Sports Medicine and Adaptive Sports

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This chapter is an overview of the key concepts of sports medicine for physiatrists. The chapter covers topics such as the role of a team physician, athletic conditioning, training principles, injury prevention, functional rehabilitation, biomechanics, performance-enhancing drugs, emergency care, and common medical conditions of the athlete. The chapter also reviews specific populations and adaptive sports.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBraddom's Rehabilitation Care
Subtitle of host publicationA Clinical Handbook
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)9780323479042
ISBN (Print)9780323497336
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2018


  • adaptive sports
  • altitude training
  • anabolic steroids
  • biomechanics
  • blood doping
  • concussion
  • exercise-associated collapse
  • exercise-induced bronchospasm
  • female athlete triad
  • kinetic chain
  • overtraining
  • performance-enhancing drugs
  • periodization
  • return-to-play
  • sports medicine
  • stingers
  • sudden cardiac arrest
  • team physician


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