University of Ljubljana

Fakulteta za šport

International Science Congress - Table Tennis and the aging population

Ljubljana - Poreč, Croatia

Dear table tennis friends,

Table tennis is attractive both at competitive and recreational level but has many challenges due to physical demands of performance as well as the injuries that can occur to participants. Because of these challenges, table tennis is of great interest to sports scientists, physicians, therapists, athletic trainers, and strength and conditioning coaches. 

Table tennis is becoming more and more popular, because of its specific characteristics it is ideal sport for ageing men and women population. There are veterans organizations in almost each of 203 national table tennis federations, there are many veteran tournaments, national, continental and world championships, many veterans are regularly practicing table tennis. All aspects of veterans table tennis should be studied in order to improve it, this Congress is the first one dedicated to all aspects of table tennis in ageing population. 

This Congress will be organized under the auspices of the Croatian Table Tennis Association, European Table Tennis Union, Faculty of Kinesiology – Zagreb and Faculty of Sport - Ljubljana. The Congress will provide up-to-date information on current applications of sports science to the table tennis. Exhibitions and workshops will provide to participants an opportunity to see the practical application of ideas whenever possible. 
 

More info: http://www2.fsp.uni-lj.si/ttcongress