The European Center for Peace and Development established by the United Nations University for Peace (ECPD), within its International Knowledge Transfer Program in the field of Medical and Biomedical Studies, in cooperation with the Ministry of Health of Serbia, Ministry of Health of Montenegro, Ministry of Health of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of the Republic of Srpska, Technical University of Berlin (Germany), Long Island University (USA), VAMK University (Finland), Istituto Superiore di Sanità (Italy), National School of Public Health of Greece and South-Eastern Europe Health Network (SEEHN), is organizing




(Belgrade, 23 – 26 January 2020)


The European Center for Peace and Development University for Peace established by the United Nations is organizing this School with a view to familiarise participants with the latest findings, practical and scientific advances in the field of sports and recreational medicine thus contributing to the promotion of sports and sports recreation. Dynamic development of sports medicine and the increasing need for subspecialist knowledge in this field require a new approach to the education of professionals and satisfying partial knowledge of participants. The School is intended for doctors and graduates of Faculties of Physical Education and Sports, but also for other professionals in the area of sports and recreation.

Co-Directors of the ECPD International Specialist School of Sports Medicine are Prof. Dr. Vladimir Jakovljević, Dean of the Faculty of Medical Sciences University of Kragujevac and Prof. Dr. Vladimir Jorga, University of Belgrade and Dean of the ECPD International Faculty of Sport. Lectures are delivered by distinguished experts and professors, selected according to the highest academic standards of the ECPD UN University for Peace.

Program of the School is implemented within four thematic seminars, aimed at education of physicians, pharmacists, nurses and health technicians.



The School Program covers the following thematic areas:


Sports cardiology and clinical sports medicine


Principles, importance and methodology of pre-competition examination

Cardiology as diagnostic tool in sports

Contraindications to sports participation

Sports and medical aspects of female athletes

Basic principles of sports medicine for paediatric population

Principles of exercise programming and dosing

Medical hygiene and ecology of sports

Sports psychology and psychotherapy: basic concepts


Sports nutrition and supplementation


Definition of the nutritional status in sports


Dietary needs for athletes in various sports

Diet before, during and after sports activities

Meal Plans in recreational and top sports

Nutrition techniques for change in body mass and structure

Ergogenic aids in sports

Basics of doping and anti-doping control

Dietary pattern disorders in sports


Sports traumatology and rehabilitation


Epidemiology of sports injuries – modern trends


Endogenous and exogenous factors of sports injuries and principles of prevention


Basic diagnostic principles of sports injuries


Conservative treatment of acute sports injuries


Management of chronic sports injuries


Principles of emergency sports medicine


Basics of sport rehabilitation with practical case studies


Medical care of a sports team – role of a sports doctor


Functional diagnostics in sports


Parameters of morpho-functional diagnostics in sports medicine

and sports sciences

Direct and indirect definition of aerobic capacity 

Basics of biochemical monitoring in sports

Measurement of aerobic capacity and capacity in sports

Methodology of strength and power testing in sports disciplines

Histological testing in sports: practical guidelines

Measurement of body dimensions and structure of body composition

Identifying talents and profiling in top sports


The School is granted international and national accreditation, which means that participants who complete the planned curriculum shall acquire an international Certificate, co-signed by ECPD University for Peace established by the United Nations (ECPD), University of Kragujevac and VAMK University, Finland, which is recognized in all member states of the United Nations.



School participants may choose to attend individual, combined or all seminars together. Registration fee for each individual module is 170 EUR, whereas registration fee for all four modules, attended continuously, is 590 EUR. The fee includes costs of preparation and organization of lectures, as well as teaching material and literature.

Applications for participation should be submitted to the European Center for Peace and Development (ECPD) UN University for Peace, Terazije 41, 11000 Belgrade; fax: +381 11 3240-673, +381 11 3234-082, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view and









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University for Peace established by the United Nations

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+381 11 3246-041;
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