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5th Balkan Sports Medicine Congress, 5-7 June 1981,
Izmir, Turkey.



The Congress was held in Aegean University Ataturk Cultural Centre. Opening speeches were made by Minister of Sport, Vecdi Gönül and Prof.Akgün (President of Turkish Sports Medicine Association). State symphonic orchestra performed the Egmont Ouverture of Bethoven and Katibim of Prof. Dr. Bülent Tarcan during the opening ceremony.

Main themes :
1) Female athlete
2) Talent identification and sports medicine
3) Wrestling medicine
4) Hormonal regulation and sport
5) Football injuries: Treatment and rehabilitation

30 oral presentation were given. The texts were published in Turkish Sports Medicine Journal (Volume 16, Issues 2-3-4, 1981) with the financial support of Turkish Science and Research Council. 8 Bulgarian, 8 Romanian, 5 Yugoslavian, 8 Greek, 2 British and 75 Turkish delegates (106 in total) participated the Congress.


Program can be downloaded here.

Abstract book can be downloaded here.

You can download Turkish Sports Medicine Journal texts here:

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