12th European Federation of Sports Medicine Associations
Congress of Sports Medicine

Sporty Life — Healthy Life

Centennial Hall, 19-21 October 2023
Wroclaw, Poland


Congress Presidents
  • Maurizio Casasco (Italy) President of European Federation of Sports Medicine Associations
  • Tomasz Kostka (Poland) President of Polish Society of Sports Medicine
Congress Honorary Presidents
  • Norbert Bachl (Austria)
  • Fabio Pigozzi (Italy)
  • André Debruyne (Belgium)
  • Yannis Pitsiladis (UK) European Federation of Sports Medicine Associations
  • Anna Jegier (Poland) European Federation of Sports Medicine Associations, Polish Society of Sports Medicine

    Agnieszka Zembroń-Łacny (Poland) Polish Society of Sports Medicine

  • André Debruyne (Belgium)
  • Chiara Fossati (Italy)
  • Anca Ionescu (Romania)
  • Herbert Löllgen (Germany)
  • Pedro Manonelles Marqueta (Spain)
  • Kirill Micallef-Stafrace, (Malta)
  • Theodora Papadopoulou (UK)
  • Rüdiger Reer (Germany)
  • Sandra Rozenštoka (Latvia)
  • Peter Schober (Austria)
  • Wolfgang Schobersberger (Austria)
  • Bülent Ülkar (Turkey)
  • Evert Verhagen (Netherlands)
Polish Society of Sports Medicine
  • Andrzej Bugajski (Poland)
  • Kazimierz Ciechanowski (Poland)
  • Andrzej Czamara (Poland)
  • Maciej Hess (Poland)
  • Hubert Krysztofiak (Poland)
  • Jarek Krzywanski (Poland)
  • Andrzej Pokrywka (Poland)
  • Katarzyna Szmigielska (Poland)
  • Wojciech Widuchowski (Poland)
  • Andrzej Ziemba (Poland)
Organising Committee

Andrzej Czamara (Poland)

Vice Chairman

Andrzej Bugajski (Poland)

Members of Local Organising Committee (Poland)
  • Paulina Chylińska
  • Wiktor Czamara
  • Łukasz Dalecki
  • Anna Jegier
  • Zbigniew Kaptur
  • Krzysztof Kowalewski
  • Hubert Krysztofiak
  • Katarzyna Krzemińska
  • Bogusław Sadlik
  • Łukasz Sikorski
  • Rafał Szafraniec
  • Iwona Tymecka-Maciąg
  • Wojciech Widuchowski
  • Katarzyna Wilk
  • Andrzej Zaleski
  • Agnieszka Zembroń-Łacny
  • Andrzej Ziemba
  • Dorota Zowczak



Congress Programme

Congress Programme

  • Session. Exercise at 50 years old and beyond (90 min)
  • Session. Aging and Sport (90 min).
  • Session. Selected problems of the knee injury in children and adolescents (90 min)
  • Session. Exercise and immune health (90 min)
  • Session. Clinical and legal problems of Sports Medicine in Europe. A synthesis, summary and analysis (90 min)
  • Session. Sudden Cardiac Death in Sports. (90 min)
  • Session. From rehabilitation to Paralympics - challenges and threats in the sport of people with disabilities (90 min).
  • Session. Biological therapies in musculoskeletal sport injuries (90 min).
  • Session. Athlete's heart (90 min)
  • Session. Physiology of bed rest and detraining (90 min)
  • Session. Relative energy deficiency in sport (RED-S) as a challenge for modern sports medicine (90 min)
  • Session. Diagnosis and monitoring of treatment of selected musculoskeletal injuries (90 min)
  • Session. Physical activity for people with chronic diseases (90 min)
  • Session. Altitude training. (90 min)
  • Session. Power of Exercise. Health benefits and their monitoring in project “Exercise Prescription for Health” (90 min).
  • Session. Drugs, doping and antidoping in sports (90 min)
  • Session. Digital wearables in sports medicine and sports (90 min)
  • Session. Rehabilitation in sports medicine (90 min)


Registration TypeAmount
Regular Full Fee600
EFSMA Members500
PTMS Members400
Other health professionals, not physicians350
Physicians during specialization in sports medicine350
PhD Students350
One Day Registration250

The fee includes:

  • participation in all sessions listed in the program of the congress
  • congress materials
  • coffee breaks
  • Certificate of Attendance (COA)

The fee does not include:

  • the costs of lunches (€22) and the gala party (€85)
  • other events
  • accommodation
  • the car park in the Congress Centre

Payment for participation in the Congress will be available after registration.

Meals during EFSMA 2023 are paid extra. Details below in the Events section.


Please note that some of the meals are not included in the congress fee. Gala Dinner (limited seats) and lunches are an additional costs. Below you will find detailed information about the prices:

Gala Dinner (October 20th) 85 EUR

Lunch on Friday (October 20th) 22 EUR

Lunch on Saturday (October 21st) 22 EUR

The listed rates are gross amounts. Payments will need to be made to the account of the Convention Bureau - Wroclaw, after contacting or completing the form: meals form

The deadline for making the above-mentioned reservations expires on October 9, 2023. After this date, you will not be able to order and pay for a seat at lunches or Gala Dinner.

Suggested trips



The Polish Society of Sports Medicine (PTMS) and the European Federation of Sports Medicine Associations (EFSMA) invite Sports Medicine and Applied Sport Science researchers, professionals and students to submit their presentation abstracts for the 12th EFSMA Congress of Sports Medicine which will take place in Wroclaw, Poland, from October 19-21, 2023, under the following guidelines::


The main partner of the Congress is the Mayor of Wrocław and the City of Wrocław
Other partners


Below is a document for companies - exhibitors, which is also an application form. After deciding that your company will participate in the EFSMA 2023 congress, please fill out the form (please mark with an X the selected option of the position for the exhibitor, then enter the company details and sign) and send it to [email protected]. Then, please pay the amount due for the exhibition stand to the account provided in the application form. After receiving the payment into our account, we will issue and send you an invoice.

12th EFSMA Congress POLMED Certificate



Congress Secretariat

College of Physiotherapy in Wroclaw
Tadeusza Kościuszki 4, 50-038 Wrocław

[email protected]

Marta Kołecka, Katarzyna Wilk
+48 71 342 50 02

Wiktor Czamara
+48 501 627 690

Contact to the Chairman of the Organizing Committee

Andrzej Czamara (Poland)
+48 606 246 746
[email protected]