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SingHealth Duke-NUS Sport & Exercise Medicine Conference 2023 Programme

Time CONFERENCE PROGRAMME
0800 - 0845​ ​Registration
0900 - 0910 Welcome Address
Assoc Prof Benedict Tan
Head, SingHealth Duke-NUS Sport and Exercise Medicine Centre (SDSC)
Senior Consultant, Sport and Exercise Medicine, Changi General Hospital, Singapore
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0910 - 0930​ ​Opening Address by Guest-of-Honour (TBC)
0930 - 1015​ ​Plenary Lecture - Beyond Healthcare to Health: The Role of Sport and Exercise Medicine
in Maintaining Population Health
Assoc Prof Anastasia N. Fischer
President of the American College of Sports Medicine, USA
1015 - 1045​ ​Teabreak and Poster Presentations
Session 1: Population Health and Sport and Exercise Medicine
Session Chairperson: Dr Lim Baoying
Registrar, Sport and Exercise Medicine, Changi General Hospital, Singapore
1045 - 1115

​ ​Session 1.1: GUSTO Study: Impact of Sport and Diet in the Developing Child
Assoc Prof Falk Müller-Riemenschneider
Programme Leader (Physical Activity and Nutrition Determinants in Asia)
National University of Singapore

1115 - 1145​ ​Session 1.2: Beyond Quality to Value: SingHealth Strategy for Population Health
Dr Wong Tack Keong Michael
Group Director, Regional Health System, SingHealth
Senior Consultant, Clinical Services, SingHealth Polyclinics, Singapore
1145 - 1215​ ​Session 1.3: Intrinsic Capacity, Fraility and Physical Fitness in Community-dwelling Older Adults
Assoc Prof Laura Tay
Senior Consultant, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Sengkang General Hospital, Singapore
​ ​1215 - 1245​ ​ ​Session 1.4: Panel Discussion
1245 - 1335​ ​Lunch and Poster Presentations

Session 2: Paediatrics Sport and Exercise Medicine
Session Chairperson: Dr Scott Xu Cunzhi
Registrar, Sport and Exercise Medicine,
Changi General Hospital, Singapore
​1335 - 1400
Session 2.1: Physical Activity Guidelines for Paediatrics
Dr Loo Kai Guo, Benny
Consultant, Sport and Exercise Medicine Service,  KK Women's and Children's Hospital, Singapore
​1400 - 1425
Session 2.2: Injuries in the Developing Musculoskeletal System
Asst Prof Mohammad Ashik Bin Zainuddin
Head, Sport Medicine Service and Senior Consultant, 
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, KK Women's and Children's Hospital, Singapore
​1425 - 1450
Session 2.3: How to Train Children and Adolescent
Mr Muhammad Munir Bin Tohid
Exercise Specialist, Sport and Exercise Medicine Service, KK Women's and Children's Hospital, Singapore
​1450 - 1515
Session 2.4: Nutrition in the Growing Athlete
Ms Lim Jie Kai, Ethel
Dietitian, Nutrition and Dietetics, KK Women's and Children's Hospital, Singapore
​1515 - 1535
Session 2.5: Panel Discussion​
​1535 - 1555
Teabreak & Poster Presentations
Session 3.1: Sport and Exercise in COVID-19 Pandemic
Session Chairperson: Ho Cuiying, Lisa
Senior Staff Registrar, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sengkang General Hospital, Singapore
Session 3.2: Sport and Exercise Medicine in Optimising Health
Session Chairperson: Asst Prof Lim Ang Tee
Consultant, Sport and Exercise Medicine,
Changi General Hospital, Singapore
1555 - 1620Session 3.1.a Return to Play after COVID-19 - A Sport Science Perspective
Dr Abdul Rashid Aziz
Head, Sport Physiology, Singapore Sport Institute 

1555 - 1630​ ​Session 3.2.a: The Learning Connection: How Physical Activity, Quality Nutrition, Free Play and Social-emotional Skills Improve Academic Success
Assoc Prof Anastasia N. Fischer
President of the American College of Sports Medicine, USA

1620 - 1645
1630 - 1705

Session 3.2.b: Bringing Sport and Exercise to the Heartlands: The Tampines Experience
Dr Sng Hock Lin
Chief, ActiveSG
Sport Singapore​

1645 - 1710 ​
​​1705 - 1740​ ​Session 3.2.c: Nurturing an Active Nation: Urban Planning to Encourage
Prof Cheong Koon Hean
Chair, Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities

Singapore University of Technology and Design


1710 - 1735
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1735 - 1755
1755 - 1805
​1805 - 1815
Closing Address

​ ​End of Programme