“Every day, more athletes go beyond and what motivates us is overcome us, compete and seek our limits, which is causing an increased incidence and severity of acute and chronic injuries due to sports.”
This increase of sports injuries has not gone unnoticed by the European Community which has already conducted several studies in this respect and is beginning to make awareness-raising campaigns to enable athletes to perform their physical activity addressed and personalized. Only in Europe, more than 2.5 million of non-contact sport injuries are produced each year, which represents a serious economic and social problem.
At SM Genomics, we believe that prevention and proactive actions focused on personalizing physical activity and rehabilitation are essential to reduce the risk of injury and better recovery. This is the reason we offer to sports amateur market our Sports Injury Genetic Test (SIGT), genetic analysis developed and validated in professional athletes that explores 17 genetic changes (polymorphisms or SNPs) related to: