Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine is a specialized area of medicine that deals with physical fitness and treatment and prevention of injuries related to sports and exercise. Contrary to popular belief, sports medicine isn’t just for the professional athletes.

It deals with physiology and sports biology: energy metabolism, body adaptation to stress, training and overtraining, exhaustion and recovery and so on.

Sports Medicine deals with the following specifics:

  • Exercise
  • Age of  patient
  • Health
  • Type of physical activity

It includes the prevention of accidents, the emergency management of injuries sport, and supervision and evaluation of medical training in athletes.