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Thu, 08 Feb 2018 13:41 - Updated Thu, 08 Feb 2018 13:40

Sports: Compulsory medical tests defended - expert

Luanda - The sportive medicine expert, Maria Stella Cristiano, has defended the need for a regular and compulsory holding of medical tests on sportspersons, to avoid negative situations that can put their lives at risk.

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Physician Stella Cristiano

Photo: Gaspar dos Santos

The expert, who was speaking to ANGOP in relation to the start of the 2018 first division National Football Championship, set for this Saturday, said the teams must prioritize the health and physical condition of their athletes.

The physician – currently working at the National Sport Medicine Centre (CENAMED) - underlined that sports persons, like other people in general, are prone to catch diseases and also get injured, but such  situations can be avoid.  

She then concluded by suggesting that athletes should be submitted to full medical tests at least once a year.

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