The international scientific and professional conference “Physiotherapy in sports, recreation and wellness” was held for the eighth year in a row. This year the conference was organized jointly by the College of Applied Sciences “Lavoslav Ružička” in Vukovar and the University of Applied Health Sciences in Zagreb.
The special feature of this meeting is thematic diversity, which covers various areas related to health, from physiotherapy and nursing topics, through ethical issues, topics in basic biomedical sciences, the application of digital tools in health care and education, all the way to the inexhaustible topic of physical activity and inactivity and connection between modern man’s habits and health.
This year the conference was held under the auspices of the Ministry of health of the Republic of Croatia, the Croatian Chamber of Physiotherapists and the Croatian Chamber of Nurses. The evaluation of permanent professional development in the form of points awarded by the Croatian Chamber of Physiotherapists and the Croatian Chamber of Nurses contributed to the importance of the conference. At the conference, 39 professional works by authors from Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Switzerland and Slovenia were presented. In the Conference Proceedings were published 28 complete papers.
Authors and co-authors come from a number of renowned educational and health institutions. Apart from the College of Applied Sciences “Lavoslav Ružička” in Vukovar, the authors and co-authors of the professional papers are employees of the University of Applied Health Sciences in Zagreb, associates of the Faculty of Medicine in Osijek, the Faculty of Health Studies of the University of Rijeka, the Faculty of Health Studies in Mostar, the Department of Physiotherapy of the University of the North, the College Ivanić-Grad, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb, Clinical Hospital Center in Osijek, General County Hospital Vinkovci, Spa Bizovačke toplice, University of Basel and many others.
We would like to thank all the authors who participated in writing and presentation of the papers and everyone who contributed to the organization of this conference, especially the Program and Organization Committee.
You can find the Conference proceedings here.