The Pediatric Sports Medicine doctors specialize in sports injuries in children. Those injuries can range from common sprains and strains to growth plate injuries, osteochondritis dissecans, patella subluxation/dislocation, discoid meniscus, and injuries of the anterior cruciate ligament.
A pediatric sport is field of sports medicine meant not only for enhancement of health and fitness, but also for the prevention of injury and illness. A sports medicine physician must have knowledge and experience in the promotion of wellness and the prevention of injury.
Knowledge about special areas of medicine such as exercise physiology, biomechanics, nutrition, psychology, physical rehabilitation, epidemiology, physical evaluation, injuries (treatment and prevention and referral practice), and the role of exercise in promoting a healthy life style are essential to the practice of sports medicine. The sports medicine physician requires special education to provide the knowledge to improve the health care of the individual engaged in physical exercise (sports) whether as an individual or in team participation.
Special Issue on Sports Medicine and Exercise physiology
Keeping all these instances into consideration, Journal of Sports Medicine and Doping Studies Invites paper submission for our special issue based on “sports medicine and Exercise physiology” and “sports management” from quality authors till 30th of September 2015. All these articles would be published in October issue of our Journal.