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    Dear Biomch-L readers,

    With 300 subscribers of whom about 150 are located in Northern America and
    only 40 in my own country, I should, perhaps, not post a conference held in the
    Dutch language on this forum. Nevertheless, please allow me to be provincial
    once in a while:

    SPORTS MEDICARE INTERNATIONAL (SMI) CONGRES 91, Rotterdam/NL, 14 - 16 Nov 1991

    Loading, Loadability, and Overloading -- Quality and Prevention in Sports

    in connection with the Trade Fair for Sports, Health, Fitness and Prevention
    under auspices of the Netherlands Society for Sports Medicine, to be held at
    the Rotterdam Ahoy Complex.

    Programme details: SMI Congress '91, c/o VVAA Congresservice
    P.O.B. 8110, NL-3503 RC UTRECHT, The Netherlands
    Tel. +31.(0)30.454485 (until 5 July 1991)
    +31.(0)30.474485 (as of 5 July 1991)
    Fax +31.(0)30.454519 (until 5 July 1991)
    +31.(0)30.474519 (as of 5 July 1991)

    14 NOVEMBER 1991:

    Intended participants: biochemicists, biomechanicians, physiologists,
    physicians, trainers

    THEME: Condition: Loading, Loadability and Overloading in endurance
    and force sports

    Plenary: Medical Aspects of Over- and Underloading (DeMeirleir/Brussels)

    Overloading from the point of view of the trainer/physiologist

    Parallel Session I: Endurance Sports
    (Kuipers/Maastricht, Huiskes/Nijmegen, Keizer/Maastricht)

    Biomechanical aspects of overloading in swimming
    Peripheral overloading of skeletal muscle
    Loading, loadability, and overloading of bone
    Central fatigue and the role of the endocrine system in over-
    and underloading

    Parallel Session II: Force- and Velocity Sports
    (Wagenmakers/Maastricht, Vervoorn/Utrecht)

    Overloading in force-velocity sports. Relation with scope and
    extent of training
    The overfatigue syndrome in force-velocity sports
    The role of protein in the overfatigue syndrome in force sports
    The role of the endocrine system in force-velocity sports
    Poster session

    Plenary: Is Measuring Knowing? (de Lange/Waalwijk)

    Parallel Sessions: Fitness Quantification Workshop
    Vendors Workshop (demonstrations)

    Plenary: Panel discussion chaired by a science journalist:
    confrontation between sporters, trainers,
    scientists, and vendors

    15 NOVEMBER 1991:

    Intended participants: traumatologists, orthopedicians, physiotherapeutical
    professionals, interested trainers, First Aid physi-
    cians/nurses, sports physicians, rehabilitation

    THEME: Curation/Prevention of Sports Traume

    Plenary: Sports and Health: is sporting healthy? (Backs/Utrecht)
    Another interpretation of sports trauma ( ,, ,, )

    Parallel Session I: Upper extremities and the back
    a. Elbow: racket sports (a.o. tennis, golfing)
    b. Shoulder: striking and throwing (a.o. javelin throwing)
    c. Back: force sports and athletics (a.o. gymnastics,
    Parallel Session II: Lower extremities
    a. Lower leg/foot: locomotive sports (o.a. jogging)
    b. Groin/thigh: field sports on grass (a.o. soccer,
    c. Knee: (o.a. basketball, volleyball and hockey)

    Cause, treatment, rehabilitation and prevention of overload trauma
    in sports; these two parallel sessions are jointly presented by the
    orthopedicians and sports physicians of the Society of Sports

    Poster Session

    Plenary: Strategy - how to handle prevention of trauma

    Parallel Sessions: Workshop on Protective Aids
    Workshop on Professional Guidance

    Panel Discussion: Medico-economic Balance - positive and negative effects of
    physical trauma (chaired by Lex Muller, Algemen Dagblad)

    16 NOVEMBER 1991:

    Intended participants: companies, company physicians, managers, psychiatrists,

    THEME: Sports, psyche, and mentality

    Plenary: Sports and stress: biochemical/humoral aspects (Smelik)
    Stress reduction by physical exercise?

    Parallel Session I: Condition and Psyche
    (Adam/Maastricht, Wolfhagen/GE, de Geus/Amsterdam)
    a. Cognitive aspects of the condition of the elderly
    b. Does a good condition contribute to leass sick
    leave? If so, why?
    c. Stress reduction by physical exerciseand the
    incidence of heart infarcts
    d. Physical training and psyche

    II: Psyche and Top Sports
    a. Achievement capabilities and psyche
    b. Pressure from the media and guidance
    c. Is there a life after sports

    Poster session

    Panel Discussion: Socio-economic balance - the Black Hole of Sports