Every Tuesday, a sports physician is present at the SMA (Sports Medical Center) Science Park in USC Universum. For health checks as well as consultations.
Why visit a sports physician?
If you do get injured it is advisable to seek professional advice to find out how to recover in an optimal way. The sports physician can help both absolute beginners as well as professional athletes. Furthermore you can consult the sports physician for short tests and check-ups.
Our sports physician
Liesbeth Lim is very experienced in different kinds of elite sports. For 15 years she was committed as sports physician to the Koninklijke Nederlandse Gymnastiek Unie. There she did the medical assistance of the national gymnastics selection. She has ample experience as a team physician at (elite) sports events, among which: ‘WK, EK, NK, Universiade, Koninkrijk Spelen, Europese Jeugd Olympische Dagen and at international training stages’. She contributed to the IOC book series ‘Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science, Gymnastics’; prove of her extensive track record in the gymnastics arena.
Since 2016 sports physicians are registered as medical specialists. Therefore (injury) consultations are covered by the ‘Basisverzekering’ (health insurance). You need a referral from your general practitioner.
Sports tests, compulsory tests and cycle tests are covered by the ‘Aanvullende verzekering’ (additional health insurance, if you have any). For these tests you do not need a referral from your general practitioner.
Health tests at the USC
At the SMA Science Park you can also get short health tests. For these tests you do not need a referral from your general practitioner. These tests are not covered by health insurance. You pay in advance at the front desk of USC Universum.
– Blood pressure and Heart rate
– (Total) cholesterol check
– Glucose check (blood sugar level)
– Hb check: Hemoglobine check (red corpuscles, anaemia test)
– Cholesterol & glucose check
– Blood pressure/heart rate & cholesterol check
Blood pressure/heart rate & cholesterol, glucose & Hb check
– Heart film in rest (ECG)
– Pulmonary function test