*Expert guidance to keep sports persons healthy and fit; Health n Medical Education Minister Dr.K.Sudhakar*

*Expert guidance to keep sports persons healthy and fit; Health n Medical Education Minister Dr.K.Sudhakar*
   

*Expert guidance to keep sports persons healthy and fit; Health & Medical Education Minister Dr.K.Sudhakar*

*MoU between Sports department and RGUHS*

*Bengaluru – April 15, 2021*: 

A programme has been designed for sports persons in the state to keep them healthy and. State Youth Empowerment and Sports department and RGUHS have entered into an MoU where Health experts from RGUHS will guide the talented sports persons, said Health & medical Education Minister Dr.K.Sudhakar. He was speaking to the media here on Thursday.

An MoU has been signed by officials of Sports department, RGUHS and the department of Sports Sciences. Speaking on the occasion the Health Minister said that department of youth empowerment and sports has designed a programme to provide quality health care to resident sport persons in 34 sports hostels in the state.

Sports is very important for youth. It helps to maintain both physical and mental health. The sports medicine and other experts in RGUHS will guide to keep them healthy and fit by maintaining right and balanced diet and activities suitable for each individual, said the Minister.

We need to question ourselves that how many medals we are winning in Olympics in a country like India with population over 130 Crore. There is no dearth of talent in our country, but proper guidance is what the need of the hour. Sports department is putting efforts to induce new concepts. RGUHS is assisting in this task. Residents of 34 sports hostels should get maximum benefit out of it. This will yield better results and earn good fame for the country, said Dr.Sudhakar.

*MoU*

• This will help talented sports persons from rural area who are undergoing training in sports hostels. It will create awareness among these persons regarding diet, nutrition, health, sports medicine and fitness.

• RGUHS is known for its research in various fields including sports medicine. The experts from this university will guide the sports persons.

• Everyday medical check up, information regarding the injury, treatment methods, balanced diet and the practices to be followed to keep them mentally & physically fit etc will be taught to them.

• Sports hostels can seek the help of various expert doctors in Medical colleges in their respective districts.