The Mauritius Sports Council in collaboration with Panagora Marketing Co. Ltd and the Ministry of Youth & Sports proceeded with the Seminar on Yoplait / Candia Sports Medicine Programme for Footballers of ‘Ecole de Foot’ of the Port Louis Region in the conference room of the St Francois Xavier stadium on Saturday 16 April 2016 in the presence of:
• Staff the Mauritius Sports Council;
• Mr. Sailesh Huneewooth, Football Coach (Football at Ministry of Youth & Sports), Regional Technical Cadre- Port Louis Region;
The objectives of the talks are to make the youth aware of the benefits of Sports Medicine, proper physical activities and a good nutrition for maintaining a healthy life style.
A First Aid Kit, sports equipment and booklets on Sports Medicine were offered to the Football Academy.
The Resource Persons proceeded with the talks as follows:
• Good Nutrition presented by Diyva POORUN, Nutritionist;
• The Importance of Physical Activities presented by Mr. Michel Chang Kye, Physiotherapist, Chairman Medical / Paramedical Committee of the Mauritius Sports Council
125 participants attended the talks and were very enthusiastic to hear the resource persons.
A quiz was held with questions related to the talks on Sports Medicine at the end of the programme.
16 participants, namely Rishissen Ittoo, Israr Imrit, Alain Dino, Emmanuel Bactorah, Anastasia Felix, Jean Yovan, Yannick Laurent, Emilio Nicole, Wayne Lenette, Jeffrey Battour, Stephane Ross, Joel Quirin, Christiano Azemoth, Anastasia Beniffe, Nizam Nasroollah and Jean Noel Foy, answered correctly the questions and were awarded T- shirt as prizes.
At the end of the talks, Lunch and Candia Milk were offered to all participants.