Position statements

ALTITUDE

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In  partner ship with the FIFA, a consensus statement on playing football at different altitude
was published in 2008 as part of a special issue on football and altitude.
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Following the 2011 meeting in Lausanne, the IOC  released consensus statement on
thermoregulatory and altitude challenges for high-level athletes
in the BJSM in 2012.
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A position statement specific to altitude training for improving
team-sport players’ performance
has been published in 2013.
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HEAT 


Statement of the Third International Exercise-Associated Hyponatremia
Consensus Development Conference, Carlsbad, California,2015
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The American College of Sports Medicine released a position stand on
exertional heat illness during training and competition in 2007.
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There is also specific position statement on fluid replacement
by the ACSM (2007) and the FIMS (2012).
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The American Academy of Pediatrics (www.aap.org) published a policy
statement from the Council on sports medicine and fitness and Council on school health on
climatic heat stress and exercising children and adolescents.
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Following the 2011 meeting in Lausanne, the IOC (www.olympic.org/ioc) released consensus statement on thermoregulatory and altitude challenges
for high-level athletes
in the BJSM in 2012.
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The latest consensus recommendations on training and competing in the heat cover the acclimation / acclimatization, the hydration, the cooling strategies as well as recommendations for sporting organisations and event organiser. They are available on:

 

TRAVEL

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The International Federation of Sports Medicine / Fédération Internationale de Médecine du Sport (FIMS,  www.fims.org) published several position statements
for the traveling athlete and sports medicine professional.

Guidelines for the composition of the travelling medical kit for Sports Medicine professionals (2011)
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Air travel and performance in sports (2004)
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