Dear colleagues,

Following the announcement of the organization of the 8 th International Congress of the Sports Medicine Association of Greece and the 5 th Greek - Cypriot Sports Medicine Congress , a significant number of scientists has already shown great interest and accepted our invitation.

The C ongress is the continuation of the 7 previous International Congresses of our Association and the 4 Greek - Cypriot Sports Medicine Congresses , the outcome of our collaboration with the Sports Medicine Association of Cyprus as well as the European Association ( EFSMA ) and the International Sports Medicine Association ( FIMS ).

This Congress will be held in Thessaloniki , offering us the oportunity to each participants to attend a scientific program of especially high level, as well as to see the beauties of the city, together with the accompanying persons.

The Second Announcement highlights the progress of the preparation work of the Congress and offers further information about its scientific program.

The Congresses of the Sports Medicine Association of Greece have been established and the participants have the opportunity to be informed and to share knowledge about the latest developments in the field of Sports Medicine in Greece, and abroad.

The President
The General Secretary

Konstantinos Natsis
Assist. Professor

Ioannis Terzidis