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Putting Sports on Scientific Basis Encouraged in DPRK

Pyongyang, March 28 (KCNA) — The Academy of Sports Science in the DPRK makes positive contribution to putting sports on a scientific basis.

The Sports Medicine Institute under the academy has made achievements in the research into medical control for raising the condition of players to the maximum and the one into ailments related with sports and injuries.
A progress was also made in the research into step-by-step health checkup for players and estimation of their physical development and adaptability to the intensity of training at every training stage.
The Sports Science Institute under the academy developed a “System for Selecting Reserve Athlete” and other programs and introduced them into sports teams across the country.
In particular, the institute updated an aid program for basketball game and training, thus putting the training of basketball players on a higher scientific basis.
Meanwhile, the Athletic Apparatus Institute under the academy is directing its efforts to home-production of athletic apparatuses.

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