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Special issues and concerns for the high school- and college-aged athletes.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12119864     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Increasing numbers of high school- and college-aged students are participating in sports. As sport participation and intensity increases, the frequency of associated heat related illnesses and acute and chronic overuse injuries will continue to become more prevalent. The sports medicine physician plays an essential role not only in the practice and treatment of injuries but also in educating athletes about safe and healthy exercise habits that will provide life long benefits.
Authors:
Thomas J Martin; James S Martin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric clinics of North America     Volume:  49     ISSN:  0031-3955     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  2002 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-07-17     Completed Date:  2002-07-31     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401126     Medline TA:  Pediatr Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  533-52     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, 500 University Drive, Hershey, PA 17033, USA. sjwertz@psu.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Athletic Injuries / physiopathology,  prevention & control*
Cumulative Trauma Disorders / physiopathology,  therapy
Female
Goals
Heat Stress Disorders / physiopathology,  prevention & control
Humans
Male
Schools
Sports / psychology*
Sports Medicine / methods
Students*
Universities

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