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Anti-Doping and Scientific Seminar in Antalya

Turkish Weightlifting Federation organized an Anti-Doping and Scientific Seminar within the 2019 IWF Development Program. The 3-days seminar taking place in Antalya, Turkey aimed to educate the Turkish coaches who were present with an amazing 157 people.

The lecturers from various national Universities gave information about Traditional weightlifting training, Plyometric and pull training and its effects on strength and performance, how to strengthen weak muscle groups, Injuries and protection in weightlifting among other lectures.

Dr. Rüştü Güner, General Director of Turkish Anti-Doping Commission talked about the supplements and drew the participants’ attention to the non controlled supplements. Also, Dr. Dogan Atlihan, member of the IWF Medical Committee informed the coaches about the work of the Committee and mentioned some sports injuries that occurred during the past IWF World Championships in his presentation.

The President of the Turkish Weightlifting Federation, Mr Tamer Taspinar closed the highly informative seminar.