p.m., and part two will air on KVUE Sept. 22 at 6 p.m.



Chapter one
Looking back at Austin’s history of systemic racism


With the end of the U.S. Civil War, 3.5 million enslaved Black Americans would be set free. Even though President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation had been issued in 1862, which would eventually lead to the end of slavery in the Confederacy, it wasn’t until June 19, 1865 – the date now known as Juneteenth – that word reached Texas when Union General Gordon Granger announced the order to the people of Galveston, Texas.  

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