AAPRP announces boxing medical conference

Darien, Connecticut – June 8, 2005 – The American Association of Professional Ringside Physicians (AAPRP) announced today that this year’s boxing medical conference will take place September 21-25 at the Tropicana Casino Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey..

This seminar on boxing medical safety is one of the AAPRP’s most important events. Leading ringside physicians, boxers, managers, promoters, commissioners and media from around the country will be in attendance. Amongst the topics scheduled for discussion are the use of steroids in boxing, pre-fight medical testing, infectious disease in sports, a commissioners review on mismatches, safety in women’s boxing, the use of medical compounds in cuts and a crash course on “spanish for the ringside physician.”

The four-day conference also includes a golf outing, a cocktail reception and an awards banquet. Continuing Medical Education Credits (CME) will be available for all physicians attending this program.

For more information, please contact the AAPRP; phone (203) 662-8900, e-mail or visit our website at www.AAPRP.Org

Established in 1997, the AAPRP was created to develop medical protocols and guidelines to ensure the safety and protection of professional boxer. The not-for-profit association is comprised of experienced ringside physicians from around the world who are dedicated to the medical aspects of the sport of boxing. Since its inception, the AAPRP has consistently grown to include physicians from around the globe who are working together toward a common goal of helping to ensure the health, safety and protection of professional boxers.

Article posted on 08.06.2005

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