Is Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) actual science or relief from belief?

Discover the world of sports management through the AISTS Sports Medicine podcast, featuring interviews with leading experts, professionals and academics.

In this month's AISTS Sports Medicine podcast Vineet Basu and Corentin Caporal explore the topic of PRP, Platelet Rich Plasma, and try to answer the question “Is PRP actual science or relief from belief?”  During the past several years, much has been written about a preparation called platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and its potential effectiveness in the treatment of injuries. This podcast takes a closer look at human blood and provides us with easy to understand information about the use of PRP as a healing agent.  To find out why athletes such as Tiger Woods and tennis star Rafael Nadal use PRP  listen here:

The AISTS Sports Medicine podcast series was created by AISTS Head of Sports Medicine, Dr Boris Gojanovic (@DrSportSante) and are entirely scripted, recorded and produced by participants of the AISTS MAS in Sport Administration programme.

To learn more about the AISTS Master of Advanced Studies in Sport Administration and Technology, visit www.aists.org/mas

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About the AISTS

The International Academy of Sports Science and Technology (AISTS) was founded in 2000 by the IOC and leading Swiss institutions and universities. A not-for-profit foundation, the AISTS is committed to professionalising sports management through continuing education, applied research and an engaging platform for industry connections. Our flagship programme is the postgraduate Master of Advanced Studies in Sport Administration and Technology – educating aspiring sport managers from all over the world since 2003. Each year, the AISTS delivers over 900 hours of continuing education, workshops, seminars and projects, bringing together over 140 international sports experts in the sciences of Management, Technology, Law, Medicine, and Sociology – all in the efforts of building a better world through sport.

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