08 October 2007

Australia will bring over 70 medical staff in Beijing Olympics

Medical team to give Australia the 'edge'@AOC

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) will take over 70 medical specialists to next year’s Olympics in Beijing. Their intention…. to provide the best possible health care for the Australia’s athletes and give our Team the edge over the opposition.

Particular emphasis will be placed on providing the best methods to cope with heat stress and respiratory problems during competition.

To compliment the medical strategy the AOC has also leased a Beijing school where they will establish a recovery centre with swimming pools, ice baths, massage and full gym facilities.

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