EVENT: SEMINAR – INJURIES ON 2 WHEELS
We are sure you have worried about injuries inflicted during cycling at some point in your cycling life. Want a clearer picture of what are the types of injuries, its prevention and treatment during cycling? This seminar by Pinnacle Joint & Sports Centre will answer all these queries. And what's more, this seminar is also one of the charity efforts to help Habitat for Humanity. Read on for the details.
INJURIES ON 2 WHEELS
This seminar is an informative and entertaining way to share experience from the experts. It is designed to help you minimize the chances of training and racing injuries and how to handle them should it happens .
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
CYCLISTS & TRIATHLETES of all levels, and those involved in cycling training & coaching
1) The most common cycling injuries: your D-I-Y guide
2) Managing more serious injuries
3) Heart risks & conditions in cyclists
4) Managing injuries in full-time/professional cyclists
1) Dr Kevin Lee, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre
Dr Kevin Lee is a sports orthopaedic surgeon who is an active sportsman and cyclist. He has a special interest in sports injuries, cartilage repair techniques and joint replacements. He has been treating sports injuries and athletes for more than 15 years.
2) Dr Eric Hong, Cardiologist, Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre
With dual specialty accreditation in nuclear and interventional cardiology, Dr Eric Hong is a heart specialist with personal interest in sports cardiology. His particular emphasis is on endurance athletes, and he works closely with runners, cyclists and triathletes.
3) Mr Low Ji Wen, Full-time cyclist & cycling coach
Singapore mens' road cycling champion in 2009 & 2013, national athlete and coach Low Ji Wen has been cycling full-time in UCI Asia Tour races for more than 5 years. In 2014, he stayed injury-free while clocking over 6000km of racing in Asia, Africa and Australia.
4) Dr Low Wye Mun, Sports Physician, Pacific Healthcare Specialist Centre
Dr Low has been involved in cycling & triathlon for more than 10 years. He is Medical Director of the Bintan Triathlon, Metaman Long Distance Triathlon, and Tour De Bintan. He writes and speaks regularly on sports injuries with a special interest in self-management & prevention.
Date: 7 March 2015
Venue: RELC Auditorium (Regional English Language Centre)
30 Orange Grove Road, Singapore 258352
Entrance Fee: $5 per person* (Collected on-site)
*All proceeds will be going to Habitat For Humanity. All participants will receive a special edition Spin Asia Cycling Injuries magazine.
Help make this a colourful event: wear your team t-shirt or cycling jersey!!