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Sports medicine and science gearing up for London, enjoy the ICSEMIS congress in Glasgow
  1. Lars Engebretsen1,2,
  2. Kathrin Steffen1,2
  1. 1IOC Medical and Scientific Department, Lausanne, Switzerland
  2. 2Department of Sports Medicine, Norwegian School of Sports Sciences, Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center, Oslo, Norway
  1. Correspondence to Kathrin Steffen, Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center, Department of Sports Medicine, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, PO 4014 Ullevål Stadion, 0806 Oslo, Norway; kathrin.steffen{at}

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The Olympic Games are not the only premier sports event for the Olympic athletes. Increasingly, sports medicine and various science organisations are taking advantage of the Olympic Games and conducting world sports medicine major events. One of those premier events is probably the International Convention on Science, Education and Medicine in Sport (ICSEMIS), taking place in Glasgow between 19 and 24 July 2012, preceding the Games in London. Several organisations has built ICSEMIS namely, the International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education, the International Federation of Sports Medicine, IOC – the International Olympic Committee and the International Paralympic Committee, and worked with a …

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