INTRODUCING …

Keynote Speakers The European Association of Surfing Doctors (EASD) is delighted to introduce another Keynote Speaker for Conference 2015.   Dr. Brian Tissot (California, USA) Professor Tissot is a surfer and a marine ecologist with over three decades of experience conducting research on temperate and tropical marine ecosystems. He received his Ph.D. in Zoology from […]

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Surfer’s Academy: “Why do we ride waves?” by Boris Bornemann

Surfer’s Academy – “Why do we ride waves?” by Boris Bornemann from The EASD on Vimeo. Boris Bornemann explores the psychological and neurobiological processes underlying wave riding at Outreach 2014: Surfer’s Academy (Saturday, 13 September 2014). Learn how Intrinsic and Extrinsic motivation, Flow states, and Dopamine pathways are at play when we surf. What drives big […]

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Highlights: Pipeline Surf Medicine Conference

Highlights: Pipeline Surf Medicine Conference from The EASD on Vimeo. The Pipeline Surf Medicine Conference was organised by Waves of Health in conjunction with the Straub Clinic and Hospital, Honolulu, Hawaii, and took place on Saturday, 06/12/2014. Medical specialists, including Dr. Clayton Everline MD, and allied healthcare professionals gathered to share their knowledge, experience, and […]

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Rips and stuff!

“Rip Currents … What Every Water User Needs to Know” by Tim Jones Rips are, to most of us, a fantastic aid to our surfing when understood. They help us pass out through waves to the takeoff area and often they define the “peak” and create a better breaking wave. So what are rips? A […]

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Safety in the Surf

“Preparation is key to staying safe” by Peter Conroy Developing robust ‘in-the-surf’ safety procedures, like those we employ for fighting fires and tackling other emergencies, has long been a personal goal of mine. Surfing safety is quite new to Ireland, as is surfing.  Devising procedures for safety in the surf is, relatively speaking, in its […]

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