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Definition and Scope of Sports Medicine

Medical supervision of the competitive and recreational athlete

The provision of appropriate physical exercise and sport(s) for persons who are disabled in any way.

Anything with exercise and sports is sports medicine

2

Is sports medicine considered a medial specialty?

No

- A distinct body of knowledge must be established defining it as a separate field

- Need to establish practices independent of other specialties

3

Refers to a chronic injury resulting from excessive repetition of a common activity or performance of an activity to which an individual is unable to tolerate.

Overuse Syndromes

4

Classification of Sports Injuries to Lower Extremity:

Acute

“Chronic” but improving or having the ability to improve overuse injuries --> still have ability to treat but if progresses like below will need to have further workups

Chronic but not improving or “chronic static” injuries ( after a year)

5

Acute ______ most likely causes myotendinous junction disruption or avulsion fracture at soft tissue/bone interface

severe trauma

6

Rule of Three

When running 3 times bodyweight is distributed on the weight-bearing foot

Walking to running

Even minor imbalances are magnified 3 times with running.

7

Theory of the psychology of injury (6)

Denial
Anger
Down playing
Depression
Acceptance and commitment to recovery
Fear of re-injury

8

Pushing to meet and exceed expectations of self and others
Fear of failure
Coping with stress (physical punishment is proportional to level of stress)

Long-term overtraining syndrome