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SPORTS MEDICINE

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									SPORTS MEDICINE
   Broad field of medical practices related to physical
    activity and sport

   Involves a number of specialties involving active
    populations

   Typically classified as relating to performance
    enhancement or injury care and management
HISTORY
   Late 19th Century “rubbed downs” & applied
    counter irritants
   Post WWI-1980’s concerned with health & safety
    of athletes
   Now found in various settings
        Human          Injury
      Performance     Management

Exercise Physiology    Practice of Medicine

Biomechanics           Sports Physical Therapy

Sport Psychology       Athletic Training

Sports Nutrition

Sports Massage
SPORTS MED PROFESSIONALS
   Physicians                Exercise Physiologist
   Dentist                   Biomechanist
   Podiatrist                Nutritionist
   Nurse                     Sport Psychologist
   Physicians Assistant      Coaches
   Physical Therapist        Strength & Conditioning
   Athletic Trainer           Specialist
   Massage Therapist         Social Worker
   Ophthalmologist           Neurologist
   Dermatologist             Osteopath
   Gynecologist              Psychiatrist
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
   Create standards
   Train & educate members
   Establish & regulate requirements
   Uphold code of ethics
DUTIES (NATA performance domains)
   Prevention of injuries
   Clinical evaluation
   Immediate care
   Treatment, rehab & reconditioning
   Organization & Administration
CERTIFIED ATHLETIC TRAINERS
   Traditional Settings      Modern Settings
   Professional teams        Professional sports
   Colleges                  Hospitals/clinics
   Secondary Schools         Industrial settings
   Mainly athletes           Military
                              Equipment sales
                               Physician extenders

								
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