International Convention of Science, Education and Medicine in Sports
A highly successful International Convention of Science, Education and Medicine in Sport (ICSEMIS), was held in Guangzhou, China from 1-5 August 2008. This was in the week just before the spectacular Olympic and Paralympic Games of 2008. This Convention was a joint partnership between FIMS, the IOC, the IPC, and ICSSPE, and represented the largest multi-disciplinary sports science event of the year. FIMS Officers who participated in keynote addresses and symposia at ICSEMIS 2008 included President Walter Frontera (Aging: How Can Exercise Help), Past-President Kai Ming Chan (Orthopaedic sport biomechanics - A New Paradigm for Injury Prevention and Management), and Li Guo-Ping (Application of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Sports Medicine).