Action sports are practised by millions of participants worldwide. Their recent addition to the list of Olympic disciplines and the spectacular nature of these sports has attracted the attention of the media, the fashion world and the general public, across all age groups. All professionals wishing to work in this sector need specific preparation; they need to be able to draw on the most recent, rigorous scientific research and on skills that are often integrated and complementary.
The 1st Action Sports & Exercise Medicine Congress is an international interdisciplinary event. It will be held in Malcesine (Italy) at the distinguished venue of Palazzo dei Capitani, on 12thand 13thJuly 2019. It is the first Congress of ExtremeSportMED – International Association of Action Sports & Exercise Medicine, and it is organized in collaboration with Politecnico di Milano, Fraglia della Vela Malcesine andFoiling Week. The event is endorsed by the International Society of Muscle Ligaments & Tendons (ISMuLT) and Clinica Mobile. Different Internationals Sports Federations will be present, including IKA, World Skate and Fidal. The event aims to foster new ideas, create new projects and collaborations.