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A Woman's Knees: Preventing Sports Injuries in Female Runners
Sat 5 November 2016, 12:30 PM – 4:00 PM SGT
Women are more prone to knee injuries than men. Due to a combination of anatomical, biomechanical and other
factors, female athletes are two to six times more likely to suffer an injury. Mount Elizabeth Hospital sports specialists, Dr Kevin Lee and Dr Andy Wee, explain the common injuries, how to lower this risk, and surgical options that are available.
1.30pm: Female athletes: Why are they more injury-prone? By Dr Andy Wee
2.00pm: Common Running Injuries by Dr Kevin Lee
3.00pm: Danger Signs in Running Injuries: When to seek early treatment? By Dr Andy Wee
3.30pm: Questions & Answers
4.00pm: High-tea Buffet
A scrumptious high-tea buffet will be provided for this educational and interactive seminar.