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Sports Medicine & Science Summer Internship



Sports medicine support for national athletic federations/associations, via the creation of electronic medical records for monitoring the health and sports performance of a large number of talented athletes of both sexes, aged 12-18, aiming for their development over time to Olympic standard athletes.


Registration, evaluation and provision of consulting intervention, while organizing sport activities and games, with the goal to improve health and wellness of the general public.


Conducting basic and applied research and exchanging scientific knowledge and technological information among other academic or research institutes, domestic or abroad, in order to publish scientific findings, and thus galvanizing internationally the Center’s research and social profile.


Establishing a post-graduate study program to train and specialize students in modern sports medicine, and therefore strengthening the Center’s achievements in the field of Health and Wellness.

Sports Excellence Center
medical and scientific support for athletes,
with particular emphasis on athletes of childhood and adolescence.


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