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1 Introduction to sports medicine
Chapter 1

2 What is sports medicine?

3 Sports Medicine Human Performance Injury Management
Exercise Physiology Practice of Medicine Biomechanics Sports Physical Therapy Sport Psychology Athletic Training Sports Nutrition Sports Massage

4 The players on the sports medicine team
Physicians Dentist Podiatrist Nurse Physicians Assistant Physical Therapist Athletic Trainer Massage Therapist Exercise Physiologist Biomechanist Nutritionist Sport Psychologist Coaches Strength & Conditioning Specialist Social Worker

5 The primary players Physician Coach Athlete Athletic Trainer Parents

6 physician Oversees Sports Medicine team
Makes final decisions regarding patient care MD, DO, PA-C, NPr

7 Dentist, podiatrist, Chiropractor
Specialized doctors Focus on 1 body part Teeth, feet, spine Dentist – emergency procedures Podiatrist – preventative Chiropractor – both DDS, DPM, DC

8 Physical therapist Specializes in post-injury rehabilitation
Range of motion Strength Neural injuries Returning athletes to previous levels or better PTA, PT, MPT, DPT, _CS

9 Nutritionist & Registered dietitian
Dietary alterations or considerations Food allergies Forms goals Weight loss Weight management Muscle:fat ratios Weight gain RD, CCN, CNS

10 Sports psychologist Specialize in advising and counseling athlete
Performance, anxiety, relaxation PhD, PsyD

11 Strength & conditioning specialist
Performance enhancement Fitness programs Goal-oriented Strength, speed, endurance SCS, CSCS, PES

12 coach Focus on sport-specific training
Skills Formations Concepts Certification for advanced levels only

13 parent Guardians Decision-makers for minors
Base of support & encouragement

14 Athletic trainer Most directly responsible for all phases of health care in an athletic environment Injury prevention Providing initial first aid and injury management Evaluating injuries Designing and supervising rehabilitation Specific roles and responsibilities are defined by the specific work situation

15 Historical developments of sports medicine organizations
International Federation of Sports Medicine (1928) American Academy of Family Physicians (1947) National Athletic Trainers’ Association (1950) American College of Sports Medicine (1954) American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (1972) National Strength and Conditioning Association (1978) American Academy of Pediatrics, Sports Committee (1979) Sports Physical Therapy Section of APTA (1981) NCAA Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports (1985)

16 International Federation of Sports Medicine (1928)
Federation Internationale de Medecine Sportive (FIMS) Created at the 1928 Olympic Games in St. Moritz, Switzerland Principal purpose to promote the study and development of sports medicine throughout the world Made up of national sports medicine associations of over 100 countries Organization is mulitdisciplinary, including many disciplines that are concerned with physically active individuals

17 American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
Patterned after FIMS (Umbrella Organization) Interested in the study of all aspects of sports Membership composed of medical doctors, PhD’s, physical educators, athletic trainers, coaches, exercise physiologists, biomechanists and others interested in sports

18 National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA)
To enhance the quality of health care for athletes and those engaged in physical activity, and to advance the profession of athletic training through education and research in the prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation of injuries

19 Sports medicine careers
Often clinical in nature Hands-on approach to patient healthcare Evaluative Baseline levels Pre- & post-tests National norms/standards

20 Personal characteristics
People skills Communication skills Leadership skills Compassion & empathy Good listening skills Ability to follow directions & be a team player Healthy body Sincere desire to continually learn Positive attitude

21 Questions?

22 Internet Research: 3 sports medicine careers you are interested in
10 facts of each Education Certification process Job settings characteristics homework Due Weds beginning of class. 10 points

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