New diploma will increase expertise in sports medicine to meet surging demand

Associate professor Fabian Lim of exercise physiology at Nanyang Technological University's Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine tests for carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity, which is a non-invasive measure of arterial stiffness.
Associate professor Fabian Lim of exercise physiology at Nanyang Technological University's Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine tests for carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity, which is a non-invasive measure of arterial stiffness.PHOTO: NTU

SINGAPORE - As the population ages and more people turn to exercise, Singapore finds itself sadly lacking in expertise in the area of sports medicine services.

To meet the growing demand, more medical practitioners, including GPs, will be trained in sports and age-related injuries under the new Graduate Diploma in Sports Medicine.

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