The Candia Sports Medicine Programme was held on Wednesday 19 March 2014 at "College du St Esprit", Rivière Noire in the presence of:
staff of the Mauritius Sports Council
Ms. Aurore Lam, Representative of Panagora Marketing Company Limited
Mr. Michel Chang Kye, Physiotherapist and Chairman of the Medical Committee of the Mauritius Sports Council
the Rector, Mr. Patrick Antonnio
the Physical Education Teacher, Mr. Patrice
The objectives of the talks are to make the youths aware of the benefits of Sports Medicine, proper physical activities and a good nutrition for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Resource persons would be in the range of Doctors, Physiotherapists and Nutritionists. Primary / secondary institutions, senior citizens associations / women associations and participants from community centres have been identified throughout the island for the holding of the talks in the coming months.
Talks were held as follows:
Good nutrition presented by Mrs. Romina Umanee,Nutritionist from the Ministry of Health & Quality of Life
The importance and benefit of physical activities presented by Mr. Michel Chang Kye, Physiotherapist
A First Aid kit, an ice Box, booklets on Sports Medicine and sports equipments were offered to the Rector and to the P.E Teacher.
A quiz was held with questions related to the talks on Sports Medicine and the winners are Jericho Corchen, Yamel Verloppe, Ashley Ithier and Lidia Laboudeuse.They were each offered a polo shirt as gift by the Mauritius Sports Council.