Psychological well being of boxers would be the principal subject to be mentioned through the medical seminar to be held on the World Boxing Affiliation (WBA) Centennial Conference, which is able to happen on the Caribe Royale Lodge in Orlando, Florida, from December 11-14.
The pioneering group and its medical committee can have as its principal banner an issue that has effects on many fighters right this moment and that must be watched carefully and handled correctly.
“The psychological well being of our athletes would be the central theme of the Medical Seminar of our WBA Centennial Conference, to be held subsequent December in Orlando, Florida,” mentioned WBA President Gilberto Jesus Mendoza.
There have been a number of circumstances lately amongst very outstanding names who’ve needed to withdraw from fights, take prolonged breaks and even take into consideration retirement because of their scenario, which makes it obligatory to deal with the problem in a extra direct means.
“Given the circumstances of boxers who’ve been affected by issues related to psychological well being, with better recurrence lately, we should handle this problem head-on from the organizations, incorporating it into the talk, and prioritizing it together with different medical points which might be inherent to boxing, that are of important significance,” the chief continued.
Mendoza assured that the scenario must be expressed by those that have needed to cope with these issues and, clearly, specialists are wanted to offer their viewpoint. The group can have visitors on the conference to be introduced within the coming weeks.
“We are going to work with our medical committee, along with particular visitors and the boxing neighborhood, to be taught extra about this complicated problem and, if doable, construct collectively proposals to raised perceive this downside, warn about its results and suggest a medical method,” mentioned Mendoza.