The International Olympic Committee with Lars Engebretsen by BMJ talk medicine published on 2013-04-23T10:30:03Z In anther podcast recorded at the UKSEM conference held in London in November, Karim Khan (BJSM editor) talks to Lars Engebretsen (head of science and research for the International Olympic Committee). They discuss the IOC’s work in trauma research, health promotion, and the BJSM-IOC special issues. 2:32: The launch of the IOC’s focus on injury prevention and health promotion (IPHP). 4:00 - Periodic health exam - should athletes be screened prior to major competition? Can we prevent high level athletes from dying on the field? 6:20 - The IOC Centres of Excellence program - advancing applied sports and exercise medicine research 7:43 - Conference opportunities in the field - what is coming up?