Collaborating Centres of Sports Medicine


The FIMS Collaborating Centres of Sports Medicine (FIMS-CCSM) will facilitate regional and national educational, developmental and research networks to promote best practice sport medicine principles for athlete care and active living on an international basis.


  1. To promote an international FIMS standard of Sports Medicine in clinical care and research through knowledge transfer and exchange.
  2. To develop and deliver accessible FIMS educational courses (Team Physician Course, Advanced Team Physician Course, Instructor Course, Rehabilitation, Emergency Courses and others) on a regular basis to sport medicine professionals.
  3. To promote a model that supports developing countries and early career professionals for advancement of sport medicine best practices through peer coaching of team physicians.
  4. To engage an international network of FIMS members in collaborative research efforts that promote evidence-based sport medicine.
  5. To promote the membership and active participation in the FIMS.


2nd Conference on “Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation: Bridges to Innovation”

The 2nd Conference on “Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation: Bridges to Innovation” took place on the 10-11th of November 2017 organized by the IRR - Riba Rehabilitation Institute, FIMS CCSM in Turin. The Conference was chaired by Prof. Giuseppe Massazza, Director of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Turin and Dr. Ugo Riba CEO of the IRR. Prof. Fabio Pigozzi and Prof. Pitsiladis participated as guest lecturers representing FIMS.

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