The EuroLeague Players' Association (ELPA) will hold its annual congress (EPIC) next May in Mataró, at the TecnoCampus facilities. This association represents the interests of basketball players in the first European competition, the Euroleague, and advises them in all sporting and non-sporting areas.

The ELPA Performance International Congress (EPIC) will be held on May 10 at the TecnoCampus, the result of the collaboration agreement signed by the managing director of this entity, Bostjan Nachbar, with the general director of the TecnoCampus, Josep Lluís Checa, and the councilor for Education, Vocational Training, University and Sports of Mataró, Beatriz Delgado.

Last year, the 2nd edition of EPIC was held in Italy, where members of the ELPA Performance Advisory Board presented innovative solutions in the areas of training, injury prevention, recovery, rehabilitation, performance management , psychology and nutrition. EPIC's goal is to share professional knowledge with professional basketball players, their personal and club performance teams, and all those in the performance field who work closely with athletes. 

Details of this year's program will be revealed in the coming weeks, and registration will also open. students linked to the field of Physiotherapy and the Degree in Sciences of Physical Activity and Sport will thus have the opportunity to attend a first-class international meeting where the most innovative practices in the high competition in the various areas that affect the performance of basketball players.

Bostjan Nachbar, Director General, ELPA: "We are delighted that EPIC 2024 will be held at the TecnoCampus in Mataró. At ELPA we care about connecting with like-minded organizations and we couldn't think of a better partner. Its facilities are incredible and its convenient location will mean an opportunity for Barcelona residents and foreigners to attend an event focused on the sporting performance of top-level professional basketball players. As in previous years, EPIC will be the event where the latest ideas and approaches are shared with the rest of the basketball performance world."

Beatriz Delgado Castro, Councilor for Education, Vocational Training, University and Sports: "Mataró is committed to sport and the fact that the city can host an event like this of international relevance is a source of pride, because it demonstrates the work being done at the municipal level and, especially, from the TecnoCampus, in this area"

Josep Lluís Checa López, general director of TecnoCampus: "As a center attached to the Pompeu Fabra University, we are firmly committed to sport through the degree in Physical Activity and Sport Sciences and all postgraduate training related to this field. The agreement with the EuroLeague Players' Association to hold the EuroLeague Performance International Congress at TecnoCampus puts us on the map of relevant events related to sport, and specifically basketball."

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