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The physically-challenged athlete: medical issues and assessment

The physically-challenged athlete: medical issues and assessment

Sports Medicine 29(4): 245-258

The rate and pattern of injuries is similar in both physically-challenged and able-bodied athletic participation. However, understanding of the unique medical issues faced by physically-challenged athletes is necessary in conducting appropriate pre-participation evaluations and developing strategies for injury prevention and medical management. Review of the literature provides insight for choosing relevant tests and interpreting components of the physical examination for this population. More research is needed in the management of medical problems specific to the physically-challenged athlete.

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