Students from the Alma Mater Europaea University Meet with Famous Paralympic Athletes

Third-year students physiotherapists from the Alma Mater Europaea University met with famous Paralympic athletes – world and European champion in swimming Darko Đurić and prize-winner of the European Dance Championship Nino Batagelj. The meeting took place on Saturday, 18 May 2019, as part of the optional subject Sport Activities of Persons with Disabilities” (teacher – Master Tine Kovačič).

During the meeting, athletes shared their life experiences with future physiotherapists, talked about top-level sports and the role of inclusion in sport. By practical examples, students familiarised themselves with the important role of a physiotherapist in post-injury rehabilitation, prevention of injuries, and the preparation of Paralympic athletes for competitions.