Take home messages from the Football Is Medicine 2020 Conference in Torshavn, Faroe Islands

 

A message from Peter Krustrup (T:@SduSport) following the 2020 Football Is Medicine Conference:

“Football is an intense, versatile and effective training type. It is fun and social, it is a global language with enormous popularity, and that is what makes football a very strong tool in global health promotion. Football is medicine! It is time for pupils to play, people to play and patients to play!” — Peter Krustrup, Professor of Sport and Health Sciences at the Department of Sport Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark.

Read more in the new Routledge book 17 chapters, 72 authors contributing from 18 countries(!):
Krustrup P & Parnell D (Eds) (2020). Football as Medicine – Prescribing Football for Global Health Promotion, Routledge. 
To find out more about the evidence base for FIM, check out this BJSM Editorial (Open Access):
Krustrup & Krustrup, 2018: “Football is Medicine: it is time for patients to play!

 

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