Sports Med. Chapter 1
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Athlete's Circle of Care
2. Coaching staff
3. Athletic training staff
4. Parents, Personal family doctor
5. Sports medicine specialist, nutritionist, physical therapist, personal fitness trainer, chiropractor, school nurse, massage therapist, sports psychologist
The study and application of scientific and medical knowledge to aspects of exercise and injury prevention
Goal of sports medicine
To promote health and fitness while preventing, treating, and rehabilitating injury
When did sports med. start developing?
early 20th century
Why did sports med. start?
Physical training & rehabilitation of military vets. became major concern
One of first known meetings
Sports Physician's Congress in Germany, 1912
What is ASCM and when was it founded?
American College of Sports Medicine, 1954
Why has sports medicine became a growing field?
Society today is largely focused on physical performance and body condition. Furthermore, the competiveness of sports has increased which also increases business value, strength of athletes, and the level of importance placed on success. Therefore, specialized care has become necessary.
Physician specialized in sports med. & helps the athlete maximize function & minimize time away from sports; works in cooperation with family doctor
Primary physician in athlete's care. Works in cooperation with team doctor.
How many additional years must you have in schooling for sports med. licensure?
Physician Assistant (PA): profession, skills, employment
Mid-level healthcare practicioner who works interdependently w/ physicians to provide diagnostic and therapeutic care. ~ Take patient histories, perform physical examinations, order lab & diagnostic studies, develop patient treatment plans (most states can write prescriptions) ~ May include patient edu., medical edu., health admin., & research
Physical Therapist (PT): profession, employment
Health care specialist responsible for performing treatments that require special training in therapeutic exercises, hydrotherapy, electrotherapy. Perform procedures dealing w/ individual muscles & muscular movement. ~ Hospitals, nursing homes, schools, outpatient clinics, fitness facilities, home enviornments, industrial companies
Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA): profession, skills
Health care specialist who works w/ physical therapist to assist in developing treatment plans for the rehabilitation of injury. ~ Document treatment progress, make modifications in accordance w/ patient status & within scope of treatment plans, make note of patient's responses to treatment
PT & PTA Goal/Training
To improve movement & function, relieve pain, and expand mobility potential
Chiropractor: profession, skills
Health care specialist who provides conservative management of neuromuscoskeletal disorders & functional clincal conditions ~ Naturally provide adjustment & manipulation of articulation and adjacent tissues of the human body
Massage Therapist purpose
Promote health, healing, and stress management
Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
Specialist who designs and implements safe & effective strength and conditioning programs
National Strength Conditioning Association
NSCA Certified Personal Trainer (NSCA-CPT)
Specialist who designs and implements safe and effective strength and conditioning programs with individual clients
CPT & CSCS: employment, interaction
Schools, health & fitness clubs, client's home ~ work w/ certified athletic trainer to design specific workouts to fit an individual athlete's needs
Sports Nutritionist: profession, purpose
Health care specialist who designs special diets w/ goal of enhancing athletic performance. Properly instruct athletes on correct diet, supplements, & dietary aids. ~ Maximize performance!!
Sports Psychologist: profession, techniques, employment
Specialist who works w/ athletes to recover from serious injury through emotional support. Assist in goal setting and motivation. ~ Use goal setting and imagery ~ Clinical settings, educational institutions, private practices, pro. sports teams
Role of Coaches
1. Teach to compete w/out injury
2. Refer athletes to certified athletic trainer or family physician as soon as injury occurs
Role of Parents
Nutrition, conditioning, prevention. Meet athlete's cirlce. Don't pressure athlete to work through pain.
1st to communicate w/ injured athlete...
Athlete's COC in one word
Team/Family doctor promotes...
prevention of illness & injury, lifelong fitness & wellness
CPTs accredited by NSCA
Published works that have been used for over 1000 years. Medical researcher/philosopher. Engaged in field as well.
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