The Candia Sports Medicine Program was held on Wednesday 08 October 2014 at Glen Park Community Centre, in the presence of:
· Staff of the Mauritius Sports Council
· Mr. Michel Chang Kye, Physiotherapist and Chairman of the Medical Committee of the Mauritius Sports Council
· Mrs. Waheda Fatadin, Community Support Officer
· Mrs. Boodhun, Motivator and 60 participants
The objectives of the talks are to make the senior citizens aware of the benefits of Sports Medicine, proper physical activities and a good nutrition for maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
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 and an Ice Box were offered to the Community Centre.
A quiz was held with questions related to the talks on Sports Medicine and the winners are Savan Vidya, Joholee Noorjahan, Magda Jaques, Sharmila Sookrajowa and Francoise Lacmal.
They were each offered a T- shirt as gift sponsored by the Panagora Marketing Co. Ltd.
At the end of the talks, Candia Milk and booklets on sports medicine were offered to all participants.