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Medical Fitness Test for Ittihad Kalba Sports Club

Jul, 2019

In collaboration with Ittihad Kalba Sports Club, Al Sharq Hospital conducted a comprehensive medical fitness test for the team players which allows for optimal performance and ensures players safety for the upcoming football season 2019-2020. The medical test included a series of checkups through multiple departments including Cardiology Department for cardiac screening with an ECG, screening echocardiogram, in addition to cardiology consultation. The players had also gone through Renal Function test, CBC, CRP, Lipid Profile, and all other required tests, which followed by a review of recent injuries to ensure full recovery. The most important aspect of this health check is the identification of unknown medical conditions that might place an athlete at risk from participating in football.